The Village board met on June 6, 2017 reviewing the draft (Joint) Comprehensive Plan.
The Town board met on June 5, 2017 reviewing the draft Comprehensive Plan.
The Town board met on June 1, 2017 reviewing the draft Comprehensive Plan.
The Town board met on May 22, 2017 and began review of the draft Comprehensive Plan.
The Village board met at a Plan/Zoning Workshop meeting 10am Saturday Feb 11, 2017.
Comprehensive Plan Full Committee Meetings:
Sept 5, 2017 meeting was held at the Richfield Springs Community Center led by Dan Sullivan without Elan Planning. PJ Baunach partiicipated by phone, and Danny Lapin of Otsego County Conservation Association was a guest speaker. Carol Frigault typed new edits for the draft comp plan. Along with public comment notes from the Aug 15 input, some topics discussed were Comp Plan addendums, aquifier maps, town zoning, municipal support for non-profits, intermunicipal cooperation,Town Planning Board, and what will be the next steps toward adoption of the draft plan.
Aug 15, 2017 "Committee Public Hearing" Rob Holzman read the Draft V8 Plan goals and proposals, and took public comments. He said, "You're not legally bound beyond the Future Land Use Plan." New zoning is being prepared for the town, and entirely separate new zoning is being prepared for the Village. Click here for the meeting minutes Public Comment Notes
April 11, 2017 We had a review Delaware Engineering report, discussed the draft plan and new ideas, and were given a proposed adoption sequence of legal events including public hearings.
April 3, 2017 We discussed the draft plan and revisions.
March 21, 2017 Delaware Engineering instructed us on possible new water & sewer districts to expand utilization of the Village water & sewer system. Zoning for our Town and Village was described by Elan Planning's Ethan. The Zoning sub-committees worked with Elan Planning through the winter months.
October 11, 2016 Renewable Energy Statement and Zoning Ordinances
June 28, 2016 Elan's proposed "Renewable Energy Policy Statement" was revised. Rob Holzman will email it to all committee members. No futher meetings are currently planned for the full committee, but the Town and Village subcommittee 7 members will continue with Elan's guidance.
June 14, 2016 was at St John's Church. The Zoning committee met there prior to the full committee..
May 31, 2016 6:30 pm The Zoning committee met separately, prior to the full meeting.
May 18, 2016 6:30 pm rescheduled to Wednesday the 18th
May 3, 2016 6:30 pm Steering draft goals
The Zoning sub-committee met separately before the CPC meeting.
April 19, 2016 -- Postponed to May 3rd.
April 5, 2016 -- New zoning committees
March 15, 2016 -- led by Dan Sullivan
March 1, 2016
February 16 and February 23 - Vision, Topics, and begin remapping.
Jan 25, 2016 - Moratorium update and inventory natural resources.
Dec 8, 2015 - Open House
Sept 22,2015 - Stakeholder interviews, land use map reviews.
Aug 24, 2015 - Moratorium update. Socioeconomics.
June 30, 2015 - Scope and schedule. Elect chairs.
Empire State Development NY Regional Council Map; we are near the middle of the Mohawk Valley Region.
Some links to NY State's many grant programs:
StartUpNY for "nano" manufacturing and technology http://startup.ny.gov/
Empire State Development Business programs http://www.esd.ny.gov/BusinessPrograms.html
Government Grants ... Government Power