Town of Shawangunk TOWN OF SHAWANGUNK NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW #2 OF 2021 PUBLIC …

Town of Shawangunk

TOWN OF SHAWANGUNK

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW #2 OF 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that on November 18, 2021 the Town Board of the Town of Shawangunk duly introduced a local law entitled:

"OPTING OUT OF ALLOWING CANNABIS RETAIL DISPENSARIES AND ON-SITE CONSUMPTION"

This proposed (Introductory) local law provides for the Town to opt out of allowing cannabis retail dispensaries and on-site consumption within the Town of Shawangunk. Per the newly enacted Cannabis Law for the State of New York, municipalities may opt out prior to December 31, 2021 but can opt back in anytime thereafter by repealing this local law. If adopted, this local law will be subject to Permissive Referendum/Referendum on Petition per Section 24 of the New York State Municipal Home Rule Law.

Complete copies of this proposed Introductory Local Law are available for inspection and/or reproduction at the Office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall, Central Avenue, Wallkill, New York anytime during normal business hours. Additionally, the Introductory Local Law is available for inspection on the Town of Shawangunk website at www.shawangunk.org.

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the Town Board of the Town of Shawangunk, New York will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on this Introductory Local Law at the Town Hall, Central Avenue, Wallkill, New York on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, at which time all persons interested shall be heard. Persons may appear in person or by agent. Written comments also may be submitted at or before this public hearing. Written comments should be addressed to the Office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Shawangunk, P.O. Box 247, Central Avenue, Wallkill, New York 12589 or to townclerkshawangunk.org and shall be received prior to or not later than the public hearing. The Town Board has determined that this is not an action that is subject to the SEQRA.

Dated: November 23, 2021

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF SHAWANGUNK

JANE P. RASCOE

TOWN CLERK #105307

Posted 12/31/1969