Town of Williamson, NY
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Williamson 6-27-1978 by L.L. No. 1-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Defense and indemnification of officers and employees — See Ch. 18.

§ 119-1 Written notice of defect required.

No civil action shall be maintained against the Town of Williamson or any of its officers or employees for damages or injuries to person or property sustained by reason of any highway, bridge or culvert being defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition of such highway, bridge or culvert was actually given to the Town Clerk or Town Superintendent of Highways and there was a failure or neglect to repair or remove the defect, danger or obstruction complained of within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice.

§ 119-2 Written notice of existence of snow or ice required.

No civil action shall be maintained against the town or any of its officers or employees for damages or injuries to person or property sustained solely by reason of the existence of snow or ice upon any highway, bridge or culvert, which the said town has the responsibility to maintain, unless written notice thereof, specifying the particular place, was actually given to the Town Clerk or the Town Superintendent of Highways and there was a failure or neglect to cause such snow or ice to be removed or to make the place otherwise reasonably safe within a reasonable time after receipt of such notice.

§ 119-3 Transmittal of notices to Clerk.

The Town Superintendent of Highways shall transmit in writing to the Town Clerk, within 10 days after the receipt thereof, all written notices received by him pursuant to this chapter.

§ 119-4 Record of notices.

The Town Clerk shall keep an indexed record, in a separate book, of all written notices received of the existence of a defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition in or upon or of any accumulation of ice or snow upon any town highway, bridge or culvert, which record shall state the date of receipt of the notice, the nature and location of the condition stated to exist and the name and address of the person from whom the notice is received. The record of each notice shall be preserved for a period of five years after the date it is received.