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L. 1909, ch. 64, 8 95 amended.

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CHAPTER 298
AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to publication and posting of

village ordinances.
Became a law April 1, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section ninety-five of chapter sixty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled "An act relating to vil. lages, constituting chapter sixty-four of the consolidated laws," is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 95. When ordinances to take effect. Every ordinance hereafter adopted or approved by the board of trustees of a village shall be entered in its minutes and published in the official paper of the village, and also in each other newspaper actually printed in the village, once each week for two consecutive weeks, and a printed copy thereof posted conspicuously in at least three public places in the village for at least ten days before the same shall take effect, and an affidavit of the publication and posting thereof shall be filed with the clerk. 1A single ordinance or a group of ordinances adopted or amended at any one time may be published and posted as herein provided without the publication or posting of the balance of such village ordinances. But such an ordinance shall take effect from the date of its service as against a person served personally with a copy thereof, certified by the village clerk under the corporate seal of the village, and showing the date of its passage and entry in the minutes.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

CHAPTER 299

L. 1909, ch. 64,

AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to the powers of the board of

park or cemetery commissioners of the village of Penn Yan, Yates county. Became a law April 1, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section two hundred and ninety-two-a of chapter sixty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled "An act relating to villages, constituting chapter sixty-four of the consolidated laws," as added by chapter two hundred and three of the laws of nineteen hundred and fifte and last amended by chapter sixteen of the laws of nineteen hundred and twenty-three, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 292-a. The board of park or cemetery commissioners of the in Watkins, Mayville

village of Watkins, in the county of Schuyler, and the village of

$ 292a amended.

Cemeteries

1 Following sentence new.

and Penn Yan,

Mayville, Chautauqua county, and the board of park or cemetery commissioners of the village of Penn Yan, Yates county,' shall have, in addition to the powers granted by section two hundred and ninety-two of this chapter, the power to assess the owners of lots in any cemetery in its respective village subject to its jurisdiction and control an amount not exceeding two dollars per year for the purpose of raising moneys to keep the lots in such cemetery in good and proper condition, and the trustees of each such village for that purpose shall have all the powers mentioned in section seventytwo of the membership corporations law.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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ch. 64,

CHAPTER 300
AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to the issuance of bonds or

other obligations for the acquisition of real property for parks or play

grounds. Became a law April 1, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section one hundred and twenty-nine of chapter l. 1909, sixty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled

$ 129 “An act relating to villages, constituting chapter sixty-four of amended, the consolidated laws," as last amended by chapter one hundred and eighty-one of the laws of nineteen hundred and twenty-four, is hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 129. Bonds or other obligations. Bonds or other obligations of the village shall be signed by the president and attested by the clerk under the corporate seal. Such bonds or obligations, excepting those issued to provide for the supply of water, for sewers or for the acquisition of real property for parks or playgrounds shall be issued in such amounts and shall fall due at such times that the principal of same shall be fully paid in not more than twenty annual instalments, the first of which shall become due one year from the date of issuance of same. Bonds or other obligations issued to provide for the supply of water, 3for sewers or for the acquisition of real property for parks or playgrounds* shall be issued so as to fall due in annual instalments, the first of which shall be payable not more than five years and the last of which shall be payable not more than forty years after the date of issuance of such bonds or

1 Words "and the board of park or cemetery commissioners of the village of Penn Yan, Yates county," new.

2 Words “subject to its jurisdiction and control,” new.

1 Previously amended by L. 1914, ch. 54; L. 1915, ch. 48; L. 1921, ch. 456; L. 1923, ch. 561.

À Word » substituted for word “ of."
3 Word “ and” omitted.

4 Words " for sewers or for the acquisition of real property for parks or playgrounds,” new.

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obligations. The amount of each of such annual instalments shall be fixed and determined by resolution adopted by the board of trustees of such village and shall be stated in the public notice of the election required to be given; and in such resolution the board of trustees shall provide that such bonds shall fall due in equal annual instalments; provided, however, that where the aggregate amount of bonds proposed to be issued is such that during the term of years prescribed in such resolution the annual instalments of bonds could not be issued in exact multiples of one hundred dollars the amount of the first or the last instalment may be increased or decreased so that the annual instalments of bonds for the remainder of the term may be in exact multiples of one hundred dollars. Any bonds of the village heretofore issued may be refunded. No funded debt which is payable in annual instalments shall be refunded, but provision shall be made for the payment of each instalment and accrued interest in the year in which it shall become due by the insertion of the proper sum in the annual levy for the year in question. Such bonds shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding six per centum per annum, and shall be negotiated for not less than their par value. They shall be sold on sealed proposals or at public auction upon notice published in the official paper, if any, and also in any other newspaper actually printed in the village, and in such other newspapers as the board of trustees may determine, and posted in three public places in the village, at least ten days before the sale, to the person who will take them at the highest price. They shall be consecutively numbered from one to the highest number issued, and the clerk shall keep a record of the number of each bond or obligation, its date, amount, rate of interest, when and where payable, and the name of the purchaser thereof or the person to whom they are issued, or in whose name they may be registered.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

