§ 250 Purpose
§ 251 County Agency
§ 252 Powers of County Agency
§ 253 Preparation of Maps and Plans
§ 253-A Provision for Excess Sewer, Drainage or Water Facilities
§ 253-B Amendment or Modification of Plans
§ 254 Public Hearing; Cost to Typical Property
§ 255 Representation by Municipalities and District
§ 256 Establishment of a County District
§ 256-A Consolidation of Suffolk County Sewer District Number Two – Holbrook and Suffolk County Sewer District Number Four – Birchwood North Shore
§ 257 Permissive Referendum
§ 258 Application to the Department of Audit and Control
§ 259 Recording and Filing of Determination
§ 260 Review
§ 261 Administration of the County District
§ 262 Performance of the Work
§ 263 Powers
§ 263-A Powers With Respect to Lake Protection and Rehabilitation
§ 264 Rules and Regulations
§ 265 Contracts
§ 266 Water Rates, Water Quality Treatment, Sewage, Wastewater Disposal and Refuse Collection Charges and Revenues
§ 267 Expense of the Improvement
§ 268 Increase and Improvement of Facilities
§ 269 Increase of Maximum Amount to Be Expended
§ 270 Assessment of the Cost
§ 271 Alternative Method of Assessment
§ 272 Taxation of District Property
§ 273 Contracts With Public Authorities for County Water Districts
§ 274 Extension of the District
§ 274-A Consolidation of County Districts by Board of Supervisors
§ 274-B Consolidation of the District and Its Extensions
§ 275 Sale of Water District Facilities
§ 276 Jurisdiction of Other State Agencies
§ 277 Establishment of Certain County Sewer Districts in Suffolk County
§ 278 Definitions
§ 279 Operation of Certain Collection and Disposal Facilities in Suffolk County
§ 279-A Acquisition of Real Property for Future Districts in Suffolk County
§ 279-B Agreements of County District; Certain Cases
§ 279-C Certain Agreements of a County Sewer District in Orange County
§ 279-D Water Districts in the County of Westchester

Terms Used In New York Laws > County > Article 5-A - County Water, Sewer, Drainage and Refuse Districts

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Commissioner: means the head of the office of mental health. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 7.03
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office: means the office of mental health. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 7.03
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.