April 12. 2012 6:00AM - Last modified: April 12. 2012 6:49AM

MILTON - Zoning change revives quarry plan

A zoning change approved by the Milton Town Board breathes life back into a plan to develop a gravel pit on a glacial ridge near dozens of residents and sensitive wetlands along North Klug Road.

The board voted unanimously Monday to throw out a longstanding wetland zoning overlay on a parcel owned by Scott Traynor.

Traynor asked the board to apply the zoning change to the land, 67 acres of which was blanketed by wetland overlay. The request is tied to a controversial plan by Traynor and developer BR Amon & Sons of Elkhorn to build a 138-acre gravel pit on the parcel.

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