Legal Notices: May 12

05/16/2011 11:57 AM |

LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of formation of FiberOff, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/22/2011. Office location, County of Suffolk. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Jay P. Quartararo, Esq., PO Box 9398, Riverhead NY 11901. Purpose: any lawful act. The latest date of dissolution is 1/1/2050.
8349-6T 4/7, 14, 21, 28; 5/5, 12
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of formation of SJQ, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/23/2011. Office location, County of Suffolk. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Jay P. Quartararo, Esq., PO Box 9398, Riverhead NY 11901. Purpose: any lawful act.
8350-6T 4/7, 14, 21, 28; 5/5, 12
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC). Name: In The Spot Production, LLC. Articles of Org. filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/15/11. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: In The Spot Production, LLC, 64 Sandalwood Lane, Riverhead, New York 11901. Term: Perpetual. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity.
8355-6T 4/14, 21, 28; 5/5, 12, 19
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of formation of COLORFUL GARDENS FIREWOOD, L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/11/2011. Office location, County of Suffolk. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, PO Box 75, Jamesport NY 11947. Purpose: any lawful act.
8373-6T 4/21, 28; 5/5, 12, 19, 26
LEGAL NOTICE
Hometown Firefighters Service, LLC. Notice of Conversion of a Partnership into the above Limited Liability Company (“LLC”). A Cert. of Conversion was filed with the Department of State of NY on 3/24/2011. Office location: Suffolk. The Secretary of the State of NY (“SSNY”) has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served upon the LLC to: Jay P. Quartararo, Esq. PO Box 9398, Riverhead, NY 11901. The purpose of the LP is any lawful act.
8387-6T 4/28; 5/5, 12, 19, 26; 6/2
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a license (serial #1253414) for liquor, wine and beer has been applied for by the undersigned to sell liquor, wine and beer on-premises at a bar/restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 65 East Main St., Riverhead, NY 11790. Cody’s BBQ & Grill LLC.
8391-2T 5/5, 5/12

LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of formation of I AM SPRING, LLC., a limited liability company. Articles of Org. filed w/ Secretary of State New York (SSNY) 4/20/2011. Office loc.: Suffolk County. Francis J. Yakaboski Esq. has been designated agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC c/o Francis J. Yakaboski Esq., 456 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, New York 11901. Purpose: any lawful Act.
8392-6T 5/5, 12, 19, 26; 6/2, 9
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of formation of NAGM DAUGHTERS, LLC., a limited liability company. Articles of Org. filed w/ Secretary of State New York (SSNY) 1/29/2009. Office loc.: Suffolk County. Francis J. Yakaboski Esq. has been designated agent of the LLC upon whom pro
cess against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC c/o Francis J. Yakaboski Esq., 456 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, New York 11901. Purpose: any lawful Act.
8393-6T 5/5, 12, 19, 26; 6/2, 9
LEGAL NOTICE
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Ave., Riverhead, New York on the 18th day of May 2011 at 7:15 o’clock PM to consider the special use permit of the Chernoff Realty Medical Building to construct a two story medical office building of 11,130sqft. gross floor area and a 6,000sq.ft. unfinished basement together with related improvements on 1.855ac. of land zoned Rural Corridor (RLC) pursuant to Article XXVIA and Section 108-282B.(1) of the Riverhead Town Code; such property being located on Main Road (SR25), Aquebogue, New York and more particularly described as SCTM 0600-85-3-8&12.7.
Dated: Riverhead, New York
May 3, 2010
BY THE ORDER OF
THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
DIANE M. WILHELM,
TOWN CLERK
8396-1T 5/12
LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead adopted a local law for the addition of Chapter 99 entitled “ Taxicabs And Vehicles For Hire” of the Riverhead Town Code at its regular meeting held on May 3, 2011. Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead as follows:
PART II
GENERAL LEGISLATION
Chapter 99
TAXICABS AND
VEHICLES FOR HIRE
§ 99-1. PURPOSE.
A. The purpose of this chapter is to regulate the activities of taxicabs and other vehicles for hire in the Town of Riverhead. History has shown that there is a need for investigation and review of the conduct of taxicab drivers and vehicles for hire in order to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of residents and visitors within the Town of Riverhead. Indeed one of the Town Board’s highest priorities is to protect the peace and security of our citizens on the highways in our community.
