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ENB - Region 7 Notices 1/10/2018

Negative Declaration

Cayuga County - The Town Board of the Town of Mentz, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of the Town of Mentz Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact.

In April 2016 the Town of Mentz received a Municipal Agricultural & Farmland Protection Planning Grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to create a Agriculture and Farmland Protection Plan for the Town. This plan's goals and objectives are designed to conserve and protect both the business and livelihood of agriculture and farmland in the Town. This plan calls for the Town Board to establish an Agricultural Advisory Committee tasked with implementing the objectives of the plan The action of adopting this plan will not have a direct impact on any land or natural resources in the Town. All future projects resulting from this plan will be subject to SEQR review.

The project is located throughout the Town of Mentz, New York.

Contact: Richard T. Nielens, Town of Mentz, PO Box 798, Port Byron, NY 13140; Phone: (315) 776-8692, E-mail: townofmentz@tds.net.


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