Local Laws by Year

2015

1 - Allowing for Common, Safe Items to be Excluded from the “Fireworks” and “Dangerous Fireworks” Definitions  as Permitted by NYS Penal Law Section 405.00(5)(B)

2. A Local Law Prohibiting the Consumption of Illicit Drugs and Alcoholic Beverages and Products by Minors While Located on Private Property

 

2014

1- Local Law to Increase the Salary of County Officers Elected or Appointed for a Fixed Term During the Term of Office

2 - Local Law Setting the Salary of Cortland County Election Commissioners

3 - A Local Law Restating Local Law No. 3 of 2008 - Providing for Enhanced Personal Privacy Protection for Documents Recorded in the Office of the County Clerk and Authorizing an Increase in Fees Collected by the County Clerk

4 - A Local Law Restating Local Law No. 1 of 2009, Providing for the Amendment of Local Law No. 1 of 2002, Entitled "A Local Law Imposing a Tax Upon the Occupancy of Hotel and Motel Rooms in Cortland County

5 - A Local Law restating Local Law 3 of 2010 - Providing for a Real Property Tax Exemption for Cold War Veterans Pursuant to Real Property Tax Law Section 458-b

6 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 6 of 2011 - Providing That a Road Preservation Permit Shall be Required for Use of County Roads by Vehicles Which Exceed the Weight or Dimensional Limits of NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law

7 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 3 of 2012 - Prohibiting Within Cortland County the Use, Possession, Purchase, Attempted Purchase, Selling, Public Display for Sale, Attempted Sale or Giving of Alternative and/or Synthetic Marijuana

8 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 4 of 2012 - Establishing a Program for the Collection, Transportation and Disposal of Solid Waste and Recyclables at the Cortland County Landfill

9 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 1 of 2013 - Establishing the Position of Director of Emergency Response and Communications

10 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 8 of 2013 - Amending Local Law 3 of 2011, Imposing a Mortgage Recording Tax in Cortland County

11 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 7 of 2013 - Establishing Certain Fees for Probation Services.

12 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 4 of 2011 - Adopting the County of Cortland Employment Policy Manual for Department Heads, Management Employees, Management/Confidential Employees

13 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 8 of 2012 - Establishing Procedures for Leasing County Property at the Cortland County Airport

14 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 2 of 2014 - Setting the Salary of Cortland County Election Commissioners

15 - A Local Law Restating Local Law 1 of 2014 - To Increase the Salary of county Officers Elected or Appointed for a Fixed Term During the Term of Office

16 - Amending Local Law 1 of 2008, Which Established a Plan of Mutual Self-Insurance for Worker's Compensation; Amend Rules and Regulations and Apportionment

17 - A Local Law to Override the Tax Levy Limit (Later Rescinded)

18 - A Local Law Regulating Secondhand Dealers

19 - A Local Law to Increase the Salary of county Officers Elected or Appointed for a Fixed Term During the Term of Office

20 - A Local Law Setting the Salary of Cortland County Election Commissioners.

 

2013

1 - Establishing the Position of Director of Emergency Response and Communications

2 - Increase The Salary Of County Officers Elected Or Appointed For A Fixed Term During Their Term Of Office

3 - Setting The Salary Of Cortland County Election Commissioners

4 - Amending Occupancy Tax Law Filing Dates

5 - Establishing a Property Tax Exemption for Certain Rehabilitated Properties in the City of Cortland

6 - Prohibiting the Possession or Purchase of Pseudophederine (Methamphetamine Law)

7 - Establishing Certain Fees for Probation Department Services

8 - Amending Local Law No. 3 of 2011, Imposing a Mortgage Recording Tax

9 - A Local Law to Override the Tax Levy Limit

 

2012

1 - Setting the Salary of Cortland County Election Commissioners

2 - Increase the Salary of County Officers Elected or Appointed For a Fixed Term During The Term Of Office

3- A Local Law Prohibiting Within Cortland County The Use, Possession, Purchase, Attempted Purchase, Selling, Public Display For Sale, Attempted Sale, Or Giving Of Alternative And/Or Synthetic Marijuana As Defined Herein

