Rosendale Town Board calls for change to state law authorizing pipeline approval authority by towns.

The Town of Rosendale, at its February 1 meeting, adopted a resolution requesting that its State Legislative Representatives sponsor/co-sponsor a bill introduced by Assemblyman Frank Skartados (A-2446) to amend Section 87 of NYS Transportation Corporations Law to extend pipeline siting authority to Towns. Currently, the law grants this authority to Villages and Cities but not to Towns.  CLP strongly encourages other municipalities to adopt similar resolutions, which would make this law more consistent with Municipal Home Rule. The bill can be found here  and the Rosendale resolution can be found here [link].