Regents-Approved Public Library Charter Actions: 2004

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New (2004)

Library ID Code Name Community/
County
System Action Detail

Date

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

2800120210 Andes Public Library Andes/
Delaware
Four County Provisional Formerly served the village of Andes, which ceased to exist on December 31, 2003. New library chartered to serve the town of Andes.

9/10/04

289

Public

Village

1,356

Public

Town

3200102960 Roeliff-Jansen Community Library Association Hillsdale/ Columbia Mid-Hudson Absolute Absolute charter in the first instance to form the Roeliff Jansen Community Library Association (formerly the Hillsdale Library) and to enlarge the service area to serve the residents of the towns of Hillsdale, Ancram and Copake.

12/17/04

1,744

Association

Town

6,535

Association

Other

3200103410 Kinderhook Memorial Library Kinderhook/
Columbia
Mid-Hudson Amendment To define the service area as the town of Stuyvesant in totality and the town of Kinderhook except fot the village of Valatie, the hamlet of Niverville and the area to the east of and including County Route 288 and Plum Tree Drive, to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of service of process and to add the language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(e).

2/23/04

1,275

Association

Village

7,035

Association

Other

3200624165 Plattekill Library Plattekill/ Ulster Mid-Hudson Dissolution Charter dissolved; distribution of remaining corporate assents to the Plattekill Public Library (chartered on 2/11/03 as a a public special legislative district consisting of the town of Plattekill, except those parts served by the Highland Central School District and the Marlborough Central School District).

11/5/04

9,862

Association

Town

--

--

--

3200193100 Public Library of Central School District No.1, Towns of Hunter, Jewett and Lexington Hunter/
Greene
Mid-Hudson Amendment Changed corporate name to "Hunter Public Library" and to add the language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

2/23/04

3,719

Public

School District

3,719

Public

School District

3200484980 Patterson Library Association Patterson/
Putnam
Mid-Hudson Amendment Changed corporate name to "Patterson Library" and to change the service area from the unincorporated village of Patterson to the town of Patterson.

5/18/04

1,200

Association

Village

11,306

Association

Town

4200262620 Greece Public Library Greece/
Monroe
Monroe Amendment Amendment to change the number of trustees from five to not less than five nor more than seven and to add the language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

5/18/04

94,141

Public

Town

94,141

Public

Town

5600511090 Canton Free Library Canton/
St. Lawrence
North Country Amendment The Canton Free Library and The Trustees of Benton Library adopted an Agreement of Consolidation; the surviving corporation is the "Canton Free Library" (adopted by the Board of Regents on November 14, 2003). The Order has been amended and restated for purposes of clarifying the library's tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

5/18/04

10,334

Association

Town

10,334

Association

Town

6000423320 Jordan Free Library Jordan/
Onondaga
Onondaga Amendment Changed corporate name to "Jordan Bramley Library" and to add the language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

5/18/04

1,314

Association

Village

1,314

Association

Village

6400431420 Clifton Springs Library Clifton Springs/ Ontario Pioneer Amendment Amendment to change the number of trustees from nine to not less than nine nor more than fifteen.

9/10/04

2,223

Association

Village

2,223

Association

Village

6400653780 Lyons Public Library Lyons/ Wayne Pioneer Amendment Amendment to change the corporate name from "Lyons School District Public Library" to "Lyons Public Library", to change the number of trustees from five to not less that five nor more than fifteen and to add the language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

12/17/04

6,897

Public

School District

6,897

Public

School District

7200444080 Thrall Public Library District of Middletown and Wallkill Middletown/
Orange
Ramapo Catskill Absolute A special district library chartered to serve the enlarged school district of the city of Middletown, residents of the town of Mount Hope who reside within the Pine Bush Central School District, Valley Central School District, and Minisink Valley School District as created pursuant to Chapter 398 of the Laws of 2000 as amended by Chapter 13 of the Laws of 2001. Formerly the Middletown Thrall Library.

3/23/2004

36,174

Public

School District

47,572

Public

Special Legislative District

7200594010 Town of Mamakating Library District Bloomingburg/ Sullivan Ramapo Catskill Provisional A special district library chartered to serve the residents of the Town of Mamakating Libray District created pursuant to Chapter 392 of the Laws of 2003, which consists of that portion of the town of Mamakating served by the Minisknk, Pine Bush and Monticello school districts. Formerly the Bloomingburg Free Library.

3/23/2004

11,002

Association

Town

8,975

Public

Special Legislative District

7200595670 Roscoe Free Library Roscoe/
Sullivan
Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amendment to change from an association library serviing the unincorporated village of Roscoe to an association school district library to serve the residents of the Roscoe Central School District and to add tax exempt status under Internal Revelue Service Code 501(c)(3).

9/10/04

592

Association

Village

2,068

Association

School District

7200596620 Fallsburg Library South Fallsburg/
Sullivan
Ramapo Catskill Absolute Charter made absolute.

5/18/2004

10,217

Public

School District

10,217

Public

School District

7600521415 Shenendehowa Public Library Clifton Park/
Saratoga
Southern Adirondack Amendment Changed corporate name to "Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library."

5/18/2004

32,995

Public

Special Legislative District

32,995

Public

Special Legislative District

7800022230 Wide Awake Club Library Hume/
Allegany
Southern Tier Amendment Amendment to define the service area as the Fillmore Central School District minus that portion that is in the town of Pike.

2/23/04

4,987

Association

Town

5,179

Association

Other

7800575382 Prattsburgh Free Library Prattsburgh/
Steuben
Southern Tier Extension Provisional charter extended until January 12, 2009.

1/2/04

2,064

Association

Town

2,064

Association

Town

7800573050 Hornell Public Library Hornell/
Steuben
Southern Tier Amendment Amendment to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of service of process and to add the language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

9/10/04

9,019

Public

City

9,019

Public

City

7800570360 Avoca Free Library Avoca/
Steuben
Southern Tier Amendment Amendment to change the number of trustees from five to not less than five nor more than fifteen and to add the language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Service Code 501(c)(3).

11/2/04

2,314

Association

Town

2,314

Association

Town

7800575400 Pulteney Free Library Pulteney/
Steuben
Southern Tier Amendment Amendment to define the service area as the town of Pulteney and to add language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) and to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of service of process. to add language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) and to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of service of process.

2/23/04

1,417

Association

Other

1,417

Association

Town

7800575890 Savona Free Library Savona/
Steuben
Southern Tier Amendment Absolute Amendment to add language necessary to maintain tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) and to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of service of process. Charter made absolute.

2/23/04

822

Association

Village

822

Association

Village

8800665380 Pound Ridge Library District Pound Ridge/
Westchester
Westchester Absolute A special district library chartered to serve the residents of the town of Pound Ridge created pursuant to Chapter 285 of the Laws of 2003, which includes all of the town of Pound Ridge. Formerly Hiram Halle Memorial Library.

3/23/2004

4,726

Association

Town

4,726

Public

Special Legislative District

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

Last Updated: March 14, 2014 -- asm