1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Municipal
  4. Article 14-G: Interlocal Agreements With Governmental Units of Other States


Section 462 Interlocal agreements authorized

General Municipal (GMU)

1. Any public agency of this state may enter into interlocal agreements with any public agency or agencies of any other state or states providing for any of the following:

  (a) The exchange, furnishing or providing by one or more of the contracting public agencies to one or more of the other contracting public agencies of services, personnel, facilities, equipment, or any other property or resources for any one or more of the following purposes or uses: (1) Fire prevention and fire fighting (2) Supply of water, gas or electricity (3) Garbage collection and disposal (4) Sewage disposal (5) Refuse collection and disposal, and public dumps (6) Storm drainage (7) Airports or landing fields (8) Parks, playgrounds, swimming pools, recreation centers,

   or other recreational areas or facilities (9) Youth counselling and guidance (10) Municipal planning services (11) Engineering services (12) Lighting (13) Ambulance service (14) Fire and police radio and communication systems (15) Hospital service (16) Public health services (17) Mental health services (18) Cemeteries (19) Libraries or bookmobiles (20) Suppression or control of plant and

   animal pests or diseases (21) Propagation of game, game birds or fish (22) Publicizing the advantages of the region (23) Roads and highways.

  (b) The establishment of an interlocal advisory board or boards to recommend programs and policies for cooperative or uniform action in any fields of activity enumerated in paragraph (a) of this subdivision and permitted or authorized for each contracting public agency, and from time to time to advise with the appropriate officials of the contracting public agencies in respect to such programs, policies or fields of activity.

  2. Nothing contained in this article shall be construed to authorize or permit any public agency of this state to receive, obtain, furnish or provide services, facilities, personnel, equipment, or any other property or resources, or to engage in or perform any function or activity by means of an interlocal agreement if it does not have constitutional or statutory power or authorization to receive, obtain, furnish or provide the same or substantially similar services, facilities, personnel, equipment, other property or resources, or to engage in or perform the same or a substantially similar function or activity on its own account.