Environmental Conservation Law Section 44-0103
1.“Hudson river valley” shall mean the areas of Bronx and New York counties designated pursuant to § 44-0109 (Designation)section 44-0109 of this article, the counties of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Columbia, Greene, Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington, excluding any area of Greene county within the Catskill park, as defined in subdivision two of § 9-0101 (Definitions)section 9-0101 of this chapter.
2.“Compact” or “greenway compact” shall mean the overall greenway plan adopted by the council pursuant to § 44-0119 (Greenway compact)section 44-0119 of this article.
3.“Conservancy” or “greenway heritage conservancy” shall mean the greenway heritage conservancy for the Hudson river valley, a public benefit corporation, reestablished pursuant to § 44-0111 (Greenway heritage conservancy for the Hudson river valley)section 44-0111 of this article.
4.“Council” shall mean the Hudson river valley greenway communities council reenacted pursuant to § 44-0105 (Hudson river valley greenway communities council)section 44-0105 of this article.
5.“Countryside” shall mean the cities, towns and villages within the greenway which do not border the Hudson river.
6.“Greenway criteria” or “criteria” shall mean natural and cultural resource protection, regional planning, economic development, public access and heritage environmental education identified as the basis for attaining the goal of a Hudson river valley greenway.
7.“Greenway” shall mean the area designated as the Hudson river valley greenway pursuant to § 44-0109 (Designation)section 44-0109 of this article.
8.“Greenway districts” or “districts” shall mean areas made of neighboring communities within the greenway and designated by the council for the purpose of regional planning.
9.“Greenway trail” or “trail” means the trail established pursuant to § 44-0121 (Greenway trail)section 44-0121 of this article.
10.“Participating community” shall mean a county, city, town or village which has adopted the regional plan for its district pursuant to § 44-0119 (Greenway compact)section 44-0119 of this article.
11.“Riverside” shall mean the cities, towns and villages within the greenway which border the Hudson river and shall include the city of New York, with respect to areas of Bronx and New York counties designated pursuant to § 44-0109 (Designation)section 44-0109 of this article.
12.“Chief elected official of a county” shall mean the county executive, or if there is none, the chairman of the board of supervisors, or if there is neither, any other officers possessing similar powers and duties.
13.“Fund” shall mean the Hudson river valley greenway fund established in section ninety-seven-n of the state finance law.
Section 44-0103 — Definitions,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/ENV/44-0103 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).