4 - A Local Law To Establish A Program For The Collection, Transportation And Disposal Of Solid Waste And Recyclables At The Cortland County Landfill

5 - A Local Law Establishing Procedures for Leasing County Property at the Cortland County Airport – Gen. Levi R. Chase Field

6 - Local Law No. 6 of 2012 - Legislative Redistricting (Remapping and Reducing Legislature by two seats)

7 - A Local Law Overriding Tax Levy Limit for Fiscal Year 2013

 

2011

1 - Setting Salary Of Cortland County Election Commissioners

2 - Authorize The Enclosure Of Notices With Property Tax Bill “Truth In Taxation In Cortland County”

3 - Amending LL #2-2009 Imposing a Mortgage Recording Tax

4 - Employment Policy Manual for Departments, Management Compensation Employees/ Confidential Employees

5 - Overriding the Tax Levy Limit for 2012 

6 - "Road Preservation Law" Requiring That A Road Preservation Permit Shall Be Required For The Use of County Roads That Exceed The Weight Or Dimensional Limits in Section 385 Of The Vehicle and Traffic Law

 

2010

1 - Adopt The 2010 Retirement Incentive Program

2 - Providing For The Term Of Office For The Position Of Cortland County Administrator

3 -  Providing For A Real Property Tax Exemption For Cold War Veterans

 

2009

1 - Amending Local Law No. 1 Of 2002 Entitled “A Local Law Imposing A Tax Upon The Occupancy Of Hotel And Motel Rooms In Cortland County

2 - Amending Local Law No.1 For The Year 2007 Imposing A Mortgage Recording Tax

 

2008

1 - A Local Law Restating the Establishment Of A Plan of Mutual Self-Insurance For Worker’s Compensation

 2 - Adopting A County Code Of Ethics And Requiring Financial Disclosure By Certain County Officials And Employees; And Rescinding Local Law No. 5 Of 1984

3 - Enhanced Personal Privacy Protection For Recorded Documents Law

 

2007

1 - A Local Law To Impose A Mortgage Recording Tax

2-  A Local Law Setting the Salary of Election Commissioners for Cortland County

 

2006

1 - A Local Law Providing for the Creation of the Office of Conflict Attorney for Indigent Defense; (Court Overturned)

2 - A Local Law Superseding County Law 214 to Authorize Abstract Publication

3 - A Local Law Setting the Salary of Election Commissioners for Cortland County in Compliance with Election Law 3-208

 

2005

1 - Creating an Exception to the Residency Requirement for Deputy Sheriff Titles

2 - Creating an Exception to the Residency Requirement for Correction Officer Titles for Cortland County

3 - Creating an Exception to the Residency Requirement for Assistant District Attorney

4 - Creating an Exception to the Residency Requirement for Assistant Public Defender

5 - Authorizing the County of Cortland to Make Application for Re-Designation of Certain Area Within the County of Cortland as an Empire Zone

 

2004

1 - Abolishing the elected Office of County Treasurer and creating an Appointive Office of County Comptroller and Causing a Proposition to be Submitted to the Electorate (Referendum –failed)

2 - Amending Local Law No. 7-2003 to Revise an Empire Zone

3 - Adopting a Defense and Indemnification and Official Undertaking Law

 

2003

1Imposing special motor vehicle use fee in Cortland County

2 - Repealing Local Law No. 4 for 1986 which established a Solid Waste Department

3 - Amendment of Local Law No. 7 for 2002 – allowing for a fixed term of office and designating County Administrator as Budget Officer

4 - Extending time provided for review of tentative budget to 20 days

5 - Rescinding Law No. 3 for 1993 – authorizing intra-departmental transfers  (see also 1990-3)

6 - Amendment of Local Law No. 4 for 2002 – to revise an Empire Zone (amended by 2003-7) (see also 2000-4)

7 - Amendment of Local Law No. 6 for 2003 to revise an Empire Zone (see also 2000-4, 2002-4)

