Murray will take comments Monday on town’s proposed comprehensive plan

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 November 2020 at 6:22 pm

MURRAY – The community can offer input on a proposed comprehensive plan for guiding the town’s land use, and policies and actions for zoning regulations and capital investments.

There will be a 7 p.m. meeting on Monday through Zoom where the community can learn about the plan and offer feedback. Click here for a link to the meeting. The meeting ID is 861 2115 5436, with the passcode, 172412.

An Advisory Committee appointed by the Murray Town Board has been working on preparing the comprehensive plan with assistance from LaBella Associates. Click here to see a draft of the proposed 130-page plan.

The document includes descriptions of existing conditions, analysis of issues, and recommended actions to advance the town’s goals. The plan will help the town publicize its agricultural, natural, historic and scenic assets for beneficial development of compatible businesses and homes.

The plan addresses the following topics:

  • Land Use
  • Historic Resources
  • Population and Housing
  • Recreational Resources
  • Economic Vitality
  • Utilities
  • Agriculture & Farmland
  • Transportation
  • Natural Resources
  • Public & Community Services

A representative from LaBella Associates will summarize the findings and recommendations and facilitate public comment during the meeting on Monday. The session will be recorded for viewing later.

Following the presentation, those in attendance will be invited to comment. Written comments will be accepted through December 18. Comments can be sent to the Town Clerk via e-mail at or by mail to:

Town Clerk, Town of Murray

3840 Fancher Road

Holley, NY 14470

Please call Cindy Oliver, Town Clerk, at (585) 638-6570 with any questions.