[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Verona as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-1-1977 by L.L. No. 2-1977 (Ch. 132, Art. I, of the 1998 Code)]
[Amended 12-5-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983; 5-4-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1998]
No civil action shall be maintained against the Town of Verona or the Town Superintendent of Highways for damages or injuries to person or property sustained by reason of any highway, sidewalk, bridge, culvert being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition of such highway, sidewalk, bridge 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; but 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, sidewalk, bridge 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.
[Amended 5-4-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1998]
The Town Superintendent of Highways shall transmit in writing to the Town Clerk within 10 days after the receipt thereof all written notices received by him pursuant to this article and Subdivision 2 of § 65-a of the Town Law. The Town Clerk shall cause all written notices received by him or her pursuant to this article and Subdivision 2 of § 65-a of the Town Law, to be presented to the Town Board within 10 days of the receipt thereof or at the next succeeding Town Board meeting whichever shall be sooner. All such written notices shall be indexed according to the location of the alleged defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition, or the location of accumulated snow or ice. The record of each notice shall be preserved for a period of five years after the date it is received.
This article shall supersede in its application to the Town of Verona Subdivisions 1 and 3 of § 65-a of the Town Law.