Regents-Approved Public Library Charter Actions: 2007

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Library ID Code Name Community/
County
System Action Detail

Date

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

1200043660 Memorial Library of Little Valley Little Valley/
Cattaraugus
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to specify the library's service area to be the Town of Little Valley and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/2007
1,130
Association
Village
1,788
Association
Town
2000092075 Ellenburg Sarah A. Munsil Free Library Ellenburg/
Clinton
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Extension of Provisional Charter Provisional charter extended to December 14, 2012.
12/14/2007
1,812
Association
Town
1,812
Association
Town
2000151660 Hammond Library of Crown Point Crown Point/
Essex
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Extension of Provisional Charter Provisional charter extended until June 25, 2012
6/25/2007
2,105
Public
School District
2,105
Public
School District
2000155280 Sherman Free Library Port Henry/
Essex
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Amendment Amended to designate the library's service area to be the Town of Moriah; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/2007
1,152
Association
Village
4,879
Association
Town
2400056175 Port Byron Library Port Byron/
Cayuga
Finger Lakes Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.
10/23/2007
2,446
Association
Town
2,446
Association
Town
2800031750 Deposit Free Library Deposit / Broome Four County Amendment Amended to designate the library's service area to be the Deposit Central 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.
1/9/07
4,164
Association
Town
3,855
Association
School District
2800120780 Bovina Library Association Bovina/
Delaware
Four County Amendment Amended to state that the number of trustees shall be five; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
10/23/2007
664
Public
Town
664
Public
Town
2800476060 Springfield Library Springfield Center /
Otsego
Four County Extension of Provisional Charter Provisional charter extended until March 19, 2012
3/19/2007
1,350
Association
Town
1,350
Association
Town
n/a Catlin Memorial Library Springfield / Otsego Four County Dissolution Dissolution of association village library and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Springfield Library, an association library, which was granted a provisional charter on April 27, 1999.  The Springfield Library was created to serve the residents of the town of Springfield following the merger of the Catlin Memorial Library and the General James Clinton Free Library.
2/12/07
3200131885 East Fishkill Public Library District Hopewell Junction /
Dutchess
Mid-Hudson Absolute in the first instance New special legislative district library established in Chapter 498 of the Laws of 2006 to serve the residents of the town of Hopewell Junction.  Succeeds the East Fishkill Community Library, an association town library.
3/19/2007
25,589
Association
Town
25,589
Public
Special Legislative District
  Hyde Park Free Library Hyde Park/
Dutchess
Mid-Hudson Dissolution Dissolution of association village library and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Hyde Park Free Library, a special legislative district public library, which was granted a provisional charter on April 29, 2003, to serve the residents of the library district.
5/22/2007
  D.R. Evarts Library Athens/
Greene
Mid-Hudson Dissolution Dissolution of public town library and distribution of the corporation's assets to D.R. Evarts Library District, a special legislative public library, which was granted an absolute charter in the first instance on February 8, 2005, to serve the residents of 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.  7/25/2007  
3200191620 Heermance Memorial Library Coxsackie/
Greene
Mid-Hudson Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.
5/22/2007
8,884
Public
Special Legislative District
8,884
Public
Special Legislative District
3200192710 Haines Falls Free Library Haines Falls/
Greene
Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to designate the library's service area as U.S. Census 2000 Tract 804: Block Group 5: Tannersville, and Block Group 3: Elka Park.
5/22/2007
1,358
Association
Village
1,358
Association
Other
3200625150 Morton Memorial Library Pine Hill/
Ulster
Mid-Hudson Amendment and Absolute Amended to designate the library's service area of the library as the census designated place (CDP) known as Pine Hill, NY, as of the 2000 U.S. Census; and to make the charter absolute.
2/12/2007
308
Association
Other
308
Association
Other
3200623130 Hurley Library Hurley/
Ulster
Mid-Hudson Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.
3/19/2007
3,060
Public
Special Legislative District
3,060
Public
Special Legislative District
3200626330 Stone Ridge Public Library Stone Ridge/
Ulster
Mid-Hudson Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.
3/19/2007
5,854
Public
Special Legislative District
5,854
Public
Special Legislative District
n/a Hurley Library Hurley / Ulster Mid-Hudson Dissolution Dissolution of association town library and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Hurley Library District, a special legislative public library, which was granted a provisional charter on September 13, 2002, to serve the residents of the library district.
1/9/07
3600215240 Poland District Public Library Poland/
Herkimer
Mid-York Absolute in the first instance New school district public library to serve the residents of the Poland Central School District.  Succeeds the Poland Public Library, a public village library. 10/23/2007 451 Public Village 3,998 Public School District
3600254280 Morrisville Public Library Morrisville/
Madison
Mid-York Absolute Provisional charter made absolute. 10/23/2007 6,137 Public School District 6,137 Public School District
Morrisville Library Morrisville /
Madison
Mid-York Dissolution Dissolution of public village library and the distribution of the corporation's assets to the Morrisville Public Library, a school district public library, which was granted a provisional charter on September 13, 2002, and an absolute charter on October 23, 2007, to serve the residents of the Morrisville-Eaton School District.
2/12/2007
4000272330 Fort Hunter Free Library Fort Hunter/
Montgomery
Mohawk Valley Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Town of Florida and the census designated place (CDP) of Tribe's Hill as of the 2000 U.S. Census; to change the number of trustees from nine to be 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.
5/22/2007
2,260
Association
Village
3,755
Association
Other
4200260880 Seymour Library Brockport/
Monroe
Monroe Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.
5/22/2007
19,788
Public
Other
19,788
Public
Other
4400282510 Gold Coast Public Library District Glen Head/
Nassau
Nassau Amendment and Absolute Amended to change the corporate address to 50 Railroad Avenue, Glen Head, NY  11545; and provisional charter made absolute.
12/14/2007
10,974
Public
Special Legislative District
10,974
Public
Special Legislative District
4400285980 Sea Cliff Village Library Sea Cliff/
Nassau
Nassau Amendment Amended to state that the number of trustees shall be not less than five nor more than nine; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.  6/25/2007
5,066
Public
Village
5,066
Public
Village
4400284370 New Hyde Park Public Library New Hyde Park/
Nassau
Nassau Dissolution Dissolution of public town library and the distribution of the corporation's assets to the Hillside Public Library [of New Hyde Park].
10/23/2007
 
