Regents-Approved Public Library Charter Actions: 2006

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New (2006)

Library ID Code Name Community/
County
System Action Detail

Date

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

0800143380 Town of Tonawanda Public Library Kenmore / Erie Buffalo and Erie County Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to a range of not less than five nor more than fifteen; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

7/26/06

78,155

Public

Town

78,155

Public

Town

1200044760 Olean Public Library Olean/ Cattaraugus Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees to a range of not less than five nor more than fifteen; candidates for the office of trustee shall be nominated by petition and shall be elected by the legal voters of the Olean City School District; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/23/06

16,818

Public

School District

16,818

Public

School District

1200064050 Alexander Findley Community Library Mina / Chautauqua Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Extension of provisional charter Provisional charter extended to September 11, 2011.

9/11/06

1,176

Association

Town

1,176

Association

Town

2000091290 Chazy Public Library Chazy / Clinton Clinton-Essex-Franklin Amendment Amended to designate the service area as the Chazy Union Free School District, to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/06
3,059
Public
School District
3,059
Public
School District
2400055240 Hazard Library Association Poplar Ridge / Cayuga Finger Lakes Amendment Amended to designate the service are to be the Town of Venice; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 9/11/06

1,286

Association

Village

1,286

Association

Town

2400113890 Peck Memorial Library Marathon / Cortland Finger Lakes Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees to a range of not less than five nor more than fifteen; and to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation.
12/4/06
1,063
Association
Village
1,063
Association
Village
2800120210 Andes Public Library Andes / Delaware Four County Absolute Provisional charter made absolute. 9/11/06 1,356

Public

Town

1,356

Public

Town

Andes Public Library Andes / Delaware Four County Dissolution Dissolution of charter and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Andes Public Library (town public library chartered on September 10, 2004).
10/23/06
Public
Village
2800125730 Roxbury Library Roxbury / Delaware Four County Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to "Roxbury Library Association", the designate the service area to be the Town of Roxbury; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/06
700
Association
Village
2,509
Association
School District
3200105090 Philmont Public Library Philmont / Columbia Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to define the service area as the Village of Philmont; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/06
1,480
Public
Village
1,480
Public
Village
3200106610 Valatie Free Library Valatie/
Columbia
Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to designate the service area as the Village of Valatie, the Census-Designated Place (CDP) of Niverville (as of the 2000 Census), and that area of the Town of Kinderhook to the east of and including Route 28B and Plum Tree Drive and north of State Highway 203.
12/4/06
1,712
Association
Village
1,712
Association
Other
3200135160 Pine Plains Free Library Pine Plains / Dutchess Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
12/4/06
2,569
Public
Town
2,569
Public
Town
3200192660 Greenville Public Library Greenville/Greene Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to indicate the library's service area as the Town of Greenville.

3/21/06

3,316

Public

Town

3,316

Public

Town

3200192710 Haines Falls Free Library Haines Falls / Greene Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to increase the number of trustees from seven to eleven; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
12/4/06
1,358
Association
Village
1,358
Association
Village
3600417180 Woodgate Free Library Woodgate/Oneida Mid-York Amendment Amended to indicate the library's service area as the township of Forestport.

3/21/06

400

Association

Village

1,692

Association

Town

5600233940 William H. Bush Memorial Library Martinsburg/Lewis North Country Amendment Amendment to specify the library's service area as the Town of Martinsburg and to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation.

6/20/06

350

Association

Village

1,249

Association

Town

5600467060 Williamstown Library Williamstown / Oswego North Country Provisional New public town library chartered to serve the residents of the town of Williamstown.

5/23/06

     

1,350

Public

Town

5600462430 Fulton Public Library Fulton / Oswego North Country Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to a range of not less than five nor more than fifteen; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

9/11/06

11,855

Public

City

11,855

Public

City

5600514690 Norwood Library Norwood / St. Lawrence North Country Amendment Amended to change the chartered service area from Norwood to the Norwood-Norfolk Central School District that falls within the towns of Potsdam and Stockholm, excluding those areas served by the Hepburn Library of Madrid and the Hepburn Library of Norfolk; and to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation.
10/23/06
1,685
Association
Village
3,766
Association
Other
6400432480 Geneva Public Library Geneva / Ontario Pioneer Absolute in the first instance A new public school district library chartered to serve the residents of the Geneva City School District; will replace the Geneva Free Library

2/14/06

16,906

Association

City

17,846

Public

School District

6400436070 Red Jacket Community Library Shortsville / Ontario Pioneer Extension of provisional charter Provisional charter extended to February 14, 2011.

