[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Haverstraw 4-14-2003 by L.L. No. 7-2003. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Haverstraw hereby establishes a policy to promote apprenticeship training as authorized by § 816-b of the New York Labor Law.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT
- Any contract to which the Town of Haverstraw shall be signatory which involves the construction, reconstruction, improvement, rehabilitation, installation, alteration, renovation, demolition or otherwise providing for any building, facility or physical structure of any kind with a value in excess of $250,000.
- CONTRACTOR or SUBCONTRACTOR
- A contractor or subcontractor which directly employs labor under a construction contract for which an apprenticeship program has been approved by the New York State Commissioner of Labor in accordance with Article 23 of the New York Labor Law.
The Town of Haverstraw hereby requires any contractor, prior to entering into a construction contract with the Town of Haverstraw or any subcontractor entering into a contract with a contractor who has a construction contract with the Town of Haverstraw, to have apprenticeship agreements appropriate for the type and scope of work to be performed, which have been registered with, and approved by the New York State Commissioner of Labor in accordance with Article 23 of the New York Labor Law, anything in § 103 of the New York General Municipal Law to the contrary notwithstanding.
A subcontractor who is entitled to receive less than $250,000 from a construction contract is exempt from having an apprenticeship program.
The Town of Haverstraw is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to promulgate such rules and regulations that are lawful, necessary and appropriate for the implementation and enforcement of any provisions of this chapter.
This chapter shall apply to construction contracts advertised for bids on or after the effective date.