Authorizes the village of Fair Haven to reduce the speed limit on Westside Drive.
Ayes (61): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Aubertine, Bonacic, Breslin, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espada, Farley, Flanagan, Foley, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson C, Johnson O, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Leibell, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, Onorato, Oppenheimer, Padavan, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Schneiderman, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stachowski, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Thompson, Valesky, Volker, Winner, Young
Excused (1): Morahan
BILL NUMBER: S6718A
TITLE OF BILL : An act relating to authorizing the village of Fair Haven to reduce the speed limit on certain public roadways
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : The purpose of this bill is to authorize the village of Fair Haven to reduce the speed limit on Westside Drive.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section I; pursuant to section 1643 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, the village of Fair Haven in the town of Sterling in Cayuga County would be authorized to lower the speed limit to 15 miles per hour on Westside Drive.
JUSTIFICATION : Westside Drive is a narrow village road that begins at the south end with King Road and meets Yacht Club Road at perpendicular angle. The road is populated by both year-round and seasonal residences. The road has been plagued by cars that use imprudent speed while utilizing the road as a route to the yacht club or as a through street back to West Bay Road. There are a number of residences with small children and the yacht club runs a junior sailing program through the summer months.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : New.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : None.
EFFECTIVE DATE : This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6718--A IN SENATE January 29, 2010 ___________Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit- tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom- mitted to said committee AN ACT relating to authorizing the village of Fair Haven to reduce the speed limit on certain public roadways THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Pursuant to section 1643 of the vehicle and traffic law, the village of Fair Haven in the town of Sterling in Cayuga county is hereby authorized and empowered to lower the speed limit to 15 miles per hour on Westside Drive, in the village of Fair Haven provided the governing body of such village shall establish such speed limit by local law, ordinance, order, rule or regulation. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15382-03-0