Regents-Approved Public Library Charter Actions: 2011

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Library ID Code Name Community/
County
System Action Detail

Date

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

Popu. (2000 Census)

Type

Area

0800140240 Angola Public Library Angola/
Erie
Buffalo & Erie County Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Village of Angola; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than nine, with the current number being five; 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. 4/5/2011 2,266 Public Village 2,266 Public Village
1200040120 Allegany Public Library Allegany/
Cattaraugus
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus 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. 11/14/2011 1,883 Public Village 1,883 Public Village
1200043660 Memorial Library of Little Valley Little Valley/
Cattaraugus
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than nine, with the current number being five; 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. 10/18/2011 1,788 Association Town 1,788 Association Town
1200060290 Ashville Free Library Ashville/
Chautauqua
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than eleven, with the current number being nine; 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. 10/18/2011 2,521 Association Town 2,521 Association Town
1200063260 James Prendergast Library Association Jamestown/
Chautauqua
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Absolute in the First Instance New association library serving the residents of the City of Jamestown; the number of trustees shall be not less than seven nor more than twelve, with the current number being twleve; initially incorporated by special action of the Legislature pursuant to Chapter 3 of the Laws of 1880. 5/17/2011       31,730 Association City
1200063390 Kennedy Free Library Poland/
Chatauqua
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to designate the Commission of Education as the agent of the corporation for the purpose of service of process. 10/18/2011 2,467 Association Town 2,467 Association Town
1200064050 Alexander Findley Community Library Findley Lake/
Chautauqua
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Provisional Charter Made Absolute Provisional charter made absolute. 11/14/2011 1,176 Association Town 1,176 Association Town
1200066100 Anderson-Lee Library Silver Creek/
Chautauqua
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Forestville Central School District and the Silver Creek Central School District; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than eleven, with the current number being seven; to change the length of the term of the trustees from five years to three years; 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. 7/18/2011 7,638 Association Town 10,641 Association Other
1200067030 Patterson Library Westfield/
Chautauqua
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Town of Westfield and the Village of Westfield (which is wholly within the Town of Westfield); to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being seven; 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. 10/18/2011 5,232 Association Town 5,232 Association Town
  Friends of the Dunkirk Free Library Dunkirk/
Chautauqua
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Certificate of Incorporation Friends group incorporated to support the activities of the Dunkirk Free Library. 3/7/2011            
2000152070 Elizabethtown Library Association Elizabethtown/
Essex
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than eleven, with the current number being six; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 12/13/2011 2,515 Association Other 2,515 Association Other
2000157145 Wilmington E.M. Cooper Memorial Public Library Wilmington/
Essex
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Amendment Amended to designate the service area of the library to be coterminous with the Town of Wilmington; and  to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than eleven, with the current number being five.  1/11/2011 1,131 Public Town 1,131 Public Town
2400050330 Seymour Public Library District Auburn/
Cayuga
Finger Lakes Amendment and Provisional Charter Made Absolute The provisional charter amended to enlarge the service area of the library to include that portion of the Town of Fleming located within the boundaries of the Auburn Enlarged City School District pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 310 of the Laws of 2010 and a public referendum held on October 5, 2010; and, as so amended, made absolute. 11/14/2011 33,585 Public Special Legislative District 35,367 Public Special Legislative District
2400606880 Waverly Free Library Waverly/
Tioga
Finger Lakes Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Village of Waverly; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being seven; 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. 4/5/2011 4,607 Association Other 4,607 Association Village
3200191150 Catskill Public Library Catskill/
Greene
Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the coterminous with the Catskill Central School District; 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. 10/18/2011 12,535 Public School District 12,535 Public School District
3200482455 Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library Garrison/
Putnam
Mid-Hudson Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Town of Philipstown excluding the Villages of Cold Spring and Nelsonville; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 5/17/2011 6,874 Association Other 6,874 Association Other
3600211870 Dolgeville-Manheim Public Library Dolgeville/
Herkimer
Mid-York Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Town of Manheim and the Village of Dolgeville, including that portion of the Village of Dolgeville that lies within the Town of Salisbury; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being six; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 5/17/2011 3,171 Public Town 3,172 Public Other
3600414430 New York Mills Public Library New York Mills/
Oneida
Mid-York Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Village of New York Mills; to specify the number of trustees from five to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being five; 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. 3/7/2011 3,191 Public Village 3,191 Public Village
3600414830 Oriskany Public Library Oriskany/
Oneida
Mid-York Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Village of Oriskany, to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being five; 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. 5/17/2011 1,459 Public Village 1,459 Public Village
4000173400 Northville Public Library Northville/
Fulton
Mohawk Valley Amendment Amended to designate the service area of the library to be coterminous with the Northville Central School District; and  to specify the trustees be elected by the qualified voters of the Northville Central School District.  1/11/2011 3,047 Public School District 3,047 Public School District
4000272330 Fort Hunter Free Library Fort Hunter/
Montgomery
Mohawk Valley Amendment Amended to to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 3/7/2011 3,755 Association Other 3,755 Association Other
4400280430 Baldwin Public Library Baldwin/
Nassau
Nassau Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Baldwin Union Free School District; to specify the trustees be elected by the qualified voters of the Baldwin Union Free School District; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than nine, with the current number being nine; 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. 6/21/2011 32,396 Public School District 32,396 Public School District
4400280580 Bellmore Memorial Library Bellmore/
Nassau
