Afton takes steps to repeal road use law

AFTON – In a special meeting last Thursday, members of the Afton Town Board presented legislation that would repeal an existing law prohibiting natural gas-related trucking on town roads.



The road use law, Local Law #3 of 2010, currently prohibits natural gas-related trucking from within 1,000 feet of schools, residential neighborhoods consisting of five or more houses, hospitals and health care centers. The board narrowly adopted the measure by a vote of 3 to 2 in early December, after which it was filed and certified by the state.


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