Regents-Approved Public Library Charter Actions: 2005

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New (2005)

Library ID Code Name Community/
County
System Action Detail

Date

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

0800144610 Town of North Collins Public Library North Collins/ Erie Buffalo & Erie County Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.

11/3/05

3,376

Public

Town

3,376

Public

Town

0800587040 Westhampton Free Library Westhampton Beach/ Suffolk Suffolk Cooperative Amendment Amended to increase the maximum number of trustees from five to seven, to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of process, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

11/3/05

5,759

Association

School District

5,759

Association

School District

1200040120 Allegany Public Library Allegany/ Cattaraugus Chautauqua- Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to specify the chartered service area as to the village of Allegany, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

1,883

Public

Village

1,883

Public

Village

1200060290 Ashville Free Library Ashville/ Chautauqua Chautauqua- Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to delete service to School District Number Three and specify the service area as the town of North Harmony, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

2,301

Association

Village

2,521

Association

Town

1200063390 Kennedy Free Library Poland/ Chautauqua Chautauqua- Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to specify the chartered service area as to the town of Poland, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

2,467

Association

Town

2,467

Association

Town

2000152070 Elizabethtown Library Association Elizabethtown/Essex Clinton- Essex- Franklin Amendment Amended to expand the service area to include the Town of Lewis

9/9/05

1,315

Association

Town

2,515

Association

Other

n/a Public Library System Directors Organization Poughkeepsie/ Dutchess n/a n/a Certificate of Incorporation. The purpose for which the corporation is formed is to "Serve our members enabling them to improve their services and serve as a component of the statewide library network."

5/17/05

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3200190300 D.R. Evarts Library District Athens/
Greene
Mid-Hudson Absolute in the first instance New special legislative district library established in Chapter 313 of the Laws of 2004 to include the town of Athens, Greene County, except those portions of the town of Athens which are included in the Catskill Library District or the Cairo Library District. Succeeds a public town library.

2/8/05

3,991

Public

Town

3600

Public

Special Legislative District

3200131885 East Fishkill Community Library Hopewell Junction/ Dutchess Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to clarify the service area from "the community of Fishkill Plains and surrounding territory - Hopewell Junction, etc." to the Town of Fishkill; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

9/9/05

25,589

Association

Town

25,589

Association

Town

3200483830 Mahopac Library Mahopac/ Putnam Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to Mahopac Public Library, to designate the Commissioner of Education as the representative of the corporation upon whom process may be served, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

11/3/05

26,485

Public

School District

26,485

Public

School District

3200623420 Kingston Library Kingston/ Ulster Mid-Hudson Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.

11/3/05

23,456

Public

Special Legislative District

23,456

Public

Special Legislative District

4000172520 Gloversville Public Library Gloversville/ Fulton Mohawk Valley Absolute in the first instance New public school district library serving the residents of the Enlarged Gloversville City School District. Succeeds an association city library (Gloversville Free Library).

7/21/05

15,413

Association

City

19,003

Public

School District

4000541470 The Community Library Cobleskill/ Schoharie Mohawk Valley Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.

10/7/05

13,525

Public

School District

13,525

Public

School District

4200262700 Hamlin Public Library Hamlin/ Monroe Monroe Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.

5/17/05

9,355

Public

Town

9,335

Public

Town

4400280080 Shelter Rock Public Library Shelter Rock/
Nassau
Albertson Amendment Amended to include residents in that portion of North Hills by the following exterior boundaries: the southerly boundary line of the village of North Hills, the easterly boundary line of the Great Neck School District, the southerly boundary line of the Manhasset School District, the southerly boundary line of the Roslyn School District, and the easterly boundary line of the village of North Hills as authorized by Chapter 972 of the Laws of 1962.

2/8/05

26,419

Public

Special Legislative District

29,399

Public

Special Legislative District

5200181560 Corfu Free Library Corfu/ Genesee Nioga Amendment Amended to clarify the service area from "the Village of Corfu and vicinity" to the Town of Pembroke; to designate the Commissioner of Education as the representative of the corporation upon whom process may be served, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

9/9/05

795

Association

Village

4,530

Association

Village

5200181560 Corfu Free Library Corfu/ Genesee Nioga Amendment Amended to designate the Commissioner of Education as the representative of the corporation upon whom process may be served.

10/7/05

4,530

Association

Village

4,530

Association

Village

5200407250 Youngstown Free Library Youngstown/ Niagara Nioga Amendment Amended to clarify the service area from "Youngstown and the first two election towns of Porter" to "Commencing at the point where Lake Ontario meets the Niagara River and then east along Lake Ontario Shore Line to the point where Six Mile Creek enters the Town of Porter and then south along Six Mile Creek to where Six Mile Creek intersects Porter Center Road and then south along Porter Center Road to the Town Line between Porter and Lewiston and then west along the Town Line until the Town Line meets the Niagara River and then in a northerly direction along the Niagara River to the said place of beginning"; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

9/9/05

3,972

Association

Village

4,899

Association

Other

5600511520 Hepburn Library Colton/ St. Lawrence North Country Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees from five to not less than five nor more than fifteen, to designate the Commissioner of Education as the representative of the corporation upon whom process may be served, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

1,453

Public

Town

1,453

Public

Town

5600514573 Hepburn Library of Norfolk Norfolk/ St. Lawrence North Country Amendment Amended to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of process, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

11/3/05

4,565

Public

Town

4,565

Public

Town

5600515760 Russell Public Library Russell/ St. Lawrence North Country Amendment and Extension of Provisional Charter Amended to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code, and to extend the provisional charter to October 7, 2010.