2/14/06

5,694

Public

School District

5,694

Public

School District

6400654450 Newark Public Library Newark / Wayne Pioneer Absolute in the first instance A new public school district library chartered to serve the residents of the Newark Central School District; will replace the public village library of the same name.
10/23/06
9,682
Public
Village
15,813
Public
School District
7200500700 Blauvelt Free Library Blauvelt / Rockland Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to define the service area as the Census Designated Place of Blauvelt, NY, as of the 2000 Census, to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/06
5,207
Association
Other
5,207
Association
Other
7200622452 Gardiner Library Gardiner / Ulster Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustee to be not less than five nor more than fifteen.

7/26/06

5,238

Public

Town

5,238

Public

Town

7600205460 Raquette Lake Free Library Raquette Lake / Hamilton Southern Adirondack Amendment Amended to define the service area as the Raquette Lake Union Free School District; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/06
200
Association
Village
132
Association
School District
7600526310 Stillwater Free Library Stillwater / Saratoga Southern Adirondack Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Town of Stillwater, excluding those areas included in the Mechanicville School District which are served by the Mechanicville District Public Library; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/06
6,368
Association
Other
6,368
Association
Other
7800630750 Bolton Free Library Bolton Landing/ Warren Southern Adirondack Amendment Amended to define the service area as the town of Bolton, to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

5/23/06

2,117

Association

Village

2,117

Association

Town

7600633470 Caldwell-Lake George Library Lake George/Warren Southern Adirondack Amendment Amended to enlarge the library's service area to the Town of Lake George; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

3/21/06

985

Association

Village

3,578

Association

Town

7800072130 Chemung County Library District Elmira / Chemung Southern Tier Absolute in the first instance A new special district library chartered to serve the residents of Chemung County; will replace the Steele Memorial Library and the Horseheads Free Library Association.

2/14/06

91,070

Association

County

91,070

Public

Special Legislative District

7800572750 Hammondsport Public Library Hammondsport / Steuben Southern Tier Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to "Fred and Harriet Taylor Memorial Library."

1/10/06

2,546

Public

Town

2,546

Public

Town

7800575382 Prattsburg Free Library Prattsburg/Steuben Southern Tier Amendment Amended to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

3/21/06

2,064

Association

Town

2,064

Association

Town

7800680790 Branchport Free Library Branchport / Yates Southern Tier Amendment Amended to designate the chartered service area to be bordered to the south by the Steuben County line and commencing at a point on the part of Burke Hill Rd. that intersects the Steuben Co. border and continuing northwest to the intersection of Italy Valley Rd. and continuing along Italy Valley Rd. in a northeasterly direction to the intersection of Lafler Rd., thence south along Lafler Rd. to the intersection of Grady Rd., thence in an easterly direction to the intersection of Bordwell Rd., thence in a southern direction on Bordwell Rd. to the intersection of Sherman Hollow Rd., thence in an eastern direction along Sherman Hollow Rd. to Friend Rd., thence southeast along Friend Rd. to the intersection of Yatesville Rd., thence south on Yatesville Rd. to the intersection of Valley Rd., thense southwest along Valley Rd., thence along the border of Keuka Lake to the Steuben Co. Border, thence along the Steuben Co. border to the point of beginning; to change the name of the corporation to be Modeste Bedient Memorial Library; to change the number of trustees to be no less than five nor more than seven; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

12/4/06

300

Association

Village

1,595

Association

Other

8800664310 Mount Vernon Public Library Mount Vernon / Westchester Westchester Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to a range of not less than five nor more than fifteen; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.

7/26/06

68,381

Public

School District

68,381

Public

School District

8800666190 Lewisboro Library South Salem / Westchester Westchester Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to "South Salem Library"; to increase the term of office for each trustee to four years, and to change the number of trustees to not less than nine or more than fifteen.

2/14/06

12,324

Association

Town

12,324

Association

Town

n/a Hiram Halle Memorial Library Pound Ridge / Westchester Westchester Dissolution Dissolution of charter and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Pound Ridge Library District (chartered on March 23, 2004).

2/14/06

4,726

Association

Town

 

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