Town of Union, NY
Broome County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Union 8-17-1966 by L.L. No. 4-1966. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 178.
Sidewalk, curb and gutter specifications — See Ch. A208.
Sidewalk, curb and gutter installation procedures — See Ch. A209.

§ 18-1 Creation; purpose.

There is hereby created a capital improvement district in those areas of the Town outside the incorporated villages for the purpose of providing certain capital improvements such as sidewalks, curbs and gutters, and stormwater sewers, and the charge for said improvements as hereinafter set forth shall be known as a part-Town charge to be levied only against those in areas outside of the incorporated villages.

§ 18-2 Construction of sidewalks.

[Amended 3-20-1968 by L.L. No. 1-1968]
The Town Board shall have the authority to construct sidewalks in any areas in said capital improvement district, but sidewalks may be constructed only after a recommendation has been made for the construction of the same by a vote of the School Board, which recommendation shall be forwarded to the Town Board, and the Town Board shall have the right to accept, reject or amend said recommendation. In the event that said sidewalks are constructed, the cost of constructing the same shall be borne 100% by the Town and become a part-Town charge.

§ 18-3 Repair of existing sidewalks, curbs and gutters.

The Town Board shall have the authority to reconstruct and repair any existing sidewalks, curbs and gutters that are in need of repair, and the charge of said reconstruction or repair work shall be borne 100% by the Town and become a part-Town charge.

§ 18-4 Construction of stormwater sewers.

The Town Board shall have the authority to construct stormwater sewers in any areas where the same are required and this shall be determined by a comprehensive stormwater study, and the cost of constructing the same shall be borne 100% by the Town and shall become a part-Town charge.

§ 18-5 Construction of curbs and gutters.

[Added 6-18-1969 by L.L. No. 2-1969]
A. 
On petition of the property owners of at least 1/2 of the front footage of the street area to be served, the Town Board shall have authority to construct curbs and gutters, and the cost of constructing such curbs and gutters will be defrayed by the Town to the extent of 50% of the total of such costs and shall become a part-Town charge.
B. 
The Town Board shall have the authority to set up the necessary procedures for initiating the construction of said curbs and gutters by adopting rules and regulations for such procedures by resolution of the Town Board, and said rules and regulations shall have the full force and effect of law.