Bill Text: NY A01722 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Allows that the Westchester county governing body appoint an additional member of the Westchester county industrial development agency.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-16 - referred to local governments [A01722 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01722-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 16, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. ABINANTI, OTIS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
          GALEF, PAULIN, PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on
          Local Governments
        AN  ACT  to amend the general municipal law, in relation to allowing the
          governing body of Westchester county to appoint a member of the  West-
          chester county industrial development agency
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 923-a of the general municipal law, as  amended  by
     2  chapter 564 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
     3    § 923-a. County of Westchester industrial development agency.  For the
     4  benefit  of  the  county  of Westchester and the inhabitants thereof, an
     5  industrial development agency, to be known as the COUNTY OF  WESTCHESTER
     6  INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, is hereby established for the accomplish-
     7  ment  of  any  or  all of the purposes specified in title one of article
     8  eighteen-A of this chapter.  It shall constitute a  body  corporate  and
     9  politic,  and  be  perpetual in duration.   It shall have the powers and
    10  duties now or hereafter conferred by title one of article eighteen-A  of
    11  this  chapter upon industrial development agencies and provided that the
    12  exercise of the powers by such agency with respect to the acquisition of
    13  real property whether by purchase, condemnation or otherwise,  shall  be
    14  limited  to  the  corporate limits of the county of Westchester and such
    15  agency shall take into consideration the local zoning and planning regu-
    16  lations as well as regional and local land use plans.  The agency  shall
    17  not  use  its  funds  to commence any project unless (i) at least thirty
    18  days' prior notice of such project shall have been given to  each  local
    19  municipality  in  which  a part or parts of the project is, or is to be,
    20  located and (ii) no objection, by resolution of the  governing  body  of
    21  such  municipality,  shall  have  been  made and delivered to the agency
    22  within such thirty days. Notwithstanding  the  provisions  of  the  next
    23  preceding  sentence,  in  the  case  of a project which is, or is to be,
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  located within a village within the county  of  Westchester,  notice  to
     2  such  village shall be sufficient as to any part or parts of the project
     3  within the village and no other notice shall be required to be given  to
     4  any  other  municipality  in  which such village is located with respect
     5  thereto. It shall be organized in a manner prescribed by and be  subject
     6  to the provisions of title one of article eighteen-A of this chapter and
     7  shall  consist  of [seven] eight members. Its members shall be appointed
     8  by the chief executive officer of the county of Westchester, subject  to
     9  confirmation  by  its  governing  body,  except that one member shall be
    10  appointed by the presiding officer of the governing body of  the  county
    11  of  Westchester,  subject to confirmation by its governing body, who may
    12  be a member of such governing body. The member appointed by the  presid-
    13  ing officer shall be a non-voting member. The agency, its members, offi-
    14  cers  and  employees,  and  its  operations  and activities shall in all
    15  respects be governed by the provisions of title  one  of  article  eigh-
    16  teen-A of this chapter.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.