Village of Island Park, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Island Park by L.L. No. 3-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Beaches, parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 166.
Municipal parking fields — See Ch. 386.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 510.
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Island Park or any officer or employee thereof for damages or injuries to person or property sustained by reason of any highway, bridge or culvert being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed or for damages or injuries to person or property sustained solely in consequence of the existence of snow or ice upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, street, highway, bridge or culvert unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition of such highway, bridge or culvert or of the existence of the snow or ice was actually given to the Village Clerk 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. Under no circumstances shall the Village of Island Park or any officer or employee thereof be liable for damages due to the defective conditions of Village streets and highways in the absence of prior written notice to the Village of the existence of such conditions.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Island Park or any officer or employee thereof for damages or injuries to person or property sustained by reason of any defective parking field, beach area, swimming or wading pool or pool equipment, playground or playground equipment or park property, no matter where situated, being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed unless written notice of such defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition of the defective parking field, beach area, swimming or wading pool or pool equipment, playground or playground equipment or park property was actually served upon the Village Clerk and there was a failure or neglect within a reasonable time after the giving of due notice to repair or remove the defect, danger or obstruction complained of. Under no circumstances shall the Village of Island Park or any officer or employee thereof be liable for injuries or damages to person or property due to defective conditions of the aforesaid Village property in the absence of prior written notice to the Village of the existence of the defective condition causing the injuries or damages.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Island Park or any officer or employee thereof for injuries or damages to person or property sustained by reason of any defect whatsoever in its traffic signs and signals, sidewalks, walkways, footpaths or bicycle pathways or for injuries or damages to person or property sustained by reason of any defect in its traffic signs or signals, sidewalks, walkways, footpaths or bicycle pathways unless written notice of said defect was actually given to the Village Clerk, nor shall any action be maintained for injuries or damages to person or property sustained by reason of any defect or in consequence of the existence of snow or ice unless written notice thereof, specifying the particular place, location and condition, was actually given to the Village Clerk and there was a failure or neglect to cause the particular defect to be remedied or the snow or ice to be removed or to make the place otherwise reasonably safe within a reasonable time after the receipt of due notice.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Service of due notice of any defect described in this chapter shall be accomplished by personal service or service by registered or certified mail.