Notice of Public Hearing - Mineral Extraction Ordinance (first reading), April 22, 2024

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The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 22, 2024, at 6 PM at the Winthrop Town Office (All Purpose Room) to consider the following:

A first reading on the adoption of a Mineral Extraction Ordinance, which includes removal and reclamation standards, and municipal procedures to regulate the removal, processing and storage of topsoil, loam, rock, flat rock, sand, gravel, or other similar materials, other than metallic minerals and is intended to protect the public health, safety, and general welfare; and to minimize the potential adverse impact of mineral extraction to the town, abutting property owners, citizens of the town, and wildlife and natural resources.

As part of the adoption process, the council will take public input regarding the proposed ordinance, a full copy of which is available at the Town Office, 17 Highland Ave. A Zoom link for remote participation is included in the notice.