Notice of Adoption of Resolution Subject to Permissive Referendum

November 14th, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a regular meeting held on the 10th day of November, 2020, the Town Board of the Town of Germantown, Columbia County, New York, duly adopted a bond resolution entitled “BOND RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 10, 2020; A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF DUMP TRUCK AND SMALL MAINTENANCE TRUCK FOR HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT PURPOSES AND THE  REPLACEMENT OF SALT STORAGE BUILDING ROOF AND THE ISSUANCE OF SERIAL BONDS OF THE TOWN OF GERMANTOWN, COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $325,000 PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL FINANCE LAW TO FINANCE THE COST THEREOF, PROVIDING THAT THIS RESOLUTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A PERMISSIVE REERENDUM, AND DELEGATING CERTAIN POWERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH TO THE TOWN SUPERVISOR”, an abstract of which follows, which resolution is subject to permissive referendum pursuant to Section 35 of the Local Finance Law and Article Seven of the Town Law of the State of New York.

Said resolution authorizes the acquisition of a dump truck with plow for highway maintenance purposes; the acquisition of a small maintenance truck with plow for highway maintenance  purposes; and the replacement of the salt storage building roof, together with original furnishings and equipment required for such purposes, each of which has a period of probable usefulness of at least 10 years.  The resolution further authorizes the issuance of serial bonds of the Town of Germantown, Columbia County, New York, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $325,000 pursuant to the Local Finance Law to finance the cost thereof, with a proposed maturity in excess of 5 years and delegates certain powers to the Town Supervisor.  

It has been determined that such purpose constitutes a Type II action as defined under the State Environmental Quality Review Regulations, which will not have a significant effect on the environment.

Said resolution shall take effect thirty days after adoption, unless there shall be filed with the Town Clerk a petition signed and acknowledged by the electors of the Town qualified to vote upon a proposition to raise and expend money, in number equal to at least five percentum of the total vote cast for governor in the Town at the last general election held for the election of State officers, protesting against the resolution and requesting that the matter be submitted to the qualified electors of the Town at a referendum in the manner provided by the Town Law.

A copy of the resolution is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Office of the Town Clerk, located at the Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown, New York.

 

Dated:    November 10, 2020

Joyce Vale                           
Town Clerk

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