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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Local Law No. P-5 of 2017.

Local Law No. P-5 of the year 2017.

A local law amending Article VI, Section 1 (C6-1) of the City Charter 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 5:03 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:

  • The City Charter of the City of Plattsburgh at Article VI, Section 1 (C6-1) is amended and re-stated in its entirety to read as follows:


§C6-1 Submission and Notice of Budget and Budget Message.

On or before October 8 of each year, the mayor shall submit to the common council, and file with the city clerk, a budget for the ensuing fiscal year and an accompanying message. The budget and message shall be available to the public and the clerk shall publish notice of a public hearing to be held no sooner than 7 days following publishing of the Mayor's Budget and the accompanying message, and no later than 28 days following the publishing of the Mayor's Budget and the accompanying message. As used in this article, the term "publish" means to print in the contemporary means of information sharing, which includes but is not limited to, one or more newspapers of general circulation in the city, and, if available, a city web site.

  • This Local Law shall take effect upon approval by the Mayor and filing with the New York Secretary of State

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