Be encouraged for more towns in our state to take such steps as Brighton NY. These actions need to take place before final state regulations are made so that a company cannot "grandfather" themselves into an area!
BRIGHTON IS THE FIRST TOWN IN MONROE COUNTY TO TAKE THIS STEP--AND THEY PASSED IT!
RESOLUTION PASSED AT PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Article 3 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York and a resolution of the Town Board of the Town of Brighton adopted December 14, 2011, the Town Board will hold a public hearing at the Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Avenue in said Town on the 28th day of December, 2011, at a meeting commencing at 7:30 p.m., to hear all parties and citizens for and against the adoption of the proposed Local Law of 2011 for the Town of Brighton entitled Hydraulic Fracturing and Related Activities Moratorium Local Law, the text of which is on file in the Town Clerk s Office where it may be examined during business hours and a summary of which proposed Law is as follows:
The proposed Local Law will establish a moratorium prohibiting any action from being taken to approve wells using hydraulic fracturing or directional drilling for gas or any related activities, such as the storage of waste water or fluids relating to hydraulic fracturing, including but not limited to the issuance of permits, variances, site plan or subdivision approvals, for a period of one year, within the Town of Brighton.
Susan Kramarsky, Town Clerk
Dated December 14, 2011
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