Local Laws

Local Law Index:

1951

No. 1   Fix Compensation of County Clerk

 1955

No. 1   Closing all County Offices on Saturday

 1965

No. 1   Providing for the Continuity of Local Government in the Event of Attack or Public Disaster

 1966

No. 1   Fixing Salaries of Treasurer, County Clerk, Sheriff and County Superintendent of Highways

 1968

No. 1   Fixing Salary of County Clerk

 1969

No. 1   Adopt Computerized Weighted-Voting Plan for Appointment of the Board of Supervisors

 1970

No. 1   Fixing Salary of Treasurer and Sheriff

No. 2   Establishing Standards of Conduct for Officers and Employees

No. 3   Establishing a County Board of Ethics

No. 4   Establishing a position of “Director of Assessments”

1971

No. 1   Establishing Salary of County Clerk for Balance of Term

No. 2   Fixing Salary of County Highway Superintendent of Term

No. 3   Fixing Salaries of County Officials – Personnel Officer, Veteran’s Service - Director and Deputy, Fire Coordinator, Civil Defense, Multiple Dwellings, Trapper

 1972

No. 1   Amending Sections 1-2-3-4 of Local Law No. 4-1970 – Correcting Title Of the Position Created from Director of Assessments of Hamilton County To Director of Real Property Tax Services and to Provide Appointment of Director shall be by majority affirmative vote of Total Voting Power

No. 2   Provide Authority to the Board of Supervisors to Appoint a Member of the Board to fill a Vacant County Office

No. 3   Increasing Salary of County Judge

1974

No. 1   Fixing Salary of County Clerk

No. 2   Fixing Salary of County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Fixing Salary of Director of Real Property Tax Service

 1975

No. 1   Setting Salary of District Attorney

No. 2   Authority to the Board of Supervisors to appoint a Member of the Board  as a Member of the Hamilton County Health Advisory Board upon a vacancy

No. 3   Regulate and prohibit the Making of Unnecessary Loud and Disturbing Noises Within the County of Hamilton (filed 11-19-85)

1976

No. 1   Safeguard the Waters of the County from Pollution and Providing Penalties for Violation

No. 2   Legalize Certain Obligations to Town of Indian Lake Highway  Department Incurred 1975

No. 1   Establish a County Traffic Board

 1978

No. 1   Salary of Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Implementing NYS Environmental Quality Review Act

1979

No. 1   Division of Hamilton County into Districts and the Election of Coroners

1982

No. 1   Requiring Notice Precedent to Instituting Suit for Personal Injuries or Property Damage against County Arising from Defective or Dangerous Condition on any County Highway, Bridge, or Culvert

1985 

No. 1   Hamilton County will not enforce NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code

1986

No. 1   Annual Salary of County Clerk

1987

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 3   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 4   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

1988

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 4   Regulate and Prohibit the Making of Unnecessary Loud & Disturbing Noises

No. 5   Providing County Enforce NYS Uniform Fire Prevention & Building Code (Opposed)

1990

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 6   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

1991

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 5   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 6   Annual Salary County Attorney

No. 7   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 8   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 9   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 10 Annual Salary County District Attorney (filed 6/17/91)

No. 11 Amending Hamilton County Local Law No. 4 of 1988, entitled “A"  Local Law To Regulate and Prohibit the Making of Unnecessary Loud & Disturbing Noises within the County of Hamilton County

1992 

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 5   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 6   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 7   Authorizing Hamilton County to Obtain Reimbursement for the Cost of Medical & Dental Care  Provided to Inmates at the County Jail having Third Party Coverage or Indemnifications

1993

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 4   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 5   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 6   Annual Salary County Attorney & Social Services Attorney

No. 7   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 8   Annual Salary County Sheriff

1994

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 4   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 5   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 6   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

1995

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 4   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 5   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 6   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 8   Annual Salary County Attorney & Social Services Attorney

