Regents-Approved Public Library Charter Actions: 2002

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Name

Community

System

Popu.

Type

Area

Popu. (2000)

Type

Area

Change

Seymour Public Library District Auburn Finger Lakes

33,579

Public

Special Legislative District

33,579

Public

Special Legislative District

Extended: Provisional charter extended until 6/18/07 (6/18/02)
Beekman Library Poughquag Mid-Hudson

11,452

Association

Town

11,452

Association

Town

Absolute: Granted absolute charter( 3/19/02)
Tivoli Free Library Tivoli Mid-Hudson

1,163

Association

Village

1,163

Association

Village

Amended: Indicates that the number of trustees shall not be more than fifteen nor less than eight; sets the terms of office for the trustees at three years; defines the service area as the Village of Tivoli; adds IRS language( 9/13/02)
Heermance Memorial Library Coxsackie Mid-Hudson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dissolved: Dissolved as a public town library; assets transferred to Heermance Memorial Library chartered as a public special legislative district library on 12/15/00 (4/23/02)
Hurley Library Hurley Mid-Hudson

3,561

Association

Village

3,561

Public

Special Legislative District

Provisional: New library chartered to serve the the residents of the Hurley Library district which is defined as all of the town of Hurley except those portions of such town which are served by the West Hurley library district (Chapter 361 of the Laws of 2001). Formerly Hurley Library Association. (9/13/02)
Stone Ridge Library Stone Ridge Mid-Hudson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dissolved: Charter of association town library dissolved; property transferred to Stone Ridge Public Library which was chartered as a public special legislative district library 12/15/00 (9/13/02)
Morrisville Public Library Morrisville Mid-York

2,148

Public

Village

6,137

Public

School District

Provisional: New library chartered to serve the residents of the Morrisville-Eaton Central School District (9/13/02)
Mohawk Valley Library System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amended: Changed corporate name from Mohawk Valley Library Association (9/13/02)
Gold Coast Public Library District Glen Head Nassau

 

 

 

10,974

Public

Special Legislative District

Provisional: New library chartered to serve the residents of the towns of Oyster Bay and North Hempstead which includes the geographic boundaries consisting of all of that part of the central school district number one in the towns of Oyster Bay and north Hempstead exclusive of the portion thereof within the incorporated village of Sea Cliff and by the city school district of the city of Glen Cove also known as school district number five, on the east by Locust Valley central school district number three, on the south by Jerico union free school district number fifteen and Roslyn union free school district number three, and on the west by Hempstead Harbor and the incorporated village of Sea Cliff. -- Chapter 233 of the Laws of 2000 (9/13/02)
Bell Memorial Library Nunda Pioneer

5,119

Public

School District

5,119

Public

School District

Absolute: Granted absolute charter (9/13/02)
Honeoye Public Library Honeoye Pioneer

3,452

Association

Town

3,452

Association

Town

Amended: Added IRS language (9/13/02)
Perry Public Library Perry Pioneer

6,654

Public

Town

8,286

Public

School District

Absolute: New library chartered to serve the residents of the Perry Central School District (10/4/02)
Florida Public Library Florida Ramapo Catskill

4,679

Public

School District

4,679

Public

School District

Absolute: Granted absolute charter (4/23/02)
Josephine-Louise Public Library Walden Ramapo Catskill

6,164

Public

Village

6,164

Public

Village

Amended: Changed the number of trustees from five to not less than five nor more than nine; added IRS language (11/4/02)
Town of Lake Pleasant Public Library Lake Pleasant Southern Adirondack

 

 

 

876

Public

Town

Provisional: New library chartered to serve the residents of the town of Lake Pleasant (9/13/02)
Long Lake Library Long Lake Southern Adirondack

852

Public

Town

852

Public

Town

Absolute: Granted absolute charter (9/13/02)
Mechanicville District Public Library Mechanicville Southern Adirondack

8,437

Public

School District

8,437

Public

School District

Amended: Added IRS language (9/13/02)
Town of Chester Library Chestertown Southern Adirondack

3,614

Public

Town

3,614

Public

Town

Amended: Changed the number of trustees from seven to no fewer than five nor more than eleven (3/19/02)
Town of Johnsburg Library North Creek Southern Adirondack

2,450

Public

Town

2,450

Public

Town

Absolute: Granted absolute charter (12/13/02)
Cuba Circulating Library Cuba Southern Tier

1,633

Association

Village

4,672

Association

Other

Amended: Defined the service area as that portion of the Cuba Rushford School District that is located in the townships of Belfast, Cuba, Clarksville, Friendship, Hinsdale, Ischua and New Hudson; added IRS language (11/4/02)
Wide Awake Club Library Fillmore Southern Tier

455

Association

Village

1,987

Association

Town

Amended: Defined the service area as the town of Hume; indicated that the number of trustees shall be not more than eleven nor less than five; added IRS language (11/4/02)
Wimodaughsian Free Library Canisteo Southern Tier

2,421

Association

Village

3,583

Association

Town

Amended: Enlarged service area to include the Town of Canisteo; added IRS language (4/23/02)
Wayland Free Library Wayland Southern Tier

3,414

Association

Town

4,444

Association

Other

Amended: Clarification of service area to the Wayland-Cohocton School District minus the towns of Cohocton and Naples (7/18/02)
Smithtown Special Library District Smithtown Suffolk

115,715

Public

Town

115,715

Public

Special Legislative District

Absolute: New library chartered to serve the residents of the Town of Smithtown excluding areas currently served by the Sachem Public Library and by the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library (9/13/02)
Albany Public Library Albany Upper Hudson

95,658

Association

City

95,716

Public

School District

Absolute: New library chartered to serve the residents of the City of Albany served by the City School District of Albany (9/13/02)
Brunswick Community Library Brunswick Upper Hudson

11,093

Association

Town

11,093

Association

Town

Absolute: Granted absolute charter (4/23/02)
Poestenkill Library Poestenkill Upper Hudson

3,809

Association

Town

3,809

Association

Town

Absolute: Granted absolute charter (4/23/02)

See also: Types of Libraries: A Comparison and New Public Library Districts 1999-present

Last Updated: March 14, 2014 -- asm