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Village of Wolcott, NY
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Wolcott as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 129.
[Adopted 6-11-1985 by L.L. No. 2-1985]
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Wolcott, or any of its officers or employees for damages or injuries to person or property sustained by reason of any street, highway, bridge or culvert being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed, unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous, unrepaired or obstructed condition of such street, highway, bridge or culvert was actually given to the Clerk of the Village Board or the Village 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 receipt of such notice.
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Wolcott or any of its officers or employees for damages or injuries to persons or property sustained solely by reason of the existence of snow or ice upon any street, highway, bridge or culvert, unless written notice thereof, specifying the particular place, was actually given to the Clerk of the Village Board or the Village 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.
The Village Superintendent of Highways shall transmit in writing to the Clerk of the Village Board within 10 days after the receipt thereof all written notices received by him pursuant to this article.
The Clerk of the Village Board 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 an accumulation of ice or snow upon any Village street, highway, bridge or culvert, which record shall state the date of the 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.
[Adopted 6-11-1985 by L.L. No. 3-1985]
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Wolcott or any of its officers or employees for damages or injuries to persons or property sustained by reason of any sidewalk, crosswalk or other property owned, maintained or operated by said Village, being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed, unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, unrepaired, dangerous or obstructed condition of such sidewalk, crosswalk or other property was actually given to the Clerk of the Village Board and there was a failure or neglect to repair or remove the defect, danger, unrepaired or unsafe condition or obstruction complained of within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice.
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Wolcott or any of its officers or employees for damages or injury to the person or property sustained solely by reason of the existence of snow or ice upon any sidewalk, crosswalk or any other property owned, maintained or operated by said Village, unless written notice thereof, specifying the particular place, was actually given to the Clerk of the Village Board 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 the receipt of such notice.
The Clerk of the Village Board 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, any sidewalk, crosswalk or any other property owned, maintained or operated by the Village, which record will state the date of the 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.