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LL 01 Regulating Use of or Connections to Town Fire Hydrants Local Law Filing NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 41 STATE STREET,ALBANY,NY 12231 (Use this form to file a local law with the Secretary of State.) Text of law should be given as amended. Do not include matter being eliminated and do not use italics or underlining to indicate new matter. caw rX QUEENSBURY Townof------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Local Law No. ----------------1_____-___.-__-____ of the year 19.49__ A local law-------------------RE�IIL6TINII_US)i_IIF.IIR_GQNI�IECTIQK_Ta_TCI_ ZRE_----------------- (lAw+ruu) HYDRANTS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Be it enacted by the ----- TOWN BOARD --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ___ of the 1N.we o/Le;irl.tivs Bdy) QUEENSBURY Townof------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ as follows: In accordance with §130(5) and S,130(15) of the Town Law of the State of New York and 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, the Town Board of the Town of Queensbury does hereby enact as follows: SECTION 1 - LEGISLATIVE INTENT. A. Having fire hydrants in good repair and optimal working condition is essential in order to prevent damage by fire and to protect property and lives. B. Use of fire hydrants by unauthorized persons may damage the fire hydrants, harm the water supply, allow pollutants to enter the water supply, and/or compromise the ability of fire fighters and other rescue workers to prevent damage by fire and protect property and lives and such use should be prohibited. SECTION 2 - DEFINITIONS. A. OPEN - to allow water to pass from any fire hydrant or to allow water or any other substance to enter the water system through any fire hydrant. B. DISCHARGE - to take water from, drain or connect with by hose, other equipment or otherwise. (If additional space is needed,attach pages the same size as this sheet,and number each.) DOS-239(Rev.2/98) (1) SECTION 3 - AUTHORIZED USE. Only the following individuals, while acting within the scope of their duties, are authorized to open or discharge fire hydrants within the Town of Queensbury: A. Emergency personnel, including volunteers such as firefighters, fire commissioners, paramedics, rescue workers and others similarly charged with the protection of lives and/or property; B. State, County and/or Town highway employees; C. Town of Queensbury Water Department employees; D. Town of Queensbury Wastewater Department employees, and E. Any persons specifically authorized in writing by the Town of Queensbury Water Department, which authorization shall specify the terms and conditions of the authority granted. SECTION 4 - UNLAWFUL USE. It shall be unlawful for anyone other than as authorized in Section 3 above, to open, discharge or connect in any fashion to a fire hydrant located in the Town of Queensbury. SECTION 5 - PENALTY. A person convicted of violating this Local Law shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) and/or imprisonment for a period of not more than sixty (60) days. SECTION 6 - SEVERABILITY, If any part of this Local Law shall be declared invalid by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such declaration shall not affect or impair in any way any other provision and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. SECTION 7 - REPEALER. Any ordinances, local laws or regulations previously adopted in conflict with this Local Law are hereby repealed. SECTION 8 - EFFECTIVE DATE, This Local Law shall take effect upon its filing in the Office of the New York Secretary of State as provided in§27 of the New York Municipal Home Rule Law. (2) (Complete the certification in the paragraph that applies to the filing of this local law and strike out that which is not applicable.) 1. (Final adoption by local legislative body only.) I herebycertify that the local law annexed hereto esi na ed as local law No. ______-_____1 ________ of 19_99_ Y _ _ _ ( �(�')( )(VHS) - ue�ns ury - ------- -- - of the Ca Town of____________ ___________ _______________________________________ was duly passed by the ------Ioitn_,Rczaxd_------------------------- on-June--21...... 