New York Alternative County Government Law
1. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede the provisions of any alternative or optional form of county government, administrative code, county government law, civil divisions act, or any local law heretofore or hereafter adopted pursuant to any such optional or alternative form of county government, unless a contrary intent is expressly provided in this chapter.
2. The optional county government law, in so far as the provisions of such law apply to and are in force in the county of Monroe or any other county at the time when the repeal of such law with respect to counties generally takes effect, shall continue in effect in such county unless and until repealed, amended, modified or superseded by or pursuant to the provisions of such law or this chapter or other general, special or local law.
3. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede any special or local act of the legislature relating to the preparation of assessment rolls, extension and collection of taxes, lien of tax and foreclosure, sale or other disposition thereof.
4. This chapter, or the adoption of a form of county government herein provided, shall not affect or impair:
(a) any pending action or proceeding, civil or criminal, but the same may be prosecuted or defended in the same manner and with the same effect as though this chapter had not been enacted;
(b) any contract, or act done, or offense committed, or right accruing, accrued or required, or liability, or penalty, or forfeiture, or punishment incurred prior thereto, but the same may be enjoyed, asserted, enforced, prosecuted or inflicted as fully and to the same extent as if this chapter had not been enacted.