B. Thus, this chapter is intended to enhance the peace and security of our citizens in their homes and neighborhoods; to safeguard consumers against fraud and inferior services; and to prevent congestion and unsafe conditions on the streets and highways of the Town.
§ 99-2. DEFINITIONS.
A. Word usage.
Words used in the singular in this chapter shall include the plural and vice versa. The word “shall” is always mandatory.
B. Definitions.
The following definitions shall govern the interpretation of this chapter unless otherwise expressly defined herein:
BUSINESS – Includes any single act of transporting a passenger or passengers in a motor vehicle for hire or for compensation of any kind upon the public streets, roads and highways within the Town of Riverhead.
BUSINESS LICENSE – Written authorization which permits a person to engage in the business of transportation for hire or to employ others for said purposes.
CRUISING – To travel about the street and roadways at random.
DEPOT – An additional place of business in the area where an owner’s terminal is located.
DRUG TESTING POLICY/RANDOM DRUG TESTING POLICY – A written policy that meets the minimum requirements for the testing of holders of a Commercial Driver’s License for drugs and/or alcohol developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations in 49 CFR Parts 40 and 382.
FARE – A transportation charge or the price of passage or the sum paid or due for conveying a person by taxicab or vehicle for hire.
LIMOUSINE – Any motor vehicle engaged in transportation for hire in connection with funerals, weddings, proms and other events or functions of a similar nature or in connection with general transportation for hire when, at the prior request of the passenger(s), an unmarked livery is used and pickup is made by prior arrangement, whether hired by the hour, by the day or for a fixed fare, and/or so licensed by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
OPERATOR – A natural person who is entitled to obtain in his or her own name proper New York State licensing for the operation of a motor vehicle for the purpose of transportation for hire.
OPERATOR’S PERMIT – Written authorization which permits an operator to engage in the business of transportation for hire within the Town of Riverhead.
OWNER – Includes a person, as defined herein, who is a business owner, principal, director and/or officer of a business, a purchaser under a reserve title contract, conditional sales contract or vendor’s lien agreement and a lessee who is entitled to obtain in his or her own name proper New York State registration of the vehicles engaged in the business of transportation for hire, and/or a person owning or controlling one or more taxicabs or limousines and operating/driving or causing to be operated/driven any such vehicle for hire.
PASSENGER – Includes any person other than the operator/driver who is an occupant of a taxicab or limousine upon the public streets, roads and highways within the Town of Riverhead.
PERSON – Includes natural persons, corporations, partnerships, unincorporated associations or any other organizations of two or more persons.
TAXICAB – Any motor vehicle engaged in the business of transportation for hire, other than a limousine, whether the same is operated from a street stand or subject to calls from a garage.
VEHICLE PERMIT – Written authorization which permits the use of a specific vehicle in the business of transportation for hire within the Town of Riverhead.
TAXI STAND – A public place alongside the curb of a street or elsewhere which has been so designated as reserved exclusively for the use of all taxicabs licensed pursuant to this chapter.
TERMINAL – A fixed base of operation of the owner of the taxicab or limousine.
TOWN – Includes all areas within the Town of Riverhead exclusive of areas wholly within any incorporated village.
TRANSPORTATION FOR HIRE – Includes the transporting of a passenger or passengers in a motor vehicle, for hire or for compensation of any kind, upon the public streets, roads and highways within the Town of Riverhead.
VEHICLE FOR HIRE – Includes any motor vehicle used in the transporting of a passenger or passengers, for hire or for compensation of any kind, upon the public streets, roads and highways within the Town of Riverhead.
ZONE – An area within the Town
§ 99-3. EXEMPTIONS.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to vehicles solely owned and operated for the activities set forth herein:
A. Business vehicles engaged in a business other than transportation for hire, wherein said vehicles are used solely for transportation of clients of said business, whether for a fee or not, and are not made available for hire by persons other than clients of the principal business.
