N.Y. Town Law Section 175-C
Notice of hearings and elections


1.

In addition to any other notice or posting requirement, every fire district secretary shall cause a notice of any upcoming hearing or election to be posted on the fire district website, if one exists. Such notice shall be posted for at least fifteen days prior to such hearing or election and shall not be posted any sooner than twenty days before such hearing or election. If the fire district maintains a sign board, a copy of such notice shall also be posted on the sign board.

2.

Every fire district secretary shall provide, in a timely manner, a notice of any upcoming hearing or election to be posted on the municipal website of any town located within the geographic boundaries of the district, or any town or fire district with which the district contracts. Such posting shall only be required if such a website exists. Such notice shall be posted for at least fifteen days prior to such hearing or election and shall not be posted any sooner than twenty days before such hearing or election. In addition, the town clerk shall post or cause to be posted on the bulletin board in his or her office a copy of such notice and on the sign board maintained by him or her pursuant to subdivision six of § 30 (Powers and duties of town clerk)section thirty of this chapter. The town clerk shall cooperate with the fire district to ensure the timely notification of the upcoming hearing or election.

3.

The notice required by this section shall specify the time when and the place where such hearing or election will be held, and, with respect to elections, the officers to be elected, their terms of office, and details regarding other matters to be voted on, as well as the hours during which the polls will be open for the receipt of ballots.

Source: Section 175-C — Notice of hearings and elections, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/TWN/175-C (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 6, 2024).

170
Establishment and extension of fire, fire alarm and fire protection districts
171
Petition and hearing
172‑A
Alteration of boundaries of fire districts
172‑C
Alteration of boundaries of fire protection district
172‑E
Change of name of fire district
172‑F
Resolution and hearing for diminution of fire district boundaries
172‑G
Filing of determination
173
Filing of determination
174
Fire district officers
175
Election of fire district officers
175‑A
Registration for voters
175‑B
Absentee ballots for fire district elections
175‑C
Notice of hearings and elections
176
Powers and duties of fire district commissioners
176‑A
Duties of chief and assistant chiefs of fire department of fire district
176‑B
Volunteer members of fire district fire companies
176‑C
Removal of fire commissioners
176‑D
Funding of fire districts
176‑E
Training requirements for fire commissioners
177
Powers and duties of fire district treasurer
177‑B
Powers and duties of deputy fire district treasurers
177‑C
Powers and duties of the director of purchasing
178
Powers and duties of fire district secretary
178‑A
Expenses incurred in attending town and county officers training school
178‑B
Expenses of the association of fire districts of the state of New York
178‑C
Expenses of fire district officers, officials and employees
178‑D
Costs, expenses and damages a fire district charge in certain cases
179
Special district elections to vote upon appropriations
180
Actions and proceedings against fire districts
181
Annual budget and levy of taxes
181‑A
Budgetary controls
181‑B
Independent audit of fire districts
182
Effect of incorporation of village or city including lands within a fire district
183
Fire alarm districts
184
Fire protection districts
184‑A
Contract for water supply outside of fire districts
184‑C
Water supply outside of fire districts
186
Savings clause
187
Exclusion of a fire district from a water supply district
188
Use of surplus town moneys for purchase of fire apparatus for use in town fire districts
189
Fire inspection of property in contract areas

Accessed:
Jul. 6, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 175-C’s source at nysenate​.gov

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