NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PURCHASE OF INTERESTS IN LANDS UNDER THE COMMUNITY PRESERVATION PROGRAM AT COOKINGHAM FARM (WEST) IN THE TOWN OF RED HOOK
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook on May 24, 2023 at 7:35 o’clock P.M. local time for the Cookingham Farm (West) described below, at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571, pursuant to Town’s Community Preservation Fund Program (“CPF Program”), to hear all interested persons regarding the acquisition of an interest or right in real property to preserve open space pursuant to Section 247 of the General Municipal Law, including the purchase of a contractual right necessary to achieve the purposes of such provisions, for each such project. The Town’s purchase of a conservation easement interest and other interests is proposed to be financed from the CPF Program. The total project cost for the CPF Program acquisition is estimated not to exceed $1,115,000.
Cookingham Farm (West): Application submitted by Theodore Cookingham for acquisition of a conservation easement or a third party enforcement right in a conservation easement thereof, with respect to approximately 80.5 +/- total acres, a portion of which may include trail access, and further acquisition of lands or rights in land of approximately 34 +/- total acres, with respect the following parcels with the following approximate acreage, all located in the Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York:
68 Willow Brook Lane
7617 N. Broadway, Village of Red Hook
69 Linden Ave.
7621 N. Broadway, Village of Red Hook
All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard in person or by directing comments in writing to the Town Board, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571. All reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. In such a case, please notify the Town Clerk in advance at the above address or by phone 845-758-4606 so that arrangements can be made.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a copy of said application is available for review at the office of the Town Clerk, Red Hook Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571.
By order of the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook, dated May 9, 2023
Town Clerk, Town of Red Hook