As Jeff Davis sees it, the issue could go away easily if Medina Township officials would just let it drop.
Township board members have an entirely different view. It’s a simple matter of enforcing the zoning law.
The dispute is over a house trailer that Davis said has been on his family’s Mulberry Road property for at least 25 years. He lived there himself at one time before his parents retired from farming and moved elsewhere.
Since then he’s used the trailer as a rental unit to bring in needed income. Currently it’s empty because Davis says he’s hesitant to rent it out if the township board insists on having it removed.
The board’s position, said supervisor Jim Craig, is that township law does not allow a trailer on land zoned for agricultural use. Trailers are allowed in residential zoning areas, such as in Medina and Canandaigua and near Morenci, or on a parcel zoned for a mobile home park along US-127.