Town of Poughkeepsie, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Poughkeepsie 9-5-2007 by L.L. No. 15-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 21-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to allow a Town Board to execute a lease for recreational purposes as lessee for a term greater than the term of the current Town Board.

§ 21-2 Authorization to negotiate lease terms.

The Town Board will determine on a case-by-case basis what is the most appropriate term to be utilized in its negotiations as a lessee involving leases for recreational purposes, and said term may exceed the term of the Town Board.

§ 21-3 Exceptions.

This chapter will not be applicable to any lease involving dedicated park land.

§ 21-4 Supersession of state law.

This chapter supersedes the Town Board's power to contract as set forth in § 64 of the Town Law which limits, in certain cases, the power to enter into a contract that exceeds the term of said Town Board.

§ 21-5 Permissive referendum.

This chapter does curtail the powers of future Town Boards, and therefore, pursuant to the provisions of the New York State Constitution, Article IX, § 1, Subdivision [h], Paragraph [2], and Municipal Home Rule Law § 34, Subdivision 4, is subject to a permissive referendum.