Issues: Local Government

NYS State Senator Shirley L. Huntley Is Pleased to Present A Series Of Workshops On How To Form A Not-For-Profit Corporation In New York State

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009HOW TO INCORPORATECHOOSING A NAMEEMPLOYERS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009IRS FORM 1023 & FORM 990

October 13, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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NYS State Senator Shirley L. Huntley Is Pleased to Present A Series Of Workshops On How To Form A Not-For-Profit Corporation In New York State

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009HOW TO INCORPORATECHOOSING A NAMEEMPLOYERS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009IRS FORM 1023 & FORM 990

October 6, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Villages find sharing works

By THOMAS DIMOPOULOStdimopoulos@poststar.comMonday, September 7, 2009 5:38 PM EDT

The sirens have been wailing across the two villages for five years now.

Area municipalities facing economic constraints have been looking at ways to continue essential services while keeping costs low. As a result, studies on sharing services with neighboring communities are on the rise.

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September 9, 2009
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New Law Will Give Communities Voices

NYRI. Those four letters will forever evoke feelings of anger and frustration throughout communities in Madison and Oneida counties. Though the upside of the NYRI fight and subsequent victory was the successful coalescence of residents to fight for their homes and communities, none of us want to be forced to go through that battle again.

September 1, 2009
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Valesky-sponsored new law will help communities fight future projects like NYRI

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—To help prevent projects like New York Regional Interconnect (NYRI) that could decimate Upstate communities against the will of local people, State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) and Assemblywoman RoAnn M. Destito (D/WF-Rome) sponsored legislation signed into law this week that will make financial resources available to communities to make their voices heard.

 The legislation (S1599) resulted from the community outcry and subsequent defeat of the New York Regional Interconnect (NYRI) project in Oneida and Madison Counties.

September 1, 2009
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Ranzenhofer, Hawley announce new law for shared court locations, savings for taxpayer; Law allows shared court facility for towns of Elba, Oakfield and Batavia

Batavia, NY – State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer and Assemblyman Steve Hawley announced the passage of a law that allows the court proceedings for the towns of Elba, Oakfield and Batavia to be held at a single location in an effort to save taxpayer dollars.

September 1, 2009
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Focusing on Rural New York: Rural Resources Commission Overview

Overview of the Rural Resource Commission's background, legislative chapters and publications.

August 31, 2009
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Staff Analysis of the SFY 2009-10 Executive Budget Vols. I & II

This analysis of the Executive Budget begins with a summary of the spending plan. It then examines an explanation of receipts and provides for Senate issues in focus. Finally, it examines appropriations and disbursements for each agency and program included in the budget. The report provides a comparison of the appropriations recommended this year with those approved last year, and an analysis of the Governor’s recommendations.

August 31, 2009
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Model Local Resolution on Land Use Near Adjacent Municipalities

Model Local Resolution for Notice of Public Hearing to Adjacent Municipality When Certain Proposed Land Use Actions Are Within 500 Feet of Such Municipality.

August 31, 2009
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A Vision for Rural New York

August 30, 2009
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Promoting Intermunicpal Cooperation for Shared Highway Services

This publication, provides a sample resolution for use by local governing bodies to authorize the sharing of machinery, maintenance and equipment, and lending or borrowing of materials and supplies. It also offers a sample memorandum which may be used by highway officials when equipment is rented or loaned or material is exchanged or borrowed pursuant to such authorization.

August 30, 2009
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Model Local Resolution: Municipal Provision of the Services of a Building Inspector/Zoning Enforcement Officer/Code Enforcement Officer For Another Municipality

August 28, 2009
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Ossining Village Fair- June 2009

From Left to Right: Supreme Court Judge Fran Connelly, Catherine Borgia- Supervisior of the Town of Ossining, Sue Donnelly- Trustee of the Village of Ossining, State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer, and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef.  

August 27, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN BLASTS GOVERNOR’S “MONEY FOR NOTHING” PLAN

 

Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today blasted Governor Paterson’s "Back-to-School" program’s lack of transparency and accountability. The Governor’s plan would cost taxpayers approximately $140 million by providing $200 per child to all welfare and food stamp recipient whether they are complying with program requirements.

 

August 11, 2009
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GREENWAY EXPANSION READY TO BE MADE PERMANENT

The Hudson River Valley Greenway has proven to be a positive influence in the region.  It has encouraged better local planning and provided funds for beautification around the region.

When the Greenway was created, it excluded communities in the Catskill State Park.  In 2006, I wrote the legislation - which became law to allow those communities in Ulster County to participate, regardless of whether or not they are in the Catskill Park.

July 17, 2009
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Senate At Work; Hundreds Of Bills Passed

Economic Development & Job Creation Initiatives Mark Legislative Session

July 17, 2009
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Saving Taxpayers’ Dollars by Consolidating our Local Governments

Saving your tax dollars is one of my top priorities. That is why I recently voted “yes” on a bill to empower citizens and local officials to significantly reduce the size and cost of their local governments. The bill, which I cosponsored, passed the New York State Senate and Assembly, and was signed into law by the Governor.

July 9, 2009
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