Bill S6408C-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

  • Jun 19, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jun 19, 2014: passed assembly
  • Jun 19, 2014: home rule request
  • Jun 19, 2014: home rule request
  • Jun 19, 2014: home rule request
  • Jun 19, 2014: ordered to third reading rules cal.468
  • Jun 19, 2014: substituted for a9111a
  • Jun 18, 2014: referred to local governments
  • Jun 18, 2014: RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 18, 2014: REPASSED SENATE
  • Jun 18, 2014: HOME RULE REQUEST
  • May 13, 2014: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6408C
  • 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:S6408C

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 abolishes the fire department in the Village of Margaretville, 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 states the corporate existence of the not-for-profit Margaretville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. shall continue to maintain apparatus, appliances and facilities within the Village of Margaretville as it did before, but its continued presence shall not render it the fire corporation under the control of village authorities.

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

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:

Immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6408--C 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-- passed by Senate, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading, amended on third reading and order reprinted, retaining it's 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 pursuant to section 10-1020 of the village law abolishing the fire department in the village of Margaretville, Delaware County, the town boards of Middletown and Hardenburgh, in the county of Delaware, pursu- ant to subdivision 2 of 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 Margaretville 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 protection district in the town as extended shall be governed by the provisions of section 184 of the town law, and the Middletown-Harden- burgh fire district shall continue to have all of the powers, duties, and responsibilities vested in and imposed on town boards by section 184 of the town law, and shall be subject to all of the limitations, proce- dures, and restrictions set forth in such section. S 3. On and after the completion of proceedings authorized by section one of this act, the not-for-profit fire corporation incorporated as the "Margaretville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc." shall maintain its corporate existence and continue to maintain apparatus, appliances and
facilities within the village of Margaretville as it did before the enactment of this act. Such continued presence in the village of Margar- etville shall not render the fire corporation the fire department of the village, nor shall it render the fire corporation under the control of the village authorities pursuant to paragraph (e) of section 1402 of the not-for-profit corporation law, provided, however, that for purposes of paragraph (e) of section 1402 of the not-for-profit corporation law, the fire corporation shall be under the control of the towns of Hardenburgh and Middletown. 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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