Public Hearing - Amendment to Chapter 260, Vehicles and Traffic

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, there has been presented to the Town Board of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, New York, on the 22nd day of October, 2019, a Local Law entitled “A Local Law in relation to an Amendment to Chapter 260, Vehicles and Traffic, in connection with Traffic and Pedestrian Safety” and

NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Southold will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid Local Law at Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York, on the 19th day of November, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at which time all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.

The proposed Local Law entitled, “A Local Law in relation to an Amendment to Chapter 260, Vehicles and Traffic, in connection with Traffic and Pedestrian Safety” reads as follows:

LOCAL LAW NO.      2019

A Local Law entitled, “A Local Law in relation to an Amendment to Chapter 260, Vehicles and Traffic, in connection with Traffic and Pedestrian Safety”.

BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Southold as follows:

I.    Purpose.

The purpose of this local law is to improve safety for pedestrians and vehicles, as well as dealing with impacts to the public’s health, safety and welfare.

II.    Chapter 260 of the Code of the Town of Southold is hereby amended as follows:

§260-4.  Stop intersections with stop signs.

                         At Intersection        Location

Stop Sign on        Direction of Travel    With                (Hamlet)

Bay Avenue         South            Peconic Bay Boulevard     Mattituck 

III.     SEVERABILITY

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part of this Local Law shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the judgment shall not affect the validity of this law as a whole or any part thereof other than the part so decided to be unconstitutional or invalid.

IV.     EFFECTIVE DATE

This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State as provided by law.

Dated:  October 22, 2019                BY THE ORDER OF THE  SOUTHOLD TOWN BOARD

                            Elizabeth A. Neville

                            Southold Town Clerk