NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: Eminent Domain; Thursday, 8/5/21 @ 6:30 PM


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, in accordance with Article 2, Section 202 of the New York State Eminent Domain Procedure Law, notice is hereby given of a public hearing for a Town of Esopus Project known as the Water Supply and Distribution Improvements for the Port Ewen Water District, will be held at the Town of Esopus, County of Ulster, New York on August 5, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. at the Town Hall located at 1 Town Hall Way, Ulster Park, New York. The purpose of this hearing is to outline the Project purpose related to public need and public safety, its proposed location, and to provide other pertinent information, including sketches/maps and the property description of the property interest to be acquired. The Project is located in the Town of Esopus, Ulster County, New York, and involves construction and maintenance of the water storage tank improvement for the Port Ewen Water District. Persons may appear in person or by agent and will be given the opportunity to present oral and written statements and to submit other documents concerning said Town of Esopus Water Supply and Distribution Improvements. The particular property, a portion of which is subject to the Eminent Domain taking, is owned by Silver Realty, LLC and located on Route 9W, Town of Esopus, Ulster County, Tax Map number 64.1-1-16.  Any property owner who may subsequently wish to challenge the condemnation of their property by judicial review may do so only on the basis of issues, facts and objections raised at the hearing.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER notice that written comments may be submitted to the Town of Esopus Town Board for the period of seven (7) calendar days after the public hearing on August 5 2021, namely, such written comments must be received at the Town Hall Town Clerk Office by not later than 4:00 P.M. on August 12, 2021. As of 4:00 P.M. on August 12, 2021, the record shall be closed.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that further details and information concerning the Water Supply and Distribution Improvements for the Port Ewen Water District, which is the subject matter of the public hearing, is available for inspection at the Town Hall in the Town Clerk’s office Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. through 4:00 P.M on all business days between the date of this notice and the date of the public hearing.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that all persons interested shall have an opportunity to be heard on said proposal at the time and place aforesaid.

Ulster Park, New York
July 15, 2021
Holly A. Netter
Town Clerk, RMC