Allows Onondaga County Water Authority to maintain and operate the town of Constantia's water system.
Ayes (5): Perkins, Dilan, Squadron, Larkin, Ranzenhofer
Ayes (61): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Aubertine, Bonacic, Breslin, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espada, Farley, Flanagan, Foley, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson C, Johnson O, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Leibell, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, Onorato, Oppenheimer, Padavan, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Schneiderman, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stachowski, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Thompson, Valesky, Volker, Winner, Young
Excused (1): Morahan
BILL NUMBER: S4823
TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing Onondaga county water authority to operate and maintain the town of Constantia water system
PURPOSE OF BILL : To authorize the Onondaga County Water Authority to operate and maintain the town of Constantia's water system.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends the public authority law to include the town of Constantia among those towns authorized to contract with the Onondaga County Water Authority for the operation and maintenance of their water system.
JUSTIFICATION : The town of Constantia is constructing a new water supply and distribution system to provide municipal water to many of their residents and has requested that the Onondaga County Water Authority maintain that water system and provide water to the system. Statutory authority is needed in order for the Onondaga County water Authority to be allowed to operate and maintain the system.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : 2008: S.7781, referred to Corporations, Authorities and Commissions.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : None.
EFFECTIVE DATE : Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4823 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 27, 2009 ___________Introduced by Sen. AUBERTINE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing Onondaga county water authority to operate and maintain the town of Constantia water system THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 24 of section 1154 of the public authorities law, as amended by chapter 647 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: 24. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, to purchase, construct, lease and operate water systems and properties in the towns of Sullivan, Lenox, Lincoln, Volney, Verona, Vienna, Hannibal, Hastings, Minetto, Schroeppel, Scriba, Oswego, West Monroe, Annsville, Granby, CONSTANTIA and Sterling to enter into any contract authorized by this section with any municipality within the territorial limits of said towns, and to supply and sell any water not needed in the county of Onondaga at retail or at wholesale to individual consumers within the territorial limits of said towns. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10899-01-9