Bill S7876-2009

Provides that one member of the board of the city of Yonkers industrial development agency shall be appointed by the city council of such city

Provides that the board of the city of Yonkers industrial development agency shall be composed of 7 members, of which 6 members shall be appointed by the mayor of the city of Yonkers and 1 member shall be appointed by majority vote of the city council of Yonkers.

Details

Actions

  • Aug 30, 2010: SIGNED CHAP.475
  • Aug 18, 2010: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • Jul 1, 2010: returned to senate
  • Jul 1, 2010: passed assembly
  • Jul 1, 2010: ordered to third reading rules cal.544
  • Jul 1, 2010: substituted for a10997
  • Jun 25, 2010: referred to local governments
  • Jun 25, 2010: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 25, 2010: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 14, 2010: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 10, 2010: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jun 9, 2010: 1ST REPORT CAL.925
  • May 19, 2010: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - Jun 9, 2010
Ayes (7): Stewart-Cousins, Oppenheimer, Valesky, Thompson, Johnson C, Little, Bonacic
Excused (1): Morahan

Memo

 BILL NUMBER:  S7876

TITLE OF BILL :

An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the membership of the city of Yonkers industrial development agency

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL :

Provides that one member of the board of the city of Yonkers Industrial Development Agency shall be appointed by the City Council of such city.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :

Section 1 amends Section 903 of the general municipal law, as added by chapter 83 of the laws of 1982 to include: six of such members shall be appointed by the mayor of the city of Yonkers and one such member shall be appointed by a majority vote of the city council of the city of Yonkers.

JUSTIFICATION :

This measure provides for greater oversight and accountability by enabling the Yonkers City Council, by majority vote, to appoint a member of the Yonkers IDA which would only benefit the needs of Yonkers.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :

New Bill - 2010

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :

None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE : This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to vacancies in the membership of the City of Yonkers Industrial Development Agency occurring on or after such date.

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7876 IN SENATE May 19, 2010 ___________
Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the membership of the city of Yonkers industrial development agency THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 903 of the general municipal law, as added by chap- ter 83 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: S 903. City of Yonkers industrial development agency. For the benefit of the city of Yonkers and the inhabitants thereof, an industrial devel- opment agency, to be known as the CITY OF YONKERS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, is established to accomplish any or all of the purposes speci- fied in title one of THIS article [eighteen-A of this chapter]. It shall constitute a body corporate and politic, and be perpetual in duration. It shall have the powers and duties now or hereafter conferred by title one of THIS article [eighteen-A of this chapter] upon industrial devel- opment agencies and provided that the exercise of the powers by such agency with respect to the acquisition of real property whether by purchase, condemnation or otherwise, shall be limited to the corporate limits of the city of Yonkers, and such agency shall take into consider- ation the local zoning and planning regulations as well as the regional and local comprehensive land use plans. It shall be organized in a manner prescribed by and be subject to the provisions of title one of THIS article [eighteen-A of this chapter]. [Its] SIX OF SUCH members shall be appointed by the mayor of the city of Yonkers AND ONE SUCH MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY MAJORITY VOTE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YONKERS. The agency, its members, officers and employees and its operations and activities shall in all respects be governed by the provisions of title one of THIS article [eighteen-A of this chapter]. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to vacan- cies in the membership of the city of Yonkers industrial development agency occurring on or after such date.

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