No. 9   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 10 Code of Ethics

1996

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 4   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 5   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 6   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 7   Providing for Reimbursement of Defense Costs Incurred by or on Behalf of County Employees

  1997

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 4   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 5   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 6   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 7   Annual Salary County Attorney & Social Services Attorney

No. 8   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 9   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 10 Fixing the Consecutive Terms of the Community Services Board Members and the Subcommittee Members

No. 11 Veterans Maximum Exemption as Authorized by Chapter 477 of the Laws Of 1996 of the State of New York

No. 12 Veterans Exemption Increase or Decrease Pursuant to Section 458 Subdivision 5 of the Real Property Tax Law

No. 13 For the Division of Hamilton County into Four Districts for the Election of  Coroners

No. 14 Establishing the Powers and Duties and Administrative Functions of the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Creating the Position of Administrative Assistance to the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors

1998

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 4   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 5   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 6   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 7   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 8   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

1999

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Atto

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Attorney & Social Services Attorney

No. 6   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 8   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 9   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 10 Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent                    

2000

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 5   Annual Salary County Commissioners Board of Election

No. 6   Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

2001

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Attorney

No. 6   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Election

No. 8   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 9   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 10 Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent’

No. 11 Amendment to Local Law No. 10 Of the Year 1995 Entitled “Code of Ethics of Hamilton County”

2002

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 4   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 5   Application for Empire Zone

No. 6   Industrial & Commercial Incentive Board

No. 7   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 8   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 9   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 10 Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 11 Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 12 Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 13 Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 14 Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 15 Annual Salary County Attorney

No. 16 Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

2003

            No. 1   Full-Time Position for District Attorney (FAILED)

No. 1   Veterans Maximum Exemption

No. 2   Veterans Maximum Exemption

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 5   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 6   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioners of Social Service

2004

No. 1   Authorizing Private Lease for County Owned Property

2005

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 6   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 8   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 9   Recording and Endorsement Page be Submitted with Each Real Property Document Recorded in the office of the Hamilton County Clerk

No. 10 Entitled “Authorizing the County of Hamilton to Make Application for Designation of Certain Areas Within the County of Hamilton an Empire Zone

 

2006

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 6   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 8   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 9   Entitled “A Local Law to Impose a Mortgage Recording Tax within the County of Hamilton

2007

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 6   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 8   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 9   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 10 Annual Salary County Attorney

2008

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 4   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 5   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 6   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 7   Enhanc ed Personal Privacy Protection for Recording Documents Law

No. 8   Establishing a Real Property Tax Exemption for Cold War Veterans

2009

No. 1   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 2   Annual Salary County Personnel Officer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 5   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 6   Annual Salary County Attorney

No. 7   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 8   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 9   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 10 Local Law to Impose an Additional Mortgage Recording Tax Within the County of Hamilton

2011

No. 1   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 2   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 3   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 4   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 5   Annual Salary County Attorney

No. 6   Annual Salary County Commissioners of Board of Elections

No. 7   Collection of Certain Delinquent Village Taxes by the County of Hamilton

No. 8   Extend the Additional Mortgage Recording Tax Within the County of  Hamilton

No. 9   Overriding the Tax Levy Limit for Hamilton County for 2012 and Authorizing the Adoption by Hamilton County of a Budget for 2012 that Requires a Tax Levy that is Greater Than the Tax Levy Limit for the 2012 Fiscal Year

2012

No. 1   Local Law Overriding the Tax Levy Limit for Hamilton County for 2013 and Authorizing the Adoption  by Hamilton County of a budget for 2013 that May Require a Tax Levy that is Greater Than the Tax Levy Limit for the 2013 Fiscal Year

No. 2   A Local Law of the County of Hamilton New York Enacting a Right-To-Farm Law

2013

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 6   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Service

No. 8   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 9   Annual Salary County Attorney

No. 10 Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 11 Local Law of 2013 Solid Waste and Recycling Law for Hamilton County, NY

