Dairy opponents praise Saratoga vote

  SARATOGA — During a meeting that lasted about 15 minutes Tuesday, Town Board members drew applause from residents opposed to a planned mega-dairy in the community.

The board enacted an interim zoning ordinance that will keep people from doing anything to property in Saratoga that changes existing land use. The interim ordinance will be in place until the town completes its zoning plan.

There are differing opinions on whether the town has the authority to pass an interim ordinance, said Paul Kent, an attorney representing Saratoga. Kent participated in the meeting by phone.

“In my opinion, the town does have the authority,” he said.

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