Town of Fort Edward, NY
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Fort Edward at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 17-1 Public hearing required; notice.

No local law shall be adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Fort Edward until a public hearing has been held thereon in its final form before such Town Board not less than three (3) nor more than thirty (30) days after public notice has been given of the time and place of the holding of such public hearing. Such notice shall be given by the Town Clerk by causing the same to be published once in the official newspaper or other newspaper having general circulation within the town. Such notice shall contain the title of the proposed local law and a brief explanatory statement thereof.

§ 17-2 Posting and distribution of copies.

The Town Clerk shall cause to be printed or otherwise reproduced copies of such proposed local law and shall, not later than the day such notice is published, post one (1) such copy, together with the notice of hearing, on the bulletin board maintained for that purpose in the Town Hall and shall also make copies of such proposed local law available at his office for inspection by and distribution to any interested person during business hours.

§ 17-3 Posting and publication after adoption.

In addition to the filing and publication of local laws required under § 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the Town Clerk shall immediately, upon the adoption of a local law by the Town Board, post a copy thereof on the bulletin board maintained for that purpose in the Town Hall and shall, within ten (10) days after such adoption, cause the local law or an abstract thereof describing the same in general terms to be published in the official newspaper or other newspaper having general circulation within the town.

§ 17-4 Proof of publication and posting.

Proof of publication of the notice of public hearing required by § 17-1 hereof and proof of the posting and publication required by § 17-3 hereof shall be filed in the office of the Town Clerk.