[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Dundee 4-22-1980 by L.L. No. 1-1980. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No civil action shall be maintained against the Village of Dundee, New York, for damages or injuries to person or property sustained in consequence of any street, highway, bridge, culvert, sidewalk or crosswalk being out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed, or in consequence of the existence of snow or ice thereon, unless it appears that written notice of the defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition, or of the existence of the snow or ice, was actually given to the Village of Dundee, New York, through its specified officer, 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 or to cause the snow or ice to be removed or the place made otherwise reasonably safe.
The Village of Dundee, New York, shall keep an indexed record, in a separate book, of all written notices which it shall receive of the existence of said defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition, or of such snow or ice, which record shall state the date of receipt of the notice, the nature and location of the condition stated to exist and the name and address from whom the notice is received.
The specified village officer to which said written notice is required to be given shall be the Village Clerk of the Village of Dundee, New York, and the indexed record of all written notices which the Village of Dundee shall receive shall be made and kept by the Village Clerk of the Village of Dundee, New York.
The record of notices of defect shall be a public record.
The record of each such notice shall be preserved for a period of five years after the date it is received.