On the same day that Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence was convicted of 20 felony charges in federal court, the County Executive, Ed Day, and the Deputy Ramapo Town Supervisor, Yitzy Ullman, both sent releases to the press that were surprising, and potentially very consequential.
Day’s media advisory announced that the County Executive would announce new measures on Monday to promote responsible development. An executive order will put in place penalties for those building projects that are not in line with municipal law. Penalties will include:
“Under this Executive Order, failure of a town or village to comply or explain why will result in the County not issuing permits for such uses as water and sewer connections, well permits, rooming house permits, drainage permits, road opening permits, issuance of new addresses and others.” [Read more…]