Provides for the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district and the establishment of a fire protection district by such town; provides for the transfer of certain assets and liabilities of the dissolved fire district.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7713--A 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY April 22, 2009 ___________Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to authorize the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, to dissolve the Sanford fire district and establish the Sanford fire protection district THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, acting by and through its town board, is hereby authorized, without receipt of a petition pursuant to the provisions of section 185 of the town law and without the necessity of conducting a public hearing, to adopt a resolution dissolving the town of Sanford fire district and establishing the town of Sanford fire protection district the boundaries of which shall be coterminous with those of the former town of Sanford fire district. S 2. Notwithstanding section 185 of the town law or any other incon- sistent provisions of the law, upon dissolution of the Sanford fire district in the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, and the creation of the Sanford fire protection district, all fire equipment and apparatus of the Sanford fire district shall, without consideration therefor, be transferred to and become the property of the town of Sanford. S 3. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, upon the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district and the establishment of the town of Sanford fire protection district any and all cash balances and investments held by said fire district shall be transferred to the town of Sanford. Such moneys shall be used for payment of any remaining outstanding liabilities of the Sanford fire district and any balance remaining after payment of such liabilities shall be transferred to the town of Sanford. The payment of principal and interest on any outstanding bonds or notes issued by the Sanford fire district shall be assumed by said town. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11123-08-9