8  - Amendment of Local Law No. 6 for 2003 to revise an Empire Zone (see also 2000-4, 2002-4)

 

2002

1 - Imposing tax on occupancy of hotel and motels rooms in Cortland County (see also 1987-4, 1990-6, 2009-1)

2 - Reapportioning Cortland County to comply with Local Law no. 2 for 1972 ((see also 1982-1, 1992-2)

3 - Amending Local Law No. 5 of 1992 regarding tipping, user and permit fees for the disposal of solid waste at Cortland County landfills

4 - Amending Local Law No. 4 for 2000 to revise an Empire Zone  (Amended by 2003-6) (see also 2003-7)

5 - Adopting 2002 Retirement Incentive Program (see also 1995-4, 1995-5, 1996-2, 1997-4, 1998-1, 1999-2)

6 - Cortland County Wireless Communications Service Surcharge Law (see also 1990-5, 1994-2)

7 - Establishing the Office of County Administrator for Cortland County (amended by 2003-3)

 

2001

1 - Sale by Cortland County of rights to receive payment under Master Settlement Agreement and Final Judgment with various tobacco companies

2 - Setting Salaries for several department heads

3 - Providing partial exemption from taxation by Cortland County of real property owned by persons with disabilities and limited income

4 - Providing for the Mandatory routing of all Wireless 911 calls

 

2000

1 - Setting salaries for public officers

2 - Amending Local Law No. 3 for 1975 and Local Law No. 3 for 1979 creating a Department of Planning in Cortland County, and continuing the Cortland County Planning Board and creating The Cortland County Planning Council

3 - Amending Local Law No. 5 for 1971 establishing the Department of Central Services

4 - Application by Cortland County Legislature to Empire State Development for designation of an area within Cortland County as an Empire Zone (Amended by 2002-4) (see also 2003-6, 2003-7)

 

1999

1 - Setting salaries for public officers (Filed SS 1/25/99)

2 - Adopting 1999 Retirement Incentive Program  (Filed SS 8/16/99) (see also 1985-5, 1995-4, 1995-5, 1996-2, 1997-4, 1998-1, 2002-5)

 

1998

1 - Adopting 1998 Retirement Incentive Program (see also 1995-4, 1995-5, 1996-2, 1997-4, 1999-2, 2002-5)

 

1997

1 - Setting salaries for several department heads

2 - Providing exemptions for reconstructed or rehabilitated historic barn

3 - Providing installment payments of eligible delinquent real property taxes by written agreement

4 - Adopting of 1997 Retirement Incentive Program (see also 1985-5, 1995-4, 1995-5, 1996-2, 1998-1, 1999-2, 2002-5)

5 - Amending Local Law No. 2 for 1966 – “The Office of the Public Defender” (see also 1975-2, 1974-2)

6 - Prohibiting self-service sale of tobacco products

 

1996

1 - Setting salaries for several department heads

2 - Adopting 1996 Retirement Incentive Program  (see also 1985-5, 1995-4, 1995-5, 1997-4, 1998-1, 1999-2, 2002-5)

 

1995

1 - Setting salaries for elected officials

2 - Setting salaries for several department heads

3 - Extending redemption period for real property taxes

4 - 1995 Targeted Retirement Incentive Program (amended by 1995-5) (see also 1985-5, 1996-2, 1997-4, 1998-1, 1999-2, 2002-5)

5 - Amending Local Law No. 4 for 1995 – “1995 Targeted Retirement Incentive Program” (see also 1985-5, 1996-2, 1997-4, 1998-1, 1999-2, 2002-5)

 

1994

1 - Setting salaries for public officials

2 - Regulating use & application of 911 (see also 1990-5)

3 - Setting salaries for elected officials

4 - Amending Local Law no. 4 for 1990 – regulating traffic & parking on Cortland County property

5 - Authorizing Cortland County to participate in Capital District Regional OTB Corporation (see also 1987-2, 1987-6)

 

1993

1 - Setting salaries for elected officials of Cortland County

2 - Setting salaries for several department heads

3 - Authorizing Intra-Departmental Transfers (rescinded by 2003-5) (see also 1990-3)

