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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that there has been introduced before the Town Board of the Town of Highlands in the County of Orange and State of New York on April 28, 2014, Introductory Local Law No. 2 of the year 2014 entitled “A Local Law Adding a New Chapter 135 entitled ‘Parks and Recreation Areas’ to the Code of the Town of Highlands and Amending other Town Code Provisions Concerning Parks” the purpose and effect of which is to provide for the protection, care and control of public parks and recreation areas in the Town and to regulate the conduct of persons using such facilities. The Local Law includes definitions, rules of conduct, permitting for special events, liability provisions, operating procedures and penalties for offenses.  The Local Law will also amend Chapter 68 of the Code, entitled “Alcoholic Beverages” making such Chapter applicable to all Town Parks. 


PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that pursuant to Section Twenty of the Municipal Home Rule Law, a public hearing will be held on the aforesaid proposed Local Law before the Town Board of the Town of Highlands at the Town Hall at 254 Main Street Highland Falls, New York 10928, at 7:00 o'clock p.m. on May 19, 2014 at which time all interested parties will be heard.


Dated: April 28, 2014           


                                                                        June Patterson

                                                                        Town Clerk, Town of Highlands

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