Increases from $60,000 to $125,000 the amount of the taxes which may be raised by the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, for the purchase of certain highway equipment.
Ayes (56): Addabbo, Avella, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Espaillat, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Gallivan, Gianaris, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hoylman, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, Larkin, Latimer, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Marchione, Martins, Maziarz, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Brien, O'Mara, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Sampson, Sanders, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (2): Ball, Gipson
Excused (3): Golden, Hassell-Thomps, Smith
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the highway law, in relation to increasing the limitation on the amount raised by taxes for the purchase of certain equipment by the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
Allows the Town of Sanford to levy and collect up to $125,000.00 in one year as debt service on borrowing for highway equipment, up from the present limit of $60,000.00.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
This legislation amends subdivision 3 of the highway law by adding subparagraph 2-e.
Sanford suffered extensive damage in both the 2006 and 2011 floods as a result of which one truck was severely damaged and others extensively used in making flood repairs.
Without this legislation, the Town of Sanford will be unable to meet its obligations to the citizens to provide safe roadways and bridges in future years.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
None to the state.
The first of January succeeding the date on which it shall become law.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6010 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE December 13, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to increasing the limita- tion on the amount raised by taxes for the purchase of certain equip- ment by the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 271 of the highway law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 2-e to read as follows: (2-E) ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN THE TOWN OF SANFORD, IN THE COUNTY OF BROOME. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law and shall apply to tax years commencing on or after such date.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13282-01-3