Knox Farm will be Open for ‘Passive Recreation’ This Summer

Knox Farm will be Open for ‘Passive Recreation’ This Summer
New York State’s continuing budget crises have raised questions on the future of state parks and historic sites, including Knox Farm State Park in the Town of Aurora. Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey, whose appointment was confirmed by the State Senate on March 8, has said that her office will work to protect the parks system.
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Public Input Sought on Farmland Protection
The Erie County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, will host a public meeting to gather information that will be used in preparing strategies to insure the future of agriculture in the county’s economy. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Mon., March 21 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, 21 South Grove St., East Aurora.
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Marilla Considers Paid Time Off for Clerks
Part-time clerks in Marilla may see their first benefit in the form of paid time off if a new proposal is approved. At a March 1 meeting, Councilman Donald Darrow proposed that the board pass a resolution to award a part-time benefit package based on the number of hours an employee works.
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