Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced Friday, August 30, 2019 that the state of emergency due to high water levels along Lake Ontario has been lifted.
The Governors $20,000,000 homeowners plan will be rolling out on October first.
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NYSDAM Farmland Protection Implementation Grant
2019 Genesee Land Trust Information Sessions
For Farmers and Farmland Owners
Wednesday, September 11: Williamson Town Hall, 6380 State Route 21, Williamson
Tuesday, September 17: Palmyra Town Hall, 1180 Canandaigua Rd, Palmyra
Monday, September 23: Chili Town Hall, 3333 Chili Avenue, Rochester
Tuesday, October 1: Town of Parma VFW Post 6105, 550 Peck Road, Hilton
All sessions start at 6:30 PM. Attendance at one of the Informational Sessions is highly recommended for applicants interested in participating in this grant round.
New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Farmland Protection Implementation Grant Round is anticipated in Spring 2020. The Farmland Protection Program protects agricultural land through Conservation Easements with the Purchase of Development Rights (PDR). Conservation Easements allow landowners to prevent productive farmland from being lost to development, receive payment for their land’s development value, while still maintaining ownership of their land.
2019 FISH STOCKING PROGRAM
MONROE COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT (585)753-7380
ORDER FORMS ARE IN THE TOWN CLERKS OFFICE & BUILDING DEPARTMENT
ALL ORDERS & PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONROE COUNTY BY SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
SCHEDULED DISTRIBUTION IS OCTOBER 4, 2019 FROM 12:00PM - 1:00PM
FOR ONLINE ORDERING:
There have been a lot of questions around the announcement of $20,000,000 for private homeowners. The specific details of the funding are not yet available. There are some general statements and guidelines that have been published.
Cuomo said this money won’t be used to help people on a case-by-case basis.
The local community has to work with the residential community to put together a critical mass of homes where we can actually put in a physical barrier.
The commission will prioritize projects based on feasibility and efficiency.
The logistics of the program are still being developed, who applies, how to apply, what agency will be handling the funding, are all questions yet to be answered.
The Main website for NYS Lakeshore Flooding Issues
This link is to suggested waterfront local laws to increase "resiliency". They are model laws to be adapted to fit a local area.
FACEBOOK LINK TO THE TOWN OF HAMLIN HISTORIAN:
Filled sandbags are available from the Highway Dept.
The Conservation Advisory Board will be holding their Annual Tree Seedling Giveaway on April 20, 2019 from 9:00am - 11:00am (or until trees are gone) in the Town Hall parking lot. The seedlings available will be Colorado Blue Spruce, Eastern White Pine, Norway Spruce, and White Spruce. Come and get a seedling to plant in your yard!
The historian center will be open on Thursdays from 3p-6p throughout the Fall.
The Town of Hamlin will no longer be accepting any tube televisions and monitors at our locations, which are 91 Rail Road Avenue and 4180 Brick Schoolhouse Road. It costs the town .20 cents per pound to recycle them. Sunnking in Brockport accepts them for free. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Located in Monroe County, and home to Hamlin Beach State Park, Hamlin is convenient to many area attractions via the scenic Lake Ontario State Parkway and nearby historic Ridge Road. Hamlin features a friendly, country atmosphere, convenience to Rochester, and is a short drive to many area attractions.