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New York Town Law Article 5 - ALTERATION OF BOUNDARIES
73 - Alteration of Town Boundaries.
* 1. A petition signed, and acknowledged or proved, or authenticated in the manner provided in article six for the purpose of altering the boundary...
74 - Effective Date of Alteration or Division.
* 1. When only the boundary lines are altered between two towns, the same shall be effective on the first of July next succeeding the...
75 - Disposition of Town Property on Alteration of Boundaries.
When the boundaries of a town owning real or personal property shall be altered, either by a division of a town into two or more...
76 - Apportionment of Debts on Division of Towns.
Debts owed by a town so divided or altered shall be apportioned in the same manner as the personal property of a town, and each...
77 - Meetings of Town Boards on Alteration of Boundaries.
Whenever a meeting of the town boards of two or more towns shall be required, in order to carry into effect the provisions of this...
78 - Right of Action Upon Failure of Towns Whose Boundaries are Altered to Agree Upon Disposition of Assets and Debts.
Whenever said town boards shall fail to carry into effect the provisions of this article and agree upon the amount of assets to which each...
79 - Application of Article.
The provisions of this article shall apply to towns heretofore and hereafter divided or altered.
Last modified: February 3, 2019