Notice of Public Hearing – Solar Exemptions


       NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there has been presented to the Town Board of the Town of Marcellus, New York, at a Town Board meeting thereof held on February 7, 2018, proposed Local Law No. C of the year 2018, titled, “A Local Law Permitting the Town of Marcellus to Opt Out of Tax Exemption Law RPTL §487 Pertaining to Solar, Wind and Other Energy Systems.” Adoption of this local law would eliminate the tax exemptions created by RPTL §487 and would also eliminate the expansion of the energy systems eligible for the tax exemptions pursuant to Chapter 336 of the Laws of 2017, such that all energy systems are subject to local taxation. The full text of said Local Law is on file at the Town Clerk’s Office at the Marcellus Town Offices, located at 24 East Main Street in said Town for inspection by all interested persons.

        NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on February 7, 2018, the Town Board determined that this proposed Local Law is an Type I action pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, and, after preparing and reviewing a Full Environmental Assessment Form, issued a Negative Declaration stating that the proposed Local Law will have no significant adverse impact on the environment.

        NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Town Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed Local Law at the said Town Offices on March 7 2018 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, at which time all persons interested will be heard.

DATED: February 13, 2018