5200403710 Lockport Public Library Lockport/
Niagara
Nioga 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. 
5/22/2007
37,071
Public
School District
37,071
Public
School District
5200405450 Ransomville Free Library Ransomville / Niagara Nioga Amendment Amended to define the service area to be the census designated place (CDP) identified as Ransomville, New York, as of the 2000 Census, to change the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than nine; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.  3/19/2007
1,488
Association
Village
1,488
Association
Other
5200405830 Sanborn-Pekin Free Library Sanborn/
Niagara
Nioga Amendment Amended to designate the library’s service area as: beginning at the intersection of Dickersonville Road and Ridge Road and continuing east on Ridge Road to the intersection of Cambria- Wilson Road, thence south on Cambria-Wilson Rd. to the junction of Upper Mountain Road, thence west on Upper Mountain Road to the intersection with Shawnee Road, thence south on Shawnee Road to the intersection with Lockport Road, thence west along Lockport Road to the intersection with Walmore Road, thence north on Walmore Road to the intersection of Upper Mountain Road, thence east along Upper Mountain Road to the junction with Blacknose Spring Road, thence north then east on Blacknose Spring Road to the intersection with Lower Mountain Road, thence west then north on Lower Mountain Road to the point and place of beginning, to designate the Commissioner of Education as the representative of the corporation;  and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
5/22/2007
2,799
Association
Village
4,967
Association
Other
5600220693 Black River Free Library Black River /
Jefferson
North Country Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to "Sally Ploof Hunter Memorial Library"; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 2/12/2007
1,285
Association
Village
1,285
Association
Village
5600221910 East Hounsfield Free Library East Hounsfield /
Jefferson
North Country 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.
9/10/2007
499
Association
Other
499
Association
Other
5600225080 Bodman Memorial Library Philadelphia/
Jefferson
North Country 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.
5/22/2007
2,140
Association
Town
2,140
Association
Town
5600230530 Beaver Falls Library Beaver Falls/
Lewis
North Country Amendment Amended to designate the service area as the area starting on the east at State Highway 812 at the point where it meets Main Street at the border of the Village of Croghan, and following State Highway 812 in a southwestern direction to Artz Road, then following Artz Road in a northern direction to Patty Street and following Patty Street in a western direction to Van Amber Road, then following Van Amber Road in a northwestern direction to Naumburg Lane, and in an eastern direction to State Highway 126, then in a northeastern direction to Swiss Road, and following Swiss Road in an eastern direction to Resha Rd,  then following Resha Road in a southeastern direction to the northwest boundary of Croghan Village thence south and east around Croghan Village to the point of beginning. 6/25/2007
738
Association
Village
1,420
Association
Other
5600232800 Harrisville Free Library Harrisville/
Lewis
North Country 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. 
5/22/2007
653
Association
Village
653
Association
Village
5600513620 Hepburn Library of Lisbon Lisbon/
St. Lawrence
North Country 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. 
9/10/2007
4,047
Public
Town
4,047
Public
Town
5600515350 Potsdam Public Library Potsdam/
St. Lawrence
North Country Absolute in the first instance New school district public library to serve the residents of the Potsdam Central School District.  Succeeds the Potsdam Public Library and Reading Room, a public village library.
6/25/2007
9,425
Public
Village
14,736
Public
School District
5600515580 Richville Free Library Richville/
St. Lawrence
North Country Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees from five 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.
5/22/2007
274
Association
Village
274
Association
Village
6400243700 Livonia Public Library Livonia/
Livingston
Pioneer Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees from five to a range of not less than five nor more than eleven; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
9/10/07
7,286
Public
Town
7,286
Public
Town
6400434330 Naples Library Naples/
Ontario
Pioneer Absolute in the first instance New school district public library to serve the residents of the Naples Central School District.  Succeeds the Naples Library, a public town library.
10/23/2007
2,441
Public
Town
5,363
Public
School District
  Geneva Free Library Geneva/
Ontario
Pioneer Dissolution Dissolution of the association city library and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Geneva Public Library, a school district public library, which was granted an absolute charter in the first instance on February 14, 2006, to serve the residents of the Geneva City School District.
5/22/2007
  Stevens Memorial Library Attica/
Wyoming
Pioneer Dissolution Dissolution of public village library and the distribution of the corporation's assets to the Stevens Memorial Community Library, a school district public library, which was granted a provisional charter on February 11, 2003, to serve the residents of the Attica Central School District.
5/22/2007
7200506350 Rose Memorial Library Association Stony Point/
Rockland
Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to define the service area to be the Town of Stony Point; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
5/22/2007
14,244
Association
Town
14,244
Association
Town
  Wallkill Public Library Wallkill/
Ulster
Ramapo Catskill Dissolution Dissolution of association village library and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Wallkill Public Library, a special legislative public library, which was granted a provisional charter on December 19, 1997, to serve the residents of the library district.
5/22/2007
7600204100 Town of Lake Pleasant Public Library Lake Pleasant/
Hamilton
Southern Adirondack Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.
9/10/2007
876
Public
Town
876
Public
Town
7600204260 Long Lake Library Long Lake/
Hamilton
Southern Adirondack Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to "Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Long Lake Library".
12/14/2007
852
Public
Town
852
Public
Town
7600522500 Galway Public Library Galway/
Saratoga
Southern Adirondack Provisional New school district public library to serve the residents of the Galway Central School District.  Succeeds the Galway Public Library, a public town library.
10/23/2007
3,589
Public
Town
6,754
Public
School District
7800073060 Horseheads Free Library Association Horseheads/
Chemung
Southern Tier Dissolution Dissolution of association library and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Chemung County Library District, a special legislative public library, which was granted an absolute charter in the first instance on February 14, 2006, to serve the residents of Chemung County.
10/23/2007
 
