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Supervisor Bosworth offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, which resolution was declared adopted after a poll of the members of this Board:

RESOLUTION NO. 165 - 2017

A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF A LOCAL LAW AMENDING CHAPTER 24 OF THE TOWN CODE ENTITLED "GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS."

        WHEREAS, the Town Board, as the legislative body of the Town of North Hempstead is empowered to amend the Town Code pursuant to the provisions of Article 9 of the New York State Constitution, the Town Law, and the Municipal Home Rule Law; and

 

        WHEREAS, this Board wishes to set a date for a public hearing to consider the adoption of a Local Law amending Chapter 24 of the Town Code entitled “Governmental Operations” in order to prohibit the Town from contracting with companies that participate in the movement to boycott, divest from investing in and sanction Israel (“BDS”)

 

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

        RESOLVED that a pubĀ­lic hearing be held by this Board on the 4th day of April, 2017, at 7:00 P.M. in the Town Board Meeting Room, Town Hall, 220 Plandome Road, Manhasset, New York, for the purpose of considering the adoption of a Local Law amending Chapter 24 of the Town Code entitled “Governmental Operations” in order to prohibit the Town from contracting with companies that participate in the BDS movement; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED that the Town Clerk be and hereby is authorized and directed to publish a notice of the hearing as required by law, which notice shall be in substantially the following form:

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

        PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of North Hempstead at Town Hall, 220 Plandome Road, Manhasset, New York, on the 4th day of April, 2017, at 7:00 P.M., to consider the adoption of a Local Law amending Chapter 24 of the Town Code entitled “Governmental Operations” in order to prohibit the Town from contracting with companies that participate in the program to boycott, divest investment in, and sanction Israel.

 

        PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that all interested persons shall have an opportunity to be heard concerning the Local Law at the time and place advertised.

 

        PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the full text of the proposed Local

Law will be posted on the Town’s website and on file in the Office of the Town Clerk prior to the hearing and may be examined during regular business hours.

 

Dated:        Manhasset, New York

 

                   March 21, 2017

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF

THE TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD

WAYNE H. WINK, JR.

Town Clerk

Dated:        Manhasset, New York

 

                   March 21, 2017   

                               

The vote on the foregoing resolution was recorded as follows:

 

AYES:  Councilperson De Giorgio, Councilperson Ferrara, Councilperson Kaplan, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Seeman, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth

 

 

NAYS:  None

 

 

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