The complete text of the adopted local law is available from the Office of the Town Clerk, Town of Romulus, 1435 Prospect Street, Willard, New York 14588, during normal business hours and at the town’s website.
2. Zoning text and map changes: Portions of the existing Energy Development district (3,186 acres) proposed to be rezoned to a new Warehouse, Industrial, Transportation, Energy (WITE) district; 342 acres proposed to be rezoned to Agricultural, which permits residences and other uses. Zoning text changes include new and modified definitions and special use permit criteria for uses permitted in the new WITE zoning district and in the existing zoning districts within the Depot (IW [Industrial Warehouse] and IG [Institutional Governmental].) An Environmental Restrictions Overlay District delineates a portion of the former Depot where land uses are restricted as a condition of completed environmental remediation. The Environmental Restrictions Overlay District coincides with the boundaries of the existing Industrial/ Warehouse District.
3. This Local Law shall become effective upon filing with the Secretary of State of the State of New York, as required by the Municipal Home Rule Law. This law supersedes the Town of Romulus Land Use Ordinance, adopted 12/20/06 as amended from time to time.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The state Department of Environmental Conservation released a final version of the roughly 2,000-page document, known as the Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement or SGEIS, just after 4 p.m.The complete report can be found here.
Now, DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens must wait at least 10 days before issuing a legally binding "findings statement," which he has said will formally put the state's fracking ban into place.
Friday, May 1, 2015
This year, Law Day commemorates the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the “Great Charter of Liberties,” and calls upon upon each of us to "rededicate ourselves to advancing the principle of rule of law here and abroad."
Recently, I had the great honor to attend the 2014 National Lawyers Convention and hear United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia discuss the importance of Magna Carta.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The complete text of the proposed local law is available from the Office of the Town Clerk, Town of Romulus, 1435 Prospect Street, Willard, New York 14588, during normal business hours and at the town’s website.
At the public hearing, all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.
Monday, April 20, 2015
The purpose of this ordinance is to promote public safety through the provision of a uniform system of road signage for residences and other buildings in the Town of Ovid, outside the Village of Ovid, in order to increase the speed in which firefighting, law enforcement, and emergency medical services are able to effectively and efficiently locate properties.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Courts Must Consider Firearm Use or Possession and Certain Protection Order Violations When Making Bail Decisions in Domestic Cases.
CPL 510.30 was revised to require criminal courts to consider an arrested individual’s history of use or possession of firearms, and any violation of an order of protection issued by any court for the protection of a member or members of the same family or household as such term is defined in CPL 530.11(1), whether or not the order is currently in effect, when considering release on recognizance or setting bail requirements for those charged with a crime or crimes against a family or household member.
Monday, March 30, 2015
On Friday, March 27, Richard A. Franklin, age 39, appeared before Family Court Judge Dennis Morris on the outstanding warrant.More at the link above.
At Friday’s court appearance, assistant County Attorney Steven Getman asked the court to incarcerate Franklin, due to a history of non-compliance.