Chapter 34 Housing Fund

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WHEREAS, there has been presented to the Town Board of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, New York, on the 4th  day of June, 2019, a Local Law entitled “A Local Law in Relation to Amending Chapter 34 Housing Fund, to Reduce the Size of the Housing Advisory Commission” now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Southold will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid Local Law at Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York, on the 2nd day of July, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at which time all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.

The proposed Local Law entitled, “A Local Law in Relation to Amending Chapter 34 Housing Fund, to Reduce the Size of the Housing Advisory Commission” reads as follows:

LOCAL LAW NO.      2019

A Local Law entitled, “A Local Law in Relation to Amending Chapter 34 Housing Fund, to Reduce the Size of the Housing Advisory Commission”

BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Southold as follows:

I.                PURPOSE.

The purpose of the amendment is to amend Chapter 34 to reduce the size of the Housing Advisory Commission.

II.             AMENDMENT.

Chapter 34 of the Code of the Town of Southold is hereby amended by removing the struck through portion and adding the underlined portion to read as follows:

§ 34-6 Housing Advisory Commission established.

A.        The Town Board hereby formally establishes a Housing Advisory Commission

            to review and make recommendations regarding the Town of Southold Housing

            Fund. This Commission would supplant the efforts of the former Affordable

            Housing Committee that no longer meets as a working group. This Board will

            consist of 10 7 residents of the Town who shall serve without compensation. No

            member of the Town Board shall serve on the Commission. The Commission

            shall reflect a diverse membership, with individuals from various geographic

            locations. In addition, membership will include a broad representation from the

            community, such as landowners, persons with skill and knowledge about the

            environment, real estate, banking, building and farming. The Commission may

            also seek members who were/are recipients of housing assistance.

II.        SEVERABILITY

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part of this Local Law shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the judgment shall not affect the validity of this law as a whole or any part thereof other than the part so decided to be unconstitutional or invalid.

IV.       EFFECTIVE DATE

This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State as provided by law.


Dated: June 4, 2019

                                                                        BY ORDER OF THE

                                                                        SOUTHOLD TOWN BOARD

                                                                        Elizabeth A. Neville

                                                                        Southold Town Clerk