NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a meeting held on November 22, 2022, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors duly adopted proposed Local Law No. G of 2022 entitled “A Local Law TO ESTABLISH THE VOTING POWER OF EACH MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF SENECA COUNTY, which Local Law was adopted subject to a permissive referendum pursuant to New York State Municipal Home Rule Law Section 24(2)(f).   

Local Law G of 2022 entitled, “A Local Law to Establish the Voting Power of each Member of the Board of Supervisors of Seneca County”, be and the same is hereby enacted by the Board of Supervisors of Seneca County, New York to read in substantially the following form: 

Section 1. In all voting by the Seneca County Board of Supervisors the following weights shall apply to the vote of the members representing the following Towns:  Covert (50); Fayette (85); Junius (32); Lodi (35); Ovid (54); Romulus (50); Seneca Falls (70); Seneca Falls (70); Seneca Falls (70); Tyre (24); Varick (39); Waterloo (57); Waterloo (57); Waterloo (57).

Section 2. Local Law No. 2 of 2012 is hereby repealed. 

Section 3. Local Law “G” of 2022 shall not take effect until at least 45 days after its adoption in accordance with County Law Section 201 and Municipal Home Rule Law Section 24. (Permissive Referendum) and upon its filing in the Office of the Secretary of State pursuant to section 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.  Section 4.  Effective date: This local law shall become effective in accordance with the New York State General Municipal and Home Rule Laws.

As set forth above, said Local Law will not take effect unless and until it is approved by an affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of the County of Seneca voting upon it at referendum if, within forty-five (45) days after the adoption of the Local Law, there is filed with the Seneca County Clerk a petition signed and acknowledged, proven or otherwise authenticated by electors of the County qualified to vote in number equal to at least ten (10) percent of the total vote cast for governor in the County in the last general election held for the election of State officers, protesting against the said Local Law and requesting that it be submitted to the qualified electors of the County for a vote of approval or disapproval upon referendum

A copy of the said Local Law is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the County Clerk’s Office located at 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165.

By order of the Seneca County Board of Supervises

Dated:  November 22, 2022

Margaret E. Li, Clerk to the Board