Town of Wilton, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wilton 10-3-1991 by L.L. No. 3-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Records retention — See Ch. 25.
Public access to records — See Ch. 91.

§ 15-1 Public hearing; notice.

No local law or ordinance shall be adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wilton until a public hearing has been held thereon in its final form before such Town Board in accordance with the laws and statutes of the State of New York. Such notice shall be given by the Town Clerk by causing the same to be published as required in the official newspaper of the Town. Such notice shall contain the title of the proposed local law or ordinance and a brief explanatory statement thereof.

§ 15-2 Copies to be posted.

The Town Clerk shall cause to be printed or otherwise reproduced copies of such proposed local law or ordinance and shall, not later than the day such notice is published, post one such copy, together with the notice of hearing, on the signboard at his/her office and shall also make copies of such proposed local law or ordinance available at his/her office for inspection by and distribution to any interested person during business hours.

§ 15-3 Publication required.

The Town Clerk shall forthwith upon the adoption of a local law or ordinance by the Town Board post a copy thereof on the signboard at his/her office and shall, within 10 days after such adoption, cause the local law or ordinance, or an abstract thereof describing the same in general terms, to be published in the official newspaper of the Town.

§ 15-4 Records to be kept.

Proof of publication of the notice of public hearing required by § 15-1 hereof and proof of the posting and publication required by § 15-3 hereof shall be filed in the office of the Town Clerk.

§ 15-5 Numbering of local laws; filing.

Each local law shall be numbered consecutively beginning with the number one for each calendar year. When a local law is finally adopted and certified copies thereof, as required by § 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, are filed in the office of the Town Clerk and the Secretary of State, the Town Clerk shall accordingly assign to such local law its appropriate number.