4 - Authorizing S.H.A.P.E. Unit

 

1992

1 - Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1983 to provide change in insurance requirements (Title should be Amending Local Law 2 for 1983)

2 - Reapportioning Cortland County to comply with Local Law No. 2 for 1974 (see also 1982-1, 2002-2)

3 - Setting fees for investigations, custody, visitations - Family Court

5 - Proposed law for program for collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste & recyclables; to prohibit random refuse disposal;  establish county refuse transfer & disposal sites. Restatement of Local Law No. 3 for 1981 (amended by 2002-3)

 

1991

1 - Setting salaries for several Department Heads

2 - Setting salaries for elected County officials          

3 - Providing for reimbursements to County for Health & Dental Costs paid on behalf of inmates

 

1990

1 - Salaries for elected officials – County Treasurer, County Sheriff, and County Clerk

2 - Amending Local Law No. 3 for 1989 Salaries for Public Officers

3 - Authorization of Intra-Departmental Transfers (Rescinded by 2003-5) (see also 1993-3)

4 - Regulating traffic & parking on Cortland County Property (amended by 1994-4)

5 - Imposing surcharge on telephone access lines to raise revenues for creation & operation of enhanced 911 emergency telephone system in Cortland County (see also 1994-2)

6 - Imposing a tax on hotel rooms in Cortland County (see also 1987-4, 2002-1)

 

 

1954

1- Organizing the Board and Selecting a Chairman

1956

1 - Continuing the Plan of Mutual Self-Insurance

1965

1 - Establish Mental Health Board for Cortland County

1966

1 - Fixing Salaries several positions

2 - Creation of the Office of Public Defender, fixing term of office, compensation and duties

3 - Establish Highway Department prescribing powers & duties thereof pursuant to MHR Laws of the State of New York

 

1967

01 Continuity of County Government in event of attack on public

02 Fixing Salary of Election Commissioner

1968

01  Local Law Regarding Assumption by the County of Cortland of Liability for Negligence of the County Clerk and Employees of County Clerk Office

02 Local Law to Establish a Contributed Reserve Fund for the Cortland County Self Insurance Fund

03 Local Law Providing for an Increase in Salary of Social Services Commissioner

1969

01 Amending Local Law #3 for Year 1968, which was, re-numbered Local Law #1 for the Year 1969 and Repealing Section 2 of said law. (Filed SS 8/13/69)

02 Providing for an Increase in Salary for the Cortland County Superintendent of Highways

03 Amending Local Law #3 for the Year 1967 and Repealing Section 2 of said Law

1971

01    A Local Law Establishing Standards of Conduct for Officers & Employees of the County of Cortland establishing Code of Ethics (Filed SS 5/12/71)

02    Establish Annual Salary of County Judge & Surrogate Family Court Judge (Filed SS 5/12/71

03    Establish Annual Salary of Director Veterans Service (Filed SS 5/12/71)

04    Establish Traffic Safety Board (Filed SS 5/12/71

05    Establish Department of Central Services (Filed SS 5/12/71)

06    Effective date of Board of Supervisors of County Legislators salaries (Filed SS 5/12/71)

1972

01    Increase Salary of County Judge Surrogate and Family Court Judge (Filed SS 7/17/72)

02    Reapportionment  (Filed SS 11/24/72)

1973

1973-1                         Providing for salary increases for Clerk, Board of Supervisors, County Judge & Surrogate, Commission of Jurors, Director of Real Property Tax Services, Election Commissioners, Commissioner of Social Services, Civil Service Commission, and Chairman and members. (Filed SS 2/08/73)

1973-2                         Granting Civil Service status and coverage to employees of Cortland County Sheriff’s Department (Filed SS 4/19/73)

1974

1974-1                         Providing for salary increases for County Judge, Commissioner of Jurors, Director of Real Property Tax Services, Election Commissioners, Commissioner of Social Services and Superintendent of Highways (Filed SS 1/28/74)

 