No. 12  Amendments to Local Law No. 10 of 1995 Entitled Code of Ethics

2014

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 3   Annual Salary County Director of Real Property Tax Service

No. 4   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 5   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 6  Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 7   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 8   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 9   Amendment to Local Law No 4. Of the Year 1988 Entitled A Local Law To Regulate and Prohibit the Making of Unnecessary Loud and Disturbing Noises within the County of Hamilton

No. 10 Proposed – Overriding the Tax Levy Limit for 2015 Budget (Wasn’t Needed)

2015

No. 1   Annual Salary County District Attorney

No. 2   Annual Salary County Sheriff

No. 3   Annual Salary County Treasurer

No. 4   Annual Salary County Real Property Tax Director

No. 5   Annual Salary County Clerk

No. 6   Annual Salary County Personnel Director

No. 7   Annual Salary County Commissioner of Social Services

No. 8   Annual Salary County Highway Superintendent

No. 9   Annual Salary County Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 10  Annual Salary County Attorney

No. 11 Extend the Additional Mortgage Recording Tax Within the County of  Hamilton

No. 12 A Local Law Overriding the Tax Levy Limit for Hamilton County For 2016 and Authorizing the Adoption by Hamilton County of a Budget For 2016 That will Require a Tax Levy that is Greater Than the Tax Levy Limit for the 2016 Fiscal Year

2016

No. 1   Annual Salary County Sherif

No. 2   Annual Salary Real Property Tax Director

No. 3   Annual Salary Personnel Director

No. 4   Annual Salary Commissioner of Social Services

No. 5   Annual Salary Highway Superintendent

No. 6   Annual Salary Commissioners of the Board of Elections

No. 7   A Local Law of the County of Hamilton, New York Allowing for Common, Safe Items to be Excluded                 From the Dangerous Fireworks Definition as Permitted By New York State Penal Law Section 405(B)

 No. 8  A Local Law Overriding the Tax Levy Limit for Hamilton County for 2016 that will Require a Tax Levy that is Greater than the Tax levy Limit for the 2016 Fiscal Year

 

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ALERTS

Hamilton County Polling Sites

Official Results April 19, 2016 Presidential Primary

Official Results September 13, 2016 State/Local Primary 

November 8, 2016 Sample Ballot - Town of Arietta (Proposition on second page)

November 8, 2016 Sample Ballot for all other districts

November 8, 2016 General Election UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

OFFICIAL RESULTS November 8, 2016 General Election

PUBLIC NOTICES

Proposed Local Law to override the tax levy limit click HERE

Marketing Summit give by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST): 
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Proposed Local Laws 1-10 of 2017 click HERE

FOR SALE: The Hamilton County Industrial Development Agency is offering 2 parcels for sale on Elm Lake Road, in the Village of Speculator, NY. Please see the IDA page on this website under Economic Developemnt for more information.

UP-COMING MEETINGS 

 

COMMITTEE DAY - February 17, 2017

9:30 AM - CENTRAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE - Hamilton County Magistrate and Clerks Association -
To Discuss the Issue of Defense Council at Arraignment

10:00 AM - FINANCE COMMITTEE - Real Property Tax Director – Barry Baker - To Discuss Delinquent Tax Issues & Partial Real Property Tax Payments

10:30 AM - HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEES - Community Services Director – Bob Kleppang & Public Health Director – Susan Franko - To Discuss a Corporate Compliance Plan

11:00 AM - EP/ER COMMITTEE - EMS – Avis Warner, Ken Kuhrt, Don Purdy - Update

11:20 AM - PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE - Superintendent – Tracy Eldridge - Department Updates

1:30 PM - INTERNAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE - Employee Evaluations – Schedule to Follow from Kim


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- (518) 548-3113

Board of Supervisors - (518) 548-6651

County Clerk - (518) 548-7111

County Treasurer - (518) 548-7911

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