19 99 in accordance with the applicable provisions of law. (Name of Legislative Body) 1. (Passage by local legislative body with approval,no disapproval or repassage after disapproval by the Elective Chief Executive Officer*.) I hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. ----------------------------------- of 19-----_ of the(County)(City)(Town)(Village)of_________________________________________________________________ was duly passed by the _______________________________________________ on ------------------ 19 ---,and was (approved)(not approved)(repassed after (Name of L egirlative Body) disapproval)by the__________________________________________________ and was deemed duly adopted on ------------------ 19----, (Elective Chief Executive Officer*) in accordance with the applicable provisions of law. 3. (Final adoption by referendum.) I hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No. ___________________________________ of 19------ ofthe(County)(City)(Town)(Village)of_________________________________________________________________ was duly passed by the --------------------------------------------------- on ------------------ 19----,and was (approved)(not approved)(repassed after (Name of Legislative Body) disapproval)by the_________________________________________________ on------------------- 19---- . Such local law was submitted (Elective Chief Executive Officer*) to the people by reason of a (mandatory)(permissive) referendum,and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon at the (general)(special)(annual)election held on__________________ M-__ , in accordance with the applicable provisions of law. 4. (Subject to permissive referendum and final adoption because no valid petition was filed requesting referendum.) I hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. ___________________________________ of 19-_---. of the(County)(City)(Town)(Vftge)of-=------------------------------------------------------------- was duly passed by the --------------------------------------------------- on ------------------ 19----,and was(approved)(not approved)(repassed after (Name of Legislative Body) disapproval)by the__________________________________________________ on------------------ 19--- . Such local law was subject to (Elective Chief Executive Officer-) permissive referendum and no valid petition requesting such referendum was filed as of------------------ 19-___ ,in accordance with the applicable provisions of law. *Elective Chief Executive Officer means or includes the chief executive officer of a county elected on a county- wide basis or,if there be none,the chairperson of the county legislative body,the mayor of a city or village,or the supervisor of a town where such officer is vested with the power to approve or veto local laws or ordinance (3) 5. (City local law concerning Charter revision proposed by petition.) I hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No. ----------------------------------- of 19------ of the City of--------------------------------------------- having been submitted to referendum pursuant to the provisions of section(36)(37) of the Municipal Home Rule Law, and having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of such city voting thereon at the (special)(general)election held on------------------- 19----, became operative. 6. (County local law concerning adoption of Charter.) I hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No. ----------------------------------- .of 19------ of the County of---------------------------------------------------- State of New York,having been submitted to the electors at the General Election of November---------------------- 19.---, pursuant to subdivisions 5 and 7 of section 33 of the Municipal Home Rule Law,and having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of the cit- ies of said county as a unit and a majority of the qualified electors of the towns of said county considered as a unit voting at said general election,became operative. (If any other authorized form of final adoption has been followed,please provide an appropriate certification.) I further certify that I have compared the preceding local law with the original on file in this office and that the same is a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of such original local law,and was finally adopted in the manner in- dicated in paragraph-----1------- above. Clerk of the County legislative body,City,Town or Village Ciblk or officer designated by local legislative body (Seal) Date: - a- (Certification to be executed by County Attorney, Corporation Counsel,Town Attorney, Village Attorney or other authorized attorney of locality.) STATE OF NEW YORK WARREN COUNTY OF 1,the undersigned,hereby certify that the foregoing local/law contains the correct text and that all proper proceedings have been had or taken for the enactment of the local 1 exe here Signature MARK SCHACHNER Title TOWN COUNSEL ARKM Town of QUEENSBURY bdbw Date: Old"2 r 99 (4) l 1xCEL6104 STATE OF NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE ALEXANDER F. TREADWELL ALBANY, NY 1 223 1-000 1 SECRETARY OF STATE July 9, 1999 DARLEEN M DOUGHER TOWN OFFICE BLDG. 742 BAY ROAD QUEENSBURY, NY 12804 RE: Town of Queensbury. Local Law 1. 1999, filed 07/01/99 The above referenced material was received and filed by this office as indicated. Additional local law filing forms will be forwarded upon request. Sincerely, rat- Janice G. Durfee Principal File Clerk Bureau of State Records (518) 474-2755 JGD:ml 0 printed on recycled paper \ \ <! � A � a � \ ® \0 k %¥ % ƒ±� # \ ! ■ % * 10 Or� , 8 U 03 � �� � \ ram± = o t � IS ���� 10 fib d CD s z O U oZ u A C cc \\gad �08 N•' ��N .� o �i 5gg4 r4 u�d$°