Town of Hamlin, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Hamlin 12-9-1996 by L.L. No. 6-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 24.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 430.

§ 365-1 Notice required.

No civil actions shall be maintained against the Town or Town Superintendent of Highways for damages or injuries to person or property sustained by reason of any highway, bridge, street, sidewalk, crosswalk or culvert being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous, or obstructed condition of such highway, bridge, street, sidewalk, crosswalk or culvert was actually given to the Town Clerk or Town Superintendent of Highways and there was a failure or neglect within a reasonable time after the giving of such notice to repair or remove the defect, danger or obstruction complained of. No such action shall be maintained for damages or injuries to person or property sustained solely in consequence of the existence of snow or ice upon any highway, bridge, street, sidewalk, crosswalk or culvert unless written notice thereof, specifying the particular place, was actually given to the Town Clerk or Town Superintendent of Highways and there was a failure or neglect to cause such snow or ice to be removed or to make the place otherwise reasonably safe within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice.

§ 365-2 Transmission of notices.

The Town Superintendent of Highways shall transmit, in writing, to the Town Clerk within five days after the receipt thereof all written notices received pursuant to this chapter and Subdivision 2 of § 65-a of the Town Law. The Town Clerk shall cause all written notices received pursuant to this chapter and Subdivision 2 of § 65-a of the Town Law to be presented to the Town Board within five days of the receipt thereof or at the next succeeding Town Board meeting, whichever shall be sooner.

§ 365-3 State law superseded.

This chapter shall supersede in its application to the Town of Hamlin Subdivisions 1 and 3 of § 65-a of the Town Law.