Village of Webster, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Webster as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-11-1978 by L.L. No. 1-1978]
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Webster or the Village of Webster Superintendent of Public Works for damages or injuries to person or property sustained by reason of any highway, sidewalk, culvert, water or sewer appurtenance being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition of such highway, sidewalk, culvert, water or sewer appurtenance was actually given to the Village Clerk or Village Superintendent of Public Works and there was a failure or neglect within a reasonable time after the giving of such notice to repair or remove the defect, danger or obstruction complained of; but no such action shall be maintained for damages or injuries to person or property sustained solely in consequence of the existence of snow or ice upon any highway, sidewalk or culvert unless written notice thereof specifying the particular place was actually given to the Village Clerk or Village Superintendent of Public Works 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 Village Superintendent of Public Works shall transmit, in writing, to the Village Clerk within five days after receipt thereof all written notices received by him/her pursuant to this article and § 50-e of the General Municipal Law. The Village Clerk shall cause all written notices received by the Village Clerk pursuant to this article and § 50-e of the General Municipal Law to be presented to the Village Board at the next succeeding Village Board meeting, or within 10 days, whichever is sooner. The record of each notice shall be preserved for a period of five years after the date it is received.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).