Nassau Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Bellmore Union Free School District; to specify that the trustees be elected by the qualified voters of the Bellmore Union Free School District; 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. 10/18/2011 12,900 Public School District 12,900 Public School District
4400285700 Bryant Library Roslyn/
Nassau
Nassau Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Roslyn Union Free School District; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than eleven, with the current number being seven; 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. 10/18/2011 18,221 Association School District 18,221 Association School District
5200181560 Corfu Free Library Corfu/
Genesee
Nioga Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being five. 12/13/2011 4,530 Association Town 4,530 Association Town
5600225080 Bodman Memorial Library Philadelphia/
Jefferson
North Country Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Town of Philadelphia; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being five; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 4/5/2011 2,140 Association Town 2,140 Association Town
5600467060 Williamstown Library Williamstown/
Oswego
North Country Provisional Charter Made Absolute Provisional charter made absolute. 11/14/2011 1,350 Public Town 1,350 Public Town
5600513970 Massena Public Library Massena/
St. Lawrence
North Country Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Town of Massena; 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. 4/5/2011 13,121 Public Town 13,121 Public Town
6000421760 Dewitt Community Library Association Dewitt/
Onondaga
Onondaga County Amendment Amended to designate the library’s service area to be to be census tracts numbered 014600, 014700, 014800, 014900, and census blocks numbered 360670157009010, 360670157009011, 360670157009012, 360670157009013, 360670157009021, 360670157009022 360670157009023 according to the 2000 U.S. Census. 6/21/2011 14,393 Association Other 14,722 Association Other
6000421020 Maxwell Memorial Library Camillus/
Onondaga
Onondaga County Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being seven; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 12/13/2011 12,357 Association Other 12,357 Association Other
6000421970 East Syracuse Free Library East Syracuse/
Onondaga
Onondaga County Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Village of East Syracuse; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being five; 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. 12/13/2011 3,178 Association Town 3,178 Association Village
6000426510 Tully Free Library Tully/
Onondaga
Onondaga County Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Tully Central School District; and to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being nine. 4/5/2011 6,067 Association School District 6,067 Association School District
6400436071 Red Jacket Community Library Shortsville/
Ontario
Pioneer Provisional Charter Made Absolute Provisional charter made absolute. 5/17/2011 5,694 Public School District 5,694 Public School District
6400675130 Pike Library Pike/
Wyoming
Pioneer Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being five; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 10/18/2011 1,086 Association Town 1,086 Public Town
7200442540 Goshen Public Library and Historical Society Goshen Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Goshen Central School District; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being seven; 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. 7/18/2011 16,784 Public School District 16,784 Public School District
7200500700 Blauvelt Free Library Blauvelt/
Rockland
Ramapo Catskill Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than seven nor more than fifteen, with the current number being seven; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 10/18/2011 5,207 Association Other 5,207 Association Other
7600204260 Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Long Lake Library Long Lake / Hamilton Southern Adirondack Absolute in the First Instance New public library serving the residents of the Long Lake Central School District; the number of trustees shall be not less than five nor more than fifteen, with the current number being five.  Succeeds the Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Long Lake Library, a public town library. 12/13/2011 852 Public Town 720 Public School District
7600640270 Argyle Free Library Argyle/
Washington
Southern Adirondack Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Town of Argyle; to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than eleven, with the current number being seven; 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. 12/13/2011 3,688 Association Town 3,688 Association Town
7600645820 Bancroft Public Library Salem/
Washington
Southern Adirondack Provisional Charter New public library serving the residents of the Village of Salem; the number of trustees shall be five; initially incorporated by special act of the Legislature pursuant to Chapter 329 of the Laws of 1889. 12/13/2011 964 Public Village 964 Public Village
Foundation for Sothern Tier Libraries Painted Post/
Steuben
Southern Tier Certificate of Incorporation Foundation incorporated to promote, raise funds and support the long term vitality of the Southern Tier Library System for the benefit of its member libraries; and to raise funds to be made available to local libraries. 10/18/2011  
8400015470 RCS Community Library Ravena/
Albany
Upper Hudson Amendment Amended to specify the trustee term length to be three years. 3/7/2011 14,505 Public School District 14,505 Public School District
8400496630 Valley Falls Free Library Valley Falls/
Rensselaer
Upper Hudson Amendment Amended to designate the library's service area to be coterminous with the Town of Pittstown and the Village of Valley Falls, which lies within the Towns of Pittstown and Schaghticoke. 1/11/2011 491 Association Village 5,705 Association Other
8800663190 Irvington Public Library, Guiteau Foundation Irvington/
Westchester
Westchester Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Village of Irvington; 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. 10/18/2011 6,631 Public Village 6,631 Public Village
8800664870 Ossining Public Library Ossining/
Westchester
Westchester Amendment Amended to specify the number of trustees to be not less than five nor more than nine, and to specify the trustees be elected by the qualified voters of the Ossining Union Free School District as currently occupied seats become vacant beginning in 2011 as follows:  the two trustee seats that become vacant in 2011 shall be filled by election by the voting residents of the Ossining Union Free School District in 2011; the two trustees seats that become vacant in 2012 shall be filled by election by the voting residents of such school district in 2012, the the remaining three seats that become vacant in 2012 shall be filled by election of the voting residents of such school district in 2013; and thereafter, all seats shall be filled by election by the voting residents of such school district as they become vacant. 2/8/2011 33,047 Public School District 33,047 Public School District
8800665910 Scarsdale Public Library Scarsdale/
Westchester
Westchester Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be coterminous with the Village of Scarsdale; 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. 4/5/2011 17,823 Public Village 17,823 Public Village
8800667245 John C. Hart Memorial Library Shrub Oak/
Westchester
Westchester Amendment Amended to designate the service area to be the Town of Yorktown; and to add 501(c)(3) language of the Internal Revenue Code. 4/5/2011 36,318 Public Town 36,318 Public Town

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