RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF COCHECTON TOWN BOARD
Whereas the Town of Cochecton, Sullivan County, is desirous of providing and/or arrange for ambulance services to its residents and the Town desires that such service have sufficiently trained and skilled emergency medical technicians serving on its ambulances available to serve persons situated in the Town.
Whereas the town has prepared a map, plan and report that is in such detail as is acceptable to the Sullivan town board; and
Whereas the map, plan and report have been filed in the office of the town clerk pursuant to Section 209-c of the Town Law in advance of the adoption of this resolution; and
Whereas the town board has adopted an order and entered the same in the minutes of its proceedings reciting a description of the boundaries of the proposed ambulance district sufficient to identify the lands included therein as in a deed of conveyance, the improvements proposed, the maximum estimated amount proposed to be expended annually for the improvement, and the cost of the district to the typical property, and the fact that a map, plan and report describing the same are on file in the town clerk’s office for public inspection and specifying the time when and place where said board will meet and hold a public hearing to hear all persons interested in the subject thereof, concerning the same; and
Whereas a copy of such order has been published at least once in the official paper of the Town of Cochecton, the first publication thereof which was not less than ten (10) nor more than twenty (20) days before the date set therein for the hearing had preceding this resolution; and
Whereas a copy of the order was posted on the signboard of the town maintained pursuant to subdivision six of section thirty of this chapter, not less than ten (10) nor more than twenty (20) days before the day designated for the hearing since had on this issue; and
Whereas a public hearing was held on the 13th day of April 2022 at 7 pm at the at the Town’s offices with a street address of: 74 Smales Road, Lake Huntington, NY 12752.; and
Whereas the board has determined that the notice of hearing was published and posted as required by law, and is otherwise sufficient; and
Whereas the board has determined that all of the property and property owners within the proposed district are benefited by the proposed district; and
Whereas the board has determined that all of the property and property owners benefited are included within the limits of the proposed district; and
Whereas the board has determined that the establishment of an ambulance district. A description is as follows:
The entire limits of the Town of Cochecton, Sullivan County, New York.
It is hereby resolved that subject to permissive referendum, that the Town of Cochecton establish an ambulance district for the benefit of all of the property and property owners in the proposed ambulance district; and
It is further resolved that such ambulance district shall include and be limited to the territory described above, being the entire limits of the Town.
It is further resolved that such ambulance district shall become effective immediately after approval of the voters or thereafter as may be required by law or in case no petition is successfully filed, after the time to petition for a referendum has expired.
It is hereby ordered that, the clerk of the Town of Cochecton shall file this resolution in the office of the Clerk of the Town and make such resolution available for public inspection.
It is further ordered that, the clerk of the Town of Cochecton shall cause to be prepared and have available for distribution proper forms for a petition seeking a public referendum and shall distribute a supply to any person requesting the same.
It is further ordered that, if, after the expiration of the time for filing a petition requesting that the matter be submitted to a referendum of the property owners of the proposed ambulance district, no such petition has been filed with the town clerk, the town clerk is directed to file a certificate stating such fact in the office of the county clerk.
It is further ordered that, upon the filing of such a certificate in the office of the Sullivan County Clerk, the Board shall adopt a final order establishing the ambulance district.
This resolution has received the affirmative vote of at least a majority of the Board of the Town of Cochecton, Sullivan County, as signed below and such resolution is hereby approved.
MOTION : made by Councilperson Nober Seconded by Councilperson Nearing
All board members voted in favor.
April 13, 2022