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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Local Law No. P-3 of 2017

Local Law No. P-3 of the year 2017.

A local law repealing Chapter 48 and Chapter 82 and amending Chapters 233, 236, 241, 253, 257 and 270 of the City Code of the City of Plattsburgh.

Introduced by Mayor Read on August 4, 2017 at a Regular Meeting of the Common Council.

Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 5:01 pm in the Council Chambers, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.

This Local Law is enacted pursuant to the provisions of Sections 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.

Be it enacted by the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh as follows:

  • Chapter 48 of the City Code of the City of Plattsburgh (hereafter “City Code”), entitled “Engineering and Planning Department” is repealed in its entirety.
  • Chapter 82 of the City Code entitled “Department of Planning, Engineering and Operations” is repealed in its entirety.
  • Chapter 233 of the City Code at Section 233-6 is amended so that “City Engineer” is replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”. For example, upon making this amendment, Section 233-6 as restated in its entirety is to read as follows:
  • §233-6. Costs.
  • The cost to be charged for construction or replacement of sidewalk or curb shall be unit prices as determined annually by the City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor, based on prevailing labor, material and equipment costs or based on current City contract prices.
  • Chapter 233 of the City Code at Section 233-10 is amended so that “City Engineer” is replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 233 of the City Code at Section 233-28 is amended so that the two references to “City Engineer” are both replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 233 of the City Code at Section 233-29 is amended so that the three references to “City Engineer”, as located in the first section, Section 233-29(D), and Section 233-29(E), are all replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-3(B) is amended so that the definition of “City Engineer—The duly designated Engineer of the City of Plattsburgh” is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the definition of “City Planner—The duly designated Planner of the City of Plattsburgh.”
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-7(F)(2)(c) is amended so that the reference to “City Engineer”, is replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-9 is amended so that the references to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-9(A)(1); Section 236-9(A)(2); Section 236-9(A)(4); Section 236-9(B); Section 236-9(C); and Section 236-9(D) are all replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-11 is amended so that the references to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-11(A) and Section 236-11(B) are both replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-16 is amended so that the references to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-16(A); Section 236-16(B); Section 236-16(F) and Section 236-16(J), including any subsections, are all replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-18 is amended so that the reference to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-18(F) is replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-19 is amended so that the references to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-19(B) and Section 236-19(C) are both replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-22 is amended so that the reference to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-22(A)(2) is replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-23 is amended so that the references to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-23(A)(1)(e); Section 236-23(A)(2)(i); Section 236-23(B)(4); and Section 236-23(D) are all replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-24 is amended so that the references to “City Engineer”, as located in Section 236-24(A)(5); Section 236-24(A)(10)-(12); Section 236-24(D) are all replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-27 is amended so that the reference to “City Engineer” is replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-28 is amended so that the reference to “City Engineer” is replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 236 of the City Code at Section 236-33 is amended so that the reference to “City Engineer” is replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 241 of the City Code at Sections 241-4(B)(2) and Section 241-7(3)-(6), including subsections, are amended so that all references to “City Engineer” are replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 253 of the City Code at Section 253-3, including all subsections, is amended so that any reference to “City Engineer” is replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 253 of the City Code at Section 253-6(7)(3) is amended so that any reference to “City Engineer” is replaced with “City Planner”.
  • Chapter 257 of the City Code at Sections 257-0.5(D) and (E) are amended so that any references to “City Engineer” are replaced with “City Planner, or an engineer designated by the Mayor”.
  • Chapter 270 of the City Code at Section 270-20(G)(3); Section 270-20(H)(1)-(3); Section 270-21(D); Section 270-37(A); Section 270-47(B) and Section 270-50(A) are amended so that any references to “City Engineer” are replaced with “City Planner”.
  • This Local Law shall take effect upon approval by the Mayor and filing with the New York Secretary of State.

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