New York Alternative County Government Law
Sec. § 55
Change From One Alternative Form of County Government to Another


55. Change from one alternative form of county government to another. A county operating under an alternative form of county government may, after the lapse of three years from the date such form becomes effective in the county, abandon its then existing form and adopt another alternative form of county government authorized by this chapter, and such change shall become effective at the time provided in subdivision five of section six hundred fifty-six. No such question shall be submitted more often than once in every four years. All of the provisions of this chapter relating to initiating a proceeding for the adoption of an alternative form of county government and to the submission and approval of the question shall apply also to a change from one alternative form of county government to another as authorized in this section. The question shall be in substantially the following form: "Shall the county of (name of county) abandon its present form of county government and adopt the (name of form) of government?"
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