7800571580 Southeast Steuben County Library Corning/
Steuben
Southern Tier Extension of Provisional Charter Provisional charter extended until September 10, 2012
9/10/2007
33,938
Association
Other
33,938
Association
Other
  Steele Memorial Library Association Elmira/
Chemung
Southern Tier Dissolution Dissolution of association county library and distribution of the corporation's assets to the Chemung County Library District, a special legislative public library, which was granted an absolute charter in the first instance on February 14, 2006, to serve the residents of Chemung County.
5/22/2007
8000581680 Cutchogue Free Library Cutchogue/
Suffolk
Suffolk Amendment Amended to change the corporate name to "Cutchogue- New Suffolk Free Library"; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
12/14/2007
3,392
Association
Other
3,392
Association
Other
8000583520 Hauppauge Public Library Hauppauge/
Suffolk
Suffolk Absolute Provisional charter made absolute.
5/22/2007
10,243
Public
Special Legislative District
10,243
Public
Special Legislative District
  The Smithtown Library Smithtown/
Suffolk
Suffolk Dissolution Dissolution of public town library and distribution of the corporation's assets to The Smithtown Special Library District, a special legislative public library, which was granted an absolute charter in the first instance on September 13, 2002, to serve the residents of the library district.
5/22/2007
8800660550 Bedford Hills Free Library Bedford Hills/
Westchester
Westchester Amendment Amended to specify that the service area of the library will be expanded to include the Town of Bedford Fire Protection District Number 1.
12/14/2007
6,123
Association
Other
6,458
Association
Other
8800664870 Ossining Public Library Ossining/
Westchester
Westchester Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees from five to seven; to change the terms of the trustees from five years to three years; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
5/22/2007
33,047
Public
School District
33,047
Public
School District
8800660900 Bronxville Public Library Bronxville/
Westchester
Westchester Amendment Amended to state that the number of trustees shall be not less than seven nor more than nine; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 
7/25/2007
6,543
Public
Village
6,543
Public
Village
8800665010 The Field Library Peekskill / Westchester Westchester Amendment Amended to change the number of trustees from thirteen to a range of not less than nine nor more than eleven; to designate the Commissioner of Education as agent of the corporation; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code.
1/9/07
22,441
Association
City
22,441
Association
City

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