Brighton Grassroots has sued the Planning Board to challenge its decision to accept the Town Board’s environmental review of the proposed Whole Foods Plaza
development rather than take a hard look at traffic, particularly with respect to placing Amazon lockers, restaurant, and pub in the Whole Foods store.
Brighton Grassroots supports a similar organization, the Clover Allens Creek Neighborhood Association, in its efforts to protect the immediate neighborhood from the adverse effects of this
Plaza being supersized under Incentive Zoning. That Association brought a lawsuit against the Town in February 2018 to protect the pedestrian trail, and to try to keep the project in the
commercial zone and out of the residential neighborhood. It also exposed the Town’s violations of NY’s Open Meetings Law, when the Town held what essentially amounted to a secret meeting designed to prevent the public from participating. You can read that Complaint here…