Village of Lawrence, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lawrence 5-11-1959 by L.L. No. 1-1959; amended in its entirety 2-13-1967 by L.L. No. 2-1967. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 18.

§ 130-1 Liability of Village after written notice of defect.

Section 6-628 of the Village Law, as amended by Local Law No. 1-1959 of the Village of Lawrence, as it applies to the Village of Lawrence, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
Section 6-628. Liability of Village in certain actions.
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village for damages for injuries to person or property sustained in consequence of any street, highway, bridge, culvert, sidewalk, crosswalk, park, parking field, parking space, golf course, yacht basin or other recreational area, public building, public grounds or other building or area open for use by the public being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed or for damages for injuries to person or property sustained in consequence of the existence of snow or ice upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, street, highway, bridge, culvert, park, parking field, parking space, golf course, yacht basin or other recreational area, public building, public grounds or other building or area open for use by the public or in consequence of any traffic control sign or signal or streetlight being defective, out of repair, not working, improperly located, obstructed, obliterated, damaged, removed or inoperative from any cause or in consequence of any street, highway, sidewalk or pedestrian crossing being unsafe or dangerous by reason thereof, unless written notice of the defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition or of the existence of the snow or ice, relating to the particular place, or of the condition of such traffic control sign or signal or streetlight was actually given to the Village Clerk and there was a failure or neglect, within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice, to repair or remove the defect, danger or obstruction complained of or to cause the snow or ice to be removed or to repair and/or replace such traffic control sign or signal or streetlight or to correct such condition or to make the place otherwise reasonably safe.

§ 130-2 Effect upon previously barred claims.

Nothing herein contained, however, shall be held to revive any claim or cause of action now barred by any existing requirement or statute of limitations or to waive any existing limitation now applicable to any claim or cause of action against the Village of Lawrence.