N.Y. Local Finance Law Section 33.10
Mandatory or permissive referenda in counties


a.

Except as otherwise provided in paragraph b of this section neither the expenditure of money for an object or purpose for which it is proposed to issue obligations nor a bond resolution or capital note resolution shall be subject to a mandatory or a permissive referendum in any county.

b.

* 2. If, prior to the effective date of this chapter in any county operating under an alternative or optional form of government, the board of supervisors of such county is empowered to submit to a referendum at any general or special election any act or resolution of the board providing for the expenditure of any sum greater than two hundred fifty thousand dollars for a permanent public improvement or improvements whether or not obligations are to be issued for such improvement or improvements, the finance board of such county may submit to a referendum at any general or special election, in the manner provided in such alternative or optional form of government, any act or resolution providing for the expenditure of any sum greater than two hundred fifty thousand dollars for a permanent public improvement or improvements for which it intends to issue obligations. * NB There are 2 sb 2’s * 2. A resolution authorizing the issuance of bonds or capital notes by a county for the object or purpose described in subdivision forty-nine of paragraph a of section 11.00 of the local finance law shall be subject to a permissive referendum in the manner provided in article three-A of the county law as amended from time to time. * NB There are 2 sb 2’s

Source: Section 33.10 — Mandatory or permissive referenda in counties, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LFN/33.­10 (updated Apr. 17, 2020; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Apr. 17, 2020

§ 33.10’s source at nysenate​.gov

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