Town Plan & Goals 2020-2028
The Town Plan for 2020 through 2028. Adopted 9/20/2020, covering the entire Town geographic area.
Section headings in the Town Plan are as follows:
- Community Profile
- Land Use
- Natural Resources
- Agriculture and Forestry
- Economic Development
- Utilities, Facilities and Education
- Flood Resilience
- Implementation Program
Town of Danby Goals
Statement of Future Goals:
Foster a vibrant, prosperous, and socially inclusive community.
Promote the health, safety and general welfare and education of residents.
Protect and maintain Danby’s natural resources and scenic vistas.
Protect and conserve the value of property.
Encourage practical locations for residences, including affordable housing.
Keep a low level of tax burden on property owners by encouraging minimal town government.
Promote continuation of agriculture as an important part of the town’s economic base.
Encourage suitable commercial and industrial enterprises that align with land use designations, to provide opportunities for gainful employment of the residents and to add to the tax base.
Express the long-range community vision relative to one or more area of the town plan.
This is a statement of achievement to which the town aspires.
Implementation activities for the town plan will be guided by the following:
The town recognizes and appreciates the difficulties and challenges involved in balancing the rights of all individuals within a community.
At the same time, the town continues to place a high value on property rights and intends to protect those rights.
The Select Board / Planning Commission endorse land use changes that, in their judgment, is in alignment with the Town Plan.