[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Haverstraw as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Public Hearings
[Adopted 5-27-1953 by L.L. No. 1-1953]
[Amended 8-11-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997]
Before voting upon the proposed enactment of a local law, the Board of Trustees shall fix a day for a public hearing thereon, and within 20 days after such local law shall have been presented to it, shall cause a notice of the time and place of such hearing to be given. Such public notice shall be given by the Village Clerk by causing the same to be published once in the official newspaper at least five days prior to the day fixed for such hearing. In case there is, at any time, no official newspaper, the Board of Trustees shall designate the manner of giving such public notice. Such notice shall also contain the title of the proposed local law and a brief explanatory statement thereof prepared by the Clerk and in consultation with the Village Attorney. The procedures regarding zoning laws and zoning amendments in the Village Law shall be followed.
The Board of Trustees shall attend at the time and place appointed for such hearing, which shall be within the village and reasonable of access and at a reasonable hour, and shall afford an opportunity for a public hearing concerning such proposed local law.
Proof of publication of such notice of public hearing shall be filed in the office of the Village Clerk.