§ 280 Declaration of Policy and Purposes
§ 280-A Definitions
§ 280-B County Agency
§ 280-C Powers of County Agency
§ 280-D Preparation of Maps and Plans
§ 280-E Public Hearing
§ 280-F Representation by Municipalities and District
§ 280-G Establishment of a County District
§ 280-H Permissive Referendum
§ 280-I Application to the Department of Audit and Control
§ 280-J Recording and Filing of Determination
§ 280-K Review
§ 280-L Administration of the County District
§ 280-M Performance of the Work
§ 280-N Powers
§ 280-O Rules and Regulations
§ 280-P Contracts
§ 280-Q Revenues
§ 280-R Expense of the Improvement
§ 280-S Increase and Improvement of Facilities
§ 280-T Increase of Maximum Amount to Be Expended
§ 280-U Assessment of the Cost
§ 280-V Alternative Method of Assessment
§ 280-W Taxation of District Property
§ 280-X Contracts With Public Authorities for County Hurricane Protection, Flood and Shoreline Erosion Control Districts
§ 280-Y Extension of the District
§ 280-Z Jurisdiction of Other State Agencies
§ 280-AA Claims

Terms Used In New York Laws > County > Article 5-B - County Hurricane Protection, Flood and Shoreline Erosion Control Districts

  • administrative head or body: means the chief official or board of a county hurricane protection, flood and shoreline erosion control district. See N.Y. County Law 280-A
  • 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.
  • agency: means a county hurricane protection, flood and shoreline erosion control agency. See N.Y. County Law 280-A
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • director of community services: means the director of community services for the mentally disabled appointed pursuant to article forty-one of this chapter. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 9.01
  • district: means a county hurricane proection, flood and shoreline erosion control district except where otherwise stated. See N.Y. County Law 280-A
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • governing body: means the elected legislative body of the county. See N.Y. County Law 280-A
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • 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.
  • in need of care and treatment: means that a person has a mental illness for which in-patient care and treatment in a hospital is appropriate. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 9.01
  • in need of involuntary care and treatment: means that a person has a mental illness for which care and treatment as a patient in a hospital is essential to such person's welfare and whose judgment is so impaired that he is unable to understand the need for such care and treatment. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 9.01
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • likely to result in serious harm: means (a) a substantial risk of physical harm to the person as manifested by threats of or attempts at suicide or serious bodily harm or other conduct demonstrating that the person is dangerous to himself or herself, or (b) a substantial risk of physical harm to other persons as manifested by homicidal or other violent behavior by which others are placed in reasonable fear of serious physical harm. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 9.01
  • 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
  • qualified psychiatrist: means a physician licensed to practice medicine in New York state who: (a) is a diplomate of the American board of psychiatry and neurology or is eligible to be certified by that board; or (b) is certified by the American osteopathic board of neurology and psychiatry or is eligible to be certified by that board. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 9.01
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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.
  • shoreline: means the lands between high and low water mark, the lands contiguous or adjacent to the high water mark, beaches, dunes and bluffs. See N.Y. County Law 280-A
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.