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SECTION 827
Enforcement of environmental conservation law in certain counties
County (CNT) CHAPTER 11, ARTICLE 23
§ 827. Enforcement of environmental conservation law in certain
counties. In those counties wherein the state owns a park, forest
preserve, reforested area, hatchery, nursery, game refuge, or wherein
the state has established and controls fire prevention apparatus and
structures, public hunting, trapping and fishing grounds, marine
fisheries, or other lawful objects established and controlled by the
state in furtherance of the preservation of the natural resources and
wild life of the state, the board of supervisors shall have power to
appropriate not exceeding one thousand dollars in any one year for the
purpose of aiding the state in the enforcement of the provisions of the
environmental conservation law. Such appropriation shall be expended by
the county pursuant to a contract made with the department of
environmental conservation in the manner provided in section two hundred
twenty-five of this chapter or paid to the state and expended by the
department of environmental conservation pursuant to the provisions of
the environmental conservation law. The county of Erie may appropriate
not exceeding four thousand dollars for this purpose. Nothing herein
shall be deemed to allow the payment of extra compensation to any
officer in the performance of official duties for which a compensation
is otherwise provided by law. Nothing herein shall be deemed to modify
or impair the power of a county to enforce the provisions of the
environmental conservation law or its own ordinances, rules and
regulations upon grounds or structures owned and controlled by the
county.