[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Newburgh 6-14-2010 by Ord. No. 9-2010. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Notwithstanding any other provision in this Code, the following schedule of fees is hereby established with respect to licenses, permits, registrations, applications, subscriptions and activities required or regulated under the provisions of the Code of the City of Newburgh. Specific requirements and regulations shall be as set forth in the chapter to which reference is made below. The following schedule of fees shall remain in effect until rescinded or amended.
Editor's Note: This ordinance provided that it shall take effect 1-1-2012.
Applicants for civil service examination who satisfy any one of the criteria stated herein shall be entitled to a waiver of the payment of any examination fee(s) upon the provision of certification of their eligibility therefor which is satisfactory to the City as follows:
Individuals who are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household; or
Individuals who are eligible for Medicaid, or receiving supplemental security income (SSI) payments; or
Individuals who are receiving public assistance in the form of temporary assistance for needy families/family assistance or safety net assistance, or are certified eligible for Job Training Partnership Act/Workforce Investment Act programs through a state or local social services agency.
Content of waiver form.
To qualify and be approved for the waiver of examination fees provided herein, applicants must demonstrate to the satisfaction of the City that they qualify. Applicants may do so by submitting a signed and notarized form to the City of Newburgh Civil Service Administrator. The format of such form shall be approved by the Civil Service Commission and shall comply with the legal and regulatory requirements of the state, and shall provide, at a minimum, the following:
A reproduction of that portion of Civil Service Law § 50, Subdivision 5(b), providing the legal authority for the subject waiver.
The examination title(s), exam number(s) and examination date(s).
Indication of the criteria which qualifies the applicant for the waiver.
A certification statement to be signed by the applicant and notarized by a New York State notary public attesting to the applicant's eligibility and stating the possible consequences of false statements.
The applicant's name, address, telephone number, social security number, the date of the application, a place for the notary seal, and such other information as the Civil Service Commission may appropriately require.
All information which is protected by privacy and security laws and other protections shall be kept confidential by the City and not publicly disclosed.
Editor’s Note: The administrative fee, which immediately followed this fee, was repealed 8-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2-2014.
Failure to pay the fees as stated in this chapter of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Newburgh shall be punished as provided in § 1-12 for violation of this chapter of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Newburgh.
The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects. Each day that prohibited conditions exist shall constitute a separate offense.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Code of the City of Newburgh, the Newburgh Industrial Development Agency shall be exempt from the payment of any and all fees to the City of Newburgh as established in this chapter or in the Code of the City of Newburgh.
The City Comptroller shall impose the following service charges for receiving, handling and disbursing the following funds and coupons substituted by contractors in lieu of a retained cash percentage:
Coupon bonds: 5% of the matured coupon amount shall be paid to the Comptroller as a condition precedent to releasing the matured coupons to the owner.
Other interest-bearing securities without coupons: 5% of the interest payable on such security during the period held by the Comptroller as a condition precedent to the release of such securities.
Non-interest-bearing securities: No fee shall be charged.