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Located in Fulton County in Upstate New York, along the Great Sacandaga Lake, you can find lots to do -- whether it's boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, camping, or nearby cross country skiing. For avid hikers, the Adirondack Trail runs through the Town of Northampton. We have one of New York State's finest State Park Campgrounds. We also offer a summer program for kids and youth groups at our local churches. Winter time is full of snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice races on the lake, and many other fun activites. The Town of Northampton is truly an all-season place to have fun or just to relax and get away from it all.
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TOWN OF NORTHAMPTON
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM
The following is the abstract of a Resolution adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Northampton at a Regular Meeting of the Town Board held on January 15, 2020 authorizing the establishment of the Northville Joint Fire District pursuant to Town Law § 189-a.
WHEREAS, on December 12, 2019, the Town Board of the Town of Northampton, the Town Board of the Town of Benson, and the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Northville conducted a joint meeting of the respective boards that was duly scheduled, noticed, and convened at the Northville Fire Station, a location within the proposed joint fire district, for the purpose of considering jointly proposing the establishment of a joint fire district; and
WHEREAS, on January 7, 2020 the Town Board of the Town of Northampton, the Town Board of the Town of Benson, and the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Northville conducted a joint public hearing at the Northville Central School auditorium, a location within the proposed joint fire district, and obtained evidence and heard all persons interested in the establishment of a joint fire district.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that after due deliberation upon the evidence and objections presented at the joint public hearing and after considering whether the establishment of a joint fire district was or was not in the public interest, the Town Board of the Town of Northampton hereby determines that the establishment of a joint fire district pursuant to Town Law § 189-a is in the public interest and of benefit to the residents and property owners of the Town of Northampton whose properties are to be included in the proposed joint fire district; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Northampton hereby determines that such joint fire district should be established in the Town of Northampton comprised of those parcels and areas previously and currently served by the Northville Fire Department, that being all areas within the Town of Northampton with the exception and exclusion of those properties located in the area of the Town commonly referred to as Fish House, the entirety of the Town of Benson, and the entirety of the Village of Northville; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Northampton hereby determines that the Northville Joint Fire District shall be governed by a five-person Board of Fire Commissioners pursuant to Town Law
§189-e, and that following the initial appointive Board, all future Boards of Fire Commissioners duly constituted shall be elective, as provided for and pursuant to the process set forth in Article 11 of the Town Law and whose appointments shall be effective 12:01 am October 2, 2020, and that the costs for the establishment of the joint fire district shall properly be a charge of the joint fire district following the first annual levy of the joint fire district in 2021.
A vote was conducted and the Resolution passed subject to permissive referendum.
A copy of the complete Resolution is available for inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Town Clerk and is viewable online at:
Elaine Mihalik, Town Clerk Dated: January 15, 2020
Town of Northampton
412 South Main Street
Northville, NY 12134
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