Extends the term of existence of the Middletown parking authority.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to extending the term of existence of the Middletown parking authority
PURPOSE: This bill is introduced at the request of the City of Middletown. This hill extends the term of existence of the Middletown Parking authority until 2012 in order for the city of Middletown to begin using the authority for parking purposes within the city. The Middletown Parking Authority enacting legislation sunset as of December 31, 2010.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Section 1621-c of the public authorities law changing the sunset date from December 31, 2010 to December 31, 2012.
EXISTING LAW: The Middletown Parking Authority was created by chapter 820 of the laws of 1986. The Authority sunset as of December 31, 2010.
JUSTIFICATION: The City of Middletown has created a plan to use the Middletown Parking Authority for parking lots within the city.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None to the State.
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: This bill will positively help the finances of the City of Middletown.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4874 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 27, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 extending the term of existence of the Middletown parking authority THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1621-c of the public authorities law, as added by chapter 820 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows: S 1621-c. Middletown parking authority. A board to be known as "Middletown parking authority" is hereby created. Such board shall be a body corporate and politic, constituting a public benefit corporation, and its existence shall commence upon the appointment of the members as herein provided. It shall consist of a chairperson and four other members, all of whom shall be appointed by the mayor with the approval of the common council of the city. The appointment of the chairperson shall be for a term of four years. Of the other members first appointed, one shall be appointed for a period of one year, one for a period of two years, one for a period of three years, one for a period of four years. At the expiration of such terms, the terms of office of their successors shall be four years. Each member shall continue to serve until the appointment and qualification of his or her successor. Vacancies in such board occurring otherwise than by the expiration of term, shall be filled for the unexpired term by the mayor with the approval of the common council. The members of the board shall choose from their number a vice-chairperson and such other officers deemed desirable by the board. The common council may remove any member of the board for ineffi- ciency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office, giving him or her a copy of the charges against him or her and an opportunity of being heard in person, or by counsel, in his or her defense upon not less than ten days' notice. The members of the board shall be entitled to no compen-EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09942-01-1 S. 4874 2
sation for their services but shall be entitled to reimbursement for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties. The powers of the authority shall be vested in and exercised by a majority of the members of the board then in office. Such board may delegate to one or more of its members or to its officers, agents and employees such powers and duties as it may deem proper. Such board and its corporate existence shall continue only to the thirty- first day of December, two thousand
[and ten]TWELVE, and thereafter until all its liabilities and duties have been met and its bonds and notes have been paid in full or such liabilities, bonds and notes have otherwise been discharged. Upon its ceasing to exist, all its rights and properties shall pass to the city. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.