10/7/05

1,913

Public

Town

1,913

Public

Town

6400432530 Gorham Free Library Gorham/ Ontario Pioneer Amendment Amended to delete service to the Marcus Whitman School District and specify the service area as the towns of Gorham and Seneca.

5/17/05

3,776

Association

Town

6,507

Association

Other

6400657170 Wolcott Civic Free Library Wolcott/
Wayne
Pioneer Amendment Amended to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of process, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

3/15/05

1,712

Association

Village

1,712

Association

Village

7200504360 The New City Free Library New City/ Rockland Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to clarify the service area from "primarily the residents of New City, Bardonia, Congers (by contract all residents of the Clarkstown Central School District No. 1, including additionally West Nyack and the Town of Clarkstown by 1969 census)" to the census designated populations of New City, Bardonia and Congers; and to add 501©(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

9/9/05

46,708

Association

Other

46,708

Association

Other

7200506360 Suffern Free Library Suffern/ Rockland Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to change the chartered service area from "Suffern and vicinity" to the "Ramapo Central School District" and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

27,426

Association

Other

27,426

Association

School District

7200506970 West Nyack Free Library West Nyack/ Rockland Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to change the chartered service area from "West Nyack Library District-West Nyack portion of Clarkstown School District No. 1" to "the Census Designated Places of West Nyack and Bardonia" and to 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

3,282

Association

Village

7,649

Association

Other

7200593350 Western Sullivan Public Library Jeffersonville/ Sullivan Ramapo Catskill Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.

12/9/05

10,162

Public

School District

10,162

Public

School District

7200621630 Cragsmoor Free Library Cragsmoor/ Ulster Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees from five to not less than five nor more than nine, to designate the Commissioner of Education as the representative of the corporation upon whom process may be served, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

474

Association

Other

474

Association

Other

7600522500 Galway Public Library Galway/ Saratoga Southern Adirondack Extension of Provisional Charter Provisional charter extended to October 7, 2010.

10/7/05

3,589

Public

Town

3,589

Public

Town

7600630795 Horicon Free Library Brant Lake/
Warren
Southern Adirondack Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.

2/8/05

1,479

Public

Town

1,479

Public

Town

7800025960 Scio Free Library Scio/ Allegany Southern Tier Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to "Scio Memorial Library"; to increase the service area to the Scio Central School District; to designate the Commissioner of Education as the representative of the corporation upon whom process may be served, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/17/05

1,914

Association

Town

2,408

Association

School District

7800571280 Cohocton Public Library Cohocton/Steuben Southern Tier Extension of Provisional Charter Provisional charter extended to December 9, 2010.

12/9/05

1,418

Association

Town

1,418

Association

Town

8000582020 Elwood Public Library Elwood/Suffolk Suffolk Cooperative Amendment and Absolute Provisional charter made absolute; amended to change the terms of the trustees from three years to five years.

12/9/05

13,023

Public

School District

13,023

Public

School District

8400011730 Bethlehem Public Library Delmar/Albany Upper Hudson Amendment Amended to designate the Commissioner of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of service of process and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

11/3/05

25,965

Public

School District

25,965

Public

School District

8400496300 Stephentown Memorial Library Stephentown/ Rensselaer Upper Hudson Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees from the current seven to not less than five nor more than twenty-five.

9/9/05

2,873

Association

Town

2,873

Association

Town

8800664640 North Salem Free Library North Salem/Westchester Westchester Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, to designate the Commissioner as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of process, and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

12/9/05

5,173

Association

Town

5,173

Association

Town

8800665410 Purchase Free Library Purchase/ Westchester Westchester Amendment Amended to clarify the service area as follows: "Commencing at the junction of the Cross Westchester Expwy and Blind Brook traveling north along Blind Brook until it comes to the western corner of the Westchester Cnty Airport north of Lincoln Ave.; moving in a westerly direction along the southwest boundary of the Westchester Cnty Airport until it intersects with Rte 120; following Rte 120 north to the northern side of Kemnper Ln.; directly west from Kemnper Ln. until it intersects with Route 684; Route 684 south to Barnes Ln.; west on Barnes Ln. until it intersects with the Mamaroneck River; follow the Mamaroneck River south until it intersects with Westchester Ave.; southeast on Westchester Ave. of 1/3 mile; due east at that point until it intersects with the southeastern portion of Rte 684 that borders the western side of Manhattanville College; south on Rte 684 until Rte 684 intersects the Cross Westchester Expwy; southeast on the Cross Westchester Expwy until it reaches Blind Brook, back at the beginning point."; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

7/21/05

4,925

Association

Village

3,480

Association

Other

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

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