1974-2                         Providing for salary increase of Public Defender (Filed SS 4/01/74) (see also 1975-2, 1997-5)

 

1975

1975-1                         Providing for salary increases for Clerk of Legislature, Director of Real Property Tax Services, Election Commissioners, Director of Veterans’ Services, and Coroners. (Filed SS 1/20/75)

1975-2                         Providing for salary increase for Public Defender (see also 1974-2, 1997-5) (Filed SS 2/13/75)

 

1975-3                         Creating Planning Department, continuing Cortland County Planning Board and creating Cortland County Planning Council (Filed SS 3/31/75) (amended by 1979-3) (amended by 2000-2)

1975-4                         Providing for salary increase for Superintendent of Highways and Cortland County Attorney (see also 1976-2, 1989-1) (Filed SS 8/01/75)

1975-5                         Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1971 (Code of Ethics) (Filed SS 9/04/75) (see also 1985-2)

1975-6             Increasing contributed reserve, Cortland Self-Insurance Fund to $250,000 (Filed SS 11/19/75) (amendment of 1956-1, 1968-2) (amended by 1982-3)

 

1976

1 - Increasing salary of Director of Real Property Tax Services, Election Commissioners, and Civil Service Commissioners (Filed SS 2/13/76) (see also 1973-1, 1974-1, 1975-1)

2 - Increasing salary of Cortland County Superintendent of Highways (Filed SS 8/11/76) (see also 1974-1, 1975-4)

3 - Providing for protection, preservation, and conservation of freshwater wetlands within its boundaries (Filed SS 11/26/76) (repealed by 1986-2)

 

1977

1977-1                         Providing for exemption from taxation & special ad valorem levies imposed by Cortland County and part-time purposes. (Filed SS 9/21/77)

 

1978

1978-1                         Setting salaries for several County department heads (Filed SS 3/03/78)

1978-2                         Providing for salary increase for Director of Planning (Filed SS 5/12/78)

1978-3                          Amending Local Law no. 4 for 1971 establishing Traffic Safety Board (Filed SS 12/18/78)

1979

1979-1                         Setting salary increases for several County department heads (Filed SS 2/14/79)

 

1979-2                         Setting salary for Director of Public Health (Filed SS 2/27/79)

 

1979-3                         Amending Local Law No. 3 for 1975 creating a County Department of Planning,

                        Continuing Cortland County Planning Board, and creating Cortland County Planning

                        Council (Filed SS 10/04/79) (amended by 2000-2)

 

1980

1980-1                         Setting salaries for several County Department Heads (Filed SS 3/03/80)

 

1981

1981-1                         Setting salaries for several County Department Heads (Filed SS 3/09/81)

 

1981-2                         Authorizing and facilitating sale of Marathon Rural Health Center and Cuyler/DeRuyter Rural Health Center (Filed SS 4/03/81)

 

1981-3                         Providing for program for collection, transportation, and disposal of solid waste and  to prohibit random solid waste disposal and littering along public highways and roads, and to control solid waste disposal operations.  (Filed SS 10/08/81) (amended by 1983-2) (restated by 1992-5, amended by 2002-3 (see also 1986-4, 1987-5, 2003-2)

 

1981-4                         Reapportioning Cortland County (probably renumbered as 1982-1)

 

1982

1982-1                         Reapportioning Cortland County to comply with provisions of Local Law no. 2 1972. (Filed SS 03/04/82) (amended by 1985-4) (see also 1992-2, 2002-2)

1982-2                         Setting salaries for several County Department Heads (Filed SS 01/04/82)

1982-3             Providing for an increase in contributed reserve of Cortland County Self Insurance Plan (Filed SS 8/12/82) (amendment of 1956-1, 1968-2, 1975-6)

1982-4                    Requiring written notice of defective, unsafe, dangerous, obstructed conditions prior to maintenance of action against County for injuries to persons, damages to property (Filed SS 11/10/82)

1982-5                    Providing for a change in form of administration of Civil Service Law and creation of Office of Personnel Officer (Filed SS 12/24/82)

               

1983

1983-1                         Setting salaries for several County Department Heads (Filed SS 2/18/83)

