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Goodhue County Planner/Zoning Administrator Mike Wozniak discussed the state's new shorelands buffer law with the County Commissioners at the June 16 meeting. Chairman Ted Seifert asked, "Now that the legislature has adjourned, do you have the final word on what happened?"
At its regular June meeting, the Tioga County Legislature took on the hot-button issue of property rights. The legislature endorsed a federal bill, Defense of Property Rights Act, which would allow landowners the opportunity to sue the government if a government action impairs an owner’s land value by $20,000 or 20 percent.
A New York Republican lawmaker wants to make it easier for people who have lost revenue as a result of government regulation to seek compensation.