senate Bill S6408

Signed by Governor Amended

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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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 22 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 04 / Feb / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.123
  • 10 / Feb / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 11 / Feb / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 26 / Feb / 2014
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6408A
  • 04 / Mar / 2014
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6408B
  • 07 / May / 2014
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 07 / May / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 07 / May / 2014
    • VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
  • 13 / May / 2014
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6408C
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • REPASSED SENATE
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A9111A
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.468
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 01 / Aug / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 11 / Aug / 2014
    • SIGNED CHAP.324
  • 11 / Aug / 2014
    • APPROVAL MEMO.2

Summary

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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Bill Details

Versions:
S6408
S6408A
S6408B
S6408C
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Towns

Votes

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Nay
1
aye with reservations
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absent
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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6408

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 provides for the Village of Margaretville to terminate its
fire protection contract with the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District
and for the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to include the
Village of Margaretville.

Section 2 authorizes the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire District to
consolidate with the Village of Margaretville thereby.

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-Hardenburgh Fire District shall use the existing procedures
of Town Law ยง 170 for adoption of the resolutions to consolidate the
Village of Margaretville into the Middletown-Hardenburgh Fire
District.

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 a change in governance of the Middletown-Hardenburgh
Fire District. The bill will authorize the consolidation of the
village into the fire district 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
consolidate as soon as permitted by this special legislation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state. Savings are anticipated by the Village of
Margaretville.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediate


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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6408

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

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 village of Margaretville, in the county of Delaware, pursuant to
section 170 of the town law governing fire districts, to consolidate the
village of Margaretville into the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire  district,
which  surrounds  the village of Margaretville, for the purposes of fire
protection.
  S 2. Upon the completion  by  the  village  of  Margaretville  of  the
proceedings  authorized  by  section  one of this act, the fire district
shall include the village of Margaretville, and  the  Middletown-Harden-
burgh  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 village of Margaretville and the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire
district shall use the existing procedures of section 170  of  the  town
law  for  adoption  of  the  resolutions  to  consolidate the village of
Margaretville into the Middletown-Hardenburgh fire  district;  provided,
however, that nothing in this act shall alleviate the village of Margar-
etville  from  complying  with the provisions of section 170 of the town
law.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13362-01-3

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