1983-2                         Amending Local Law no. 3 for 1981 to provide for a change in landfill permit expiration and clarification of insurance requirements (Filed SS 03/31/83) (amended by 1987-5)

1983-3                         Providing for participation in State Assistance Programs for Mass Transportation (Filed SS 12/01/83)

 

1984

1984-1                         Providing for the collection of delinquent village taxes for 1984 by County Treasurer (Filed SS 2/14/84) (amended by 1984-4)

1984-2                         Authorizing and facilitating sale of 51+ acres of land in Town of Cortlandville to Cortland Asphalt Products (Filed SS 2/14/84)

1984-3                         Setting salaries for several County Department Heads (Filed SS 2/17/84)

1984-4                         Amending Local Law  No.1 for 1984 providing for the collection of delinquent village taxes for 1984 by County Treasurer (Filed SS 2/23/84)

 

1985

1985-1                         Setting salaries for public officers and appointed officers for a fixed term (Filed SS 1/22/85) (amended by 1986-1) (amended by 1987-1, 1988-1, 1989-1)

1985-2                         Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1971 – Code of Ethics (Filed SS 1/30/85) (see also 1975-5)

1985-3                         Enacting alternative veterans exemption by a reduction of the maximum exemption

1985-4                         Amending Local Law no. 1 for 1982  – Reapportioning Cortland County (Filed SS 3/20/85) (see also 1982-1, 1985-4, 1992-2, 2002-2)

1985-5                         Providing for a Retirement Incentive Program for eligible employees of Cortland County (Filed SS 11/29/85) (see also 1995-4, 1995-5, 1996-2, 1997-4, 1998-1, 1999-2, 2002-5)

 

1986

1986-1                         Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1985 – Salaries for public officers for 1986(Filed SS 1/13/86)  (amended by 1987-1, 1988-1, 1989-1)

1986-2                         Repealing Local Law No. 3 for 1976 – providing for Fresh Water Wetlands protection for Cortland County (Filed SS 1/13/86)

1986-3                         Establishing guidelines for administration of benefits under Section 207-c of General Municipal Law (Filed SS 1/13/86)

1986-4                         Establishment of Solid Waste Department for Cortland County (Filed SS 12/17/86) (repealed by 2003-02)

 

1987

1987-1                         Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1985 as amended by Local Law 1 for 1986 Salaries for Public Officers  (Filed SS 3/23/87) (Amended by 1988-1, 1989-1)

1987-2                         Authorizing Cortland County to participate in Capital District OTB Corp. (Filed SS 10/15/87) (Repealed by 1987-6) (see also 1994-5)

1987-3                         Establishing Department of Employment & Training Grant Administration (Filed SS 10/23/87)

1987-4                         Imposing Occupancy Tax on hotel rooms in Cortland County (Filed SS 11/16/87) (see also 1990-6, 2002-1)

1987-5                         Amending Local Law 3 for 1981, as amended by Local Law 2 of 1983, establishing tipping and user fees for disposal of solid waste at Cortland County landfills (Filed SS 2/19/88)

1987-6             Repealing Local Law No. 2 for 1987 authorizing Cortland County to participate in Capital District OTB Corp. (Filed SS 4/06/88) (see also 1994-5)

 

1988

1988-1                         Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1987 – Salaries of Public Officers (Filed SS 2/25/88) (Amended by 1988-3)

1988-2                         Revising apportionment of costs of Worker’s Compensation Fund. (Filed SS 8/11/88)

1988-3                         Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1988 – Salaries of Public Officers (Filed SS 2/06/89) (Amended by 1989-3)

 

1989

1989-1                         Amending Local Law No. 1 for 1986, as amended by Local Law No. 1 for 1987 – (Salary for County Attorney) (Filed SS 3/16/89)

1989-2                         Salaries for elected officials - County Coroners (Filed SS 3/29/89)

1989-3                         Amending Local Law No. 3 for 1988 (Public Officer Salary/Director of Solid Waste) (Amended by 1990-2) (Filed SS 8/07/89)