L. 1909,
ch. 64,
$ 116
amended.

CHAPTER 301
AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to the collection of village taxes.
Became a law April 1, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly,
do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section one hundred and sixteen of chapter sixty-four
of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine entitled “ An act relating
to villages, constituting chapter Sixty-four of the consolidated
laws," is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 116. Return of collector; payment of taxes to treasurer. The collector shall pay all taxes received by him, as soon as practicable after receipt thereof, to the treasurer, and, upon the expiration of the time fixed therefor, shall deliver the roll and warrant to the clerk and make and file with him a return, in accord

ance with the directions of the warrant, showing the total amount
of tax paid and each tax unpaid, with the receipt of the village
treasurer for all taxes paid to him. The clerk shall thereupon
deliver to the treasurer a statement showing the unpaid taxes
returned by the collector. All taxes so returned unpaid shall be
increased five per centum, and, if remaining unpaid for thirty
days after such return, shall bear interest at the rate of ten per
centum per annum, from the time of their return as unpaid by
the collector to the time of their subsequent payment; and such
tax and increases may be paid to the treasurer at any time after
such return and before a sale for such unpaid tax of any real
property upon which the same may be assessed; but if paid after
a notice of sale has been given as provided in this article, the
expense of such notice shall be added to the amount of the tax.
The provisions of this section, so far as practicable, apply to a
village in which the taxes are collected by the treasurer or clerk.'

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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CHAPTER 302

added

AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to the powers of the board of

trustees in relation to the removal of fire hazards and health hazards.
Became a law April 1, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly,
do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section eighty-nine of chapter sixty-four of the laws Subd. 34 of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled “An act relating to vil- L. 1909, lages, constituting chapter sixty-four of the consolidated laws," is th: 64,

89 hereby amended by adding a new subdivision, to be subdivision thirty-four, to read as follows:

34. Removal of fire hazards and health hazards. The board of trustees may enact any such further ordinances as may be deemed necessary to protect property or life from fire hazards or health hazards.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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CHAPTER 303
AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to the establishment of sewer

districts in certain villages.
Became a law April 1, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly,
do enact as follows:

Section 1. Chapter sixty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred 260c and nine, entitled “An act relating to villages, constituting chap- L. 1909,

added to

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ter sixty-four of the consolidated laws,” is hereby amended by inserting therein a new section, to be section two hundred and sixty-c, to read as follows:

$ 260-c. Sewer districts in certain villages. The board of sewer commissioners of a village situated in Suffolk county, notwithstanding the provisions of section two hundred and sixty, may establish one or more sewer districts within such village which sewer districts shall be managed, and the costs and expenses thereof shall be assessed, according to the provisions of section three hundred and twenty-six of this chapter.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

L. 1909, ch. 64, 8282 amended.

CHAPTER 304
AN ACT to amend the village law, in relation to the amount of funds author.

ized to be raised by tax in certain villages.
Became a law April 1, 1925, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section two hundred and eighty-two of chapter sixty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled “An act relating to villages, constituting chapter sixty-four of the consolidated laws," as added by chapter six hundred and twentysix of the laws of nineteen hundred and ten, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 282. Funds; how raised and applied. The board of trustees shall place the amount so stated and estimated in the village budget and tax assessment as part of the ordinary expenses of the village and raise the same by tax, provided, however, that if the sum so estimated exceeds, in the aggregate the sum of thirty thousand dollars in a village of the first class, ten thousand dollars in a village of the second class or five thousand dollars in a village of the third class, the same shall not be thus raised without the approval of the electors of the village as shown by a proposition therefor adopted at the annual election occurring next after the filing of such estimate. If any such estimate, submitted to the electors pursuant to the above requirements, is not approved then the amount to be raised as aforesaid for the board of public works, for the year to which such estimate relates, shall be the maximum sum above specified for village of the class to which the village belongs. When available therefor, the village treasurer shall

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place the moneys so raised to the credit of the street fund, which
fund shall be applied only to the payment of drafts, or orders is-
sued by said board of public works, signed by its clerk and presi-

1 Formerly “ fifteen thousand dollars."
2 Formerly “five thousand dollars."
: Formerly “twenty-five hundred dollars."

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