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Town of Crawford Town Board
Public Hearing Notice
Special Meeting Notice
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Crawford Town Board will hold a special meeting for the purpose of continuing public hearings for an introductory Local Law, entitled “Opt-Out of Allowing Cannabis Dispensaries and On-Site Cannabis Consumption Establishments,” AND an introductory Local Law entitled, “Opt-Out of Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption Establishments,” on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Crawford Senior and Community Center, 115 State Route 302, Pine Bush, New York, and for the purpose of potentially taking action on one of the local laws and on any other matter that may come before the Board.
The Town of Crawford will make every effort to assure that the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone requiring special assistance and/or reasonable accommodations should contact the Town Clerk.
Date: July 16, 2021
BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD
TOWN OF CRAWFORD
Jessica M. Kempter, Town Clerk
INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW
OPT-OUT OF ALLOWING ON-SITE CANNABIS CONSUMPTION ESTABLISHMENTS
BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Crawford, County of Orange, New York, as follows:
Section 1. Legislative intent and authority.
The intent of this local law is to opt the Town of Crawford out of hosting on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its municipal boundaries. The Town of Crawford wishes to exclude these establishments from the Town because ________This local law will not exclude cannabis retail dispensaries from the Town. This local law is enacted pursuant to Section 131 of the NYS Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, which expressly authorizes towns to opt-out of the state’s authorization to allow on-site cannabis consumption establishments to locate and operate within their boundaries, and the state Municipal Home Rule Law.
Section 2. Opt-out.
The Town Board of the Town of Crawford, County of Orange, hereby opts-out of licensing and establishing on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its boundaries. Such establishments shall not be permitted in the Town of Crawford.
Section 3. Severability.
If a court of competent jurisdiction determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance is invalid or unconstitutional, the court’s order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this local law, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.
Section 4. This local law is subject to permissive referendum.
Section 5. Effective date.
This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.
OPT-OUT OF ALLOWING CANNABIS DISPENSARIES AND ON-SITE CANNABIS CONSUMPTION ESTABLISHMENTS
The intent of this local law is to opt the Town of Crawford out of hosting retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its municipal boundaries. The Town of Crawford wishes to exclude these establishments from the Town because_______]. This local law is enacted pursuant to Section 131 of the NYS Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, which expressly authorizes towns to opt-out of the state’s authorization to allow retail cannabis dispensaries and/or on-site cannabis consumption establishments to locate and operate within their boundaries, and the state Municipal Home Rule Law.
The Town Board of the Town of Crawford, County of Orange, hereby opts-out of licensing and establishing cannabis retail dispensaries and cannabis on-site consumption establishments within its boundaries. Such establishments shall not be permitted in the Town of Crawford.
Bryan M. Kulak
Mark L. Schuh
P: (845) 744-2435
F: (845) 744-2492
E: [email protected]
The Town of Crawford Justice Court is the local justice court in Pine Bush, NY with jurisdiction over many different types of cases including Penal Law, Vehicle & Traffic Law, Parking, Town Ordinances, Evictions, as well as Civil and Small Claims cases. The courts monetary jurisdiction in civil and small claims cases is up to $3,000.00.
The Court Clerks public office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am-3:30pm.
Criminal Matters are heard on the 3rd Monday & 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm.
All other matters are heard on the 1st, 2nd, & 4th Monday at 6:00pm and the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday at 6:00pm.
NOTE: Do NOT call the court while court is in session, the telephones are not attended. Please do not leave messages on the court telephones, they are NOT monitored.
PROPER ATTIRE IS REQUIRED IN THE COURTROOM AT ALL TIMES. NO T-SHIRTS, SHORTS OR SIMILAR ATTIRE IS PERMITTED. NO CELL PHONES OR COMPUTERS ARE PERMITTED IN THE COURTROOM. THEY MUST BE LEFT IN YOUR VEHICLE.
PAYMENT OF FINES:
The Court accepts payment in either cash, postal money orders or bank checks as well as credit cards. Cash must be exact change. Credit cards can only be MasterCard or VISA. To pay by credit card at the window there is a service fee of 2.99% assessed. NOTE: Personal checks are NOT accepted.
To pay by mail: Town of Crawford Justice Court, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush NY 12566 and
indicate the case number or your full name and date of birth.
TO FILE A SMALL CLAIM:
The person you are suing must reside or have a place of business in the Town of Crawford. The filing fee is either $10.00 (claim under $1,000) or $15.00 (claims $1,000 to $3,000). To file a claim you must stop by the court office during the hours indicated above. Claim amounts are up to $3,000.00 only.
EVICTIONS: See the new "DO IT YOURSELF" website at www.NYCourthelp.gov
To be married by either of the Town Judges see the Court Clerk to fill out the necessary paperwork and to schedule a date and time to be married. You must show proof of marriage affidavit prior to scheduling ceremony.