Authorizes the town board of Marbletown to hold meetings in the town of Rosendale and the town justice court of Marbletown to hold justice court in the town of Rosendale.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the town board of the town of Marbletown to hold meetings in the town of Rosendale and the town justice court of the town of Marbletown to hold justice court in the town of Rosendale
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
This legislation allows the town of Marbletown to move select town services to the currently vacant Rosendale Elementary School in the town of Rosendale in order to achieve a cost savings.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Authorizes the town board of Marbletown to adopt a resolution to establish a town hall in the town of Rosendale. Authorizes the town board of Marbletown to adopt a resolution to allow any justice of the town of Marbletown to hold court proceedings in the town of Rosendale should the town board of Rosendale authorize this.
The towns of Marbletown and Rosendale have determined that a cost savings can be achieved by consolidating the physical locations of their town halls and justice courts within the now vacant Rosendale Elementary School. The facility is already handicap accessible, energy efficient, and will allow Marbletown to rent out or lease its current town hall building which is located desirably on Main Street in the hamlet of Stone Ridge. The leadership or administrations of the involved towns will not merge or change, the physical location will simply shift.
The Marbletown town hall will move 2.8 miles driving distance from its current location.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
Cost savings to local taxpayers.
This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5685--A 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 4, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. TKACZYK -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom- mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to authorize the town board of the town of Marbletown to hold meetings in the town of Rosendale and the town justice court of the town of Marbletown to hold justice court in the town of Rosendale 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: (a) the town board of Marbletown is hereby authorized, upon the adoption of a resolution, to establish and maintain in the town of Rosendale an office or offices for the conduct of the town's business and the town board, town supervisor, town clerk, town superintendent of highways, town assessor, the planning board, the zoning board of appeals, building safety and code enforcement department, and any other town officer, official board, commission, committee, or agency of the town of Marble- town are hereby authorized and empowered to hold meetings and hearings and to perform their official acts and functions for such town in the town of Rosendale; (b) whenever any provision of law permits or requires the filing of any instrument, document, map, or other paper in a town, the filing thereof in the office of the town clerk of Marbletown shall be deemed to be filing in the town of Marbletown; and (c) any justice of the town of Marbletown may hold all court proceedings and perform any function or official act within his or her jurisdiction in the town of Rosendale provided that such proceedings are held in a courtroom or other suitable facility open to the public, and provided further that the town boards of Marbletown and Rosendale have authorized such extra- territorial proceedings. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11144-06-4