Village of Fultonville, NY
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fultonville: Art. I, at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I); Art. II, at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Section 6-628 of the Village Law, as it applies to the Incorporated Village of Fultonville, New York, is hereby changed, superseded and amended to read as follows:
§ 6-628 Liability of village in certain actions
No civil action shall be brought or maintained against the Incorporated Village of Fultonville, New York, for damages or injuries to person or property sustained in consequence of any street, highway, bridge, culvert, sidewalk or crosswalk being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed or in consequence of the existence or accumulation of snow or ice upon any street, highway, bridge, culvert, sidewalk or crosswalk unless written notice of the existence of such condition, relating to the particular place, had, prior to the happening of the event causing such damages or injuries to person or property, actually been given to the Village Clerk/Treasurer of the Incorporated Village of Fultonville, New York, and there has been a failure or neglect on the part of said village to cause such condition to be corrected or such snow or ice to be removed or the place otherwise made reasonably safe within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice.
Nothing herein contained, however, shall be held to revive any claim or cause of action now barred by any existing requirement or statute of limitations nor to waive any existing limitation now applicable to any claim or cause of action against the Incorporated Village of Fultonville, New York.
[Adopted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
A. 
Property owners are responsible for the safe upkeeping of sidewalks in front of or along the side of their property.
B. 
Sidewalks must be free from dangerous holes and cracks.
C. 
Sidewalks must be cleaned of snow and ice immediately following a storm.