NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PURCHASE 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 7:45 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, 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. The proposed purchase price is $2,110,000. The Town is also considering approval of the acquisition of an interest under the Town’s Community Preservation Fund; if so approved, the assemblage acquisition would be subject to and offset by acquisition of a conservation easement and certain fee or other real property interests through the Community Preservation Fund. It is also proposed that a portion of the purchase price may be paid from funds available under Section 143-49.2.
Cookingham Farm (West): Proposal for sale by Theodore Cookingham of an assemblage of approximately 114.8 +/- total acres, consisting of 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