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Bill S6408B-2013

Extends the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection

Extends the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margaretville for the purposes of fire protection.

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Actions

  • May 7, 2014: VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
  • May 7, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • May 7, 2014: HOME RULE REQUEST
  • Mar 4, 2014: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6408B
  • Feb 26, 2014: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6408A
  • Feb 11, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Feb 10, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Feb 4, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.123
  • Jan 22, 2014: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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BILL NUMBER:S6408B

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to extend the fire district into the village of Margaretville

PURPOSE:

Authorizes the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to extend the fire district into the Village of Margaretville

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 outlines the purpose of the legislation and provides for the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to include the Village of Margaretville.

Section 2 states that the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District shall, upon proper procedure, extend into the Village of Margaretville and retain all of its powers under the law.

Section 3 - The corporate existence of the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District shall continue and remain a fire district administered by five (5) fire commissioners.

Section 4 - The Village of Margaretville and the Middletown-Hardenbumh Fire District shall use the existing procedures of Town Law ยง 170 for adoption of the resolutions to extend the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District into the village of Middletown.

Section 5 - Contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have requested this legislation to provide for an extension of the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District into the village. The bill will authorize the extension of the district to include the village and give village residents a vote as to the governance of the fire district.

The respective boards of the Village of Margaretville and the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District have voted and resolved to extend the fire district as soon as permitted by this special legislation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediate


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6408--B Cal. No. 123 IN SENATE January 22, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading AN ACT to authorize the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district to extend the fire district into the village of Margaretville THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of article 11 of the town law, commencing upon the effective date of a resolution adopted by the town boards of Middletown and Hardenburgh, in the county of Dela- ware, pursuant to section 170 of the town law governing fire districts, the boundary of the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district shall be extended to include the territorial boundaries of the village of Margar- etville for the purposes of fire protection. S 2. Upon the completion by the town boards of Middletown and Harden- burgh of the proceedings authorized by section one of this act, the fire district shall include the village of Margaretville, and the Middle- town-Hardenburgh fire district shall continue to have all of the powers, duties, and responsibilities it possessed prior to the enactment of this act, and shall be subject to all of the limitations, procedures, and restrictions set forth in such section. S 3. On and after the completion of proceedings authorized by section one of this act, the fire district shall maintain its existence and continue to maintain apparatus, appliances and facilities as it did before the enactment of this act. Nothing in this act shall give the village of Margaretville control over the fire district beyond the provisions of the town law. S 4. The towns of Hardenburgh and Middletown, village of Margaret- ville, and the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district shall use the exist- ing procedures of section 170 of the town law for adoption of the resol- utions to extend the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire district into the village of Margaretville. S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

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