B. Hotel vehicles engaged in the transportation of hotel guests only.
C. Club vehicles engaged in the transportation of club members only.
D. Public or private school vehicles engaged in the transportation of school pupils only.
E. Buses as defined by the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.
F. Limousines as defined in this chapter.
G. Vehicles for hire engaged in transportation from a point outside the Town of Riverhead to a point within the Town, from a point within the Town to a point outside the Town, or from a point outside the Town to another point outside the Town and passing through the Town of Riverhead.
§ 99-4. BUSINESS LICENSE.
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of transporting people for hire by a taxicab, from point to point within the confines of the Town of Riverhead, without having first obtained a license to conduct such business from the Town Clerk.
B. Application.
(1) To obtain a business license required by this section, or any renewal thereof, a verified application shall be made to the Town Clerk, upon a form to be furnished by the Town Clerk, which application shall set forth the following information:
(a) The name and permanent address of the applicant, the applicant’s telephone number and social security number. If the applicant is a corporate entity, the name and address of all officers, partners, directors, members, and/or stockholders of the applicant, the applicant’s federal tax identification number and telephone number.
(b) The make, model, year, seating capacity, vehicle identification number and license plate number of each vehicle to be used in said taxicab business.
(c) The registered owner of each vehicle to be used in said taxicab business. No business license shall be issued to any person unless he is the owner of each taxicab operated in his name.
(d) The names and addresses of all vehicle operators.
(e) The name, address, telephone number and title of the person designated to accept process or other legal notices on behalf of the licensee. The licensee is required to designate an agent who resides in the County of Suffolk for the service of process of any notices set forth in this chapter or for the service of process of a violation of this chapter.
(f) Details of any convictions for misdemeanors and felonies, including the nature of the offense for which arrested and ultimately convicted, the date of arrest and conviction, the place where said conviction was had and the sentence imposed.
(2) In addition the requirements set forth in subdivision (1) of this section, prior to obtaining a business license required by this section, or any renewal thereof, the business owner shall certify that the business has a written drug testing policy as defined herein.
C. Form.
A business license shall state the name and address of the licensee, the date of the issuance and expiration of said business license, and that the licensee is authorized to engage in the business of transportation for hire by the Town of Riverhead.
D. Term.
The term of the business license shall be for a term of one year.
E. Posting of business license.
A business license shall be conspicuously posted, in full public view, in the main office of the licensee.
F. Renewal.
Application for the renewal of a Business License shall be filed no later than 30 days prior to its expiration. The application shall be verified and shall set forth the information listed in § 99-4(B) of this chapter. Forms for the renewal application shall be supplied by the Town Clerk and shall be requested by the licensee.
G. Modification.
Any change in circumstance with regard to the information required hereinabove shall be reported to the Town Clerk within thirty (30) days of occurrence.
§ 99-5. OPERATOR’S PERMIT.
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to drive or operate or, as an owner, to allow any person, including the owner, to drive or operate a taxicab or other motor vehicle engaged in transportation for hire, as defined herein, without having first obtained an Operator’s Permit to drive or operate a taxicab from the Town Clerk.
B. Application.
To obtain a permit required by this section, or any renewal thereof, a verified application shall be made to the Town Clerk, upon a form to be furnished by the Town Clerk, which application shall set forth the following information:
(1) The name and permanent address of the applicant.
(2) Any other names ever used by the applicant.
(3) The applicant’s place of residence for the past five-year period.
(4) The applicant’s age, date of birth, color, height, weight, color of eyes, color of hair, place of birth and citizenship.
(5) Whether or not the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime and, if so, the details of such conviction, including; the offense the applicant was convicted of, the date and court of conviction, and the sentence imposed.
(6) The applicant’s license classification and license number. All applicants must hold the proper license from the State of New York to operate a taxicab to be issued an Operator’s Permit.
C. Additional Requirements.
In addition to a completed application, an applicant must comply with the following requirements in order to be considered for an Operator’s Permit.
(1) Photograph. All Operator Permit applications shall be accompanied by four (4) unmounted, unretouched photographs of the applicant, showing head and shoulders, taken within thirty (30) days of the date of the application. Said photographs shall be two by two (2 x 2) inches in size.
(2) Fingerprints. When the application form has been completed, the applicant shall appear at the Riverhead Town Police Department to be fingerprinted. The Chief of Police shall mail a copy of the fingerprints to the Division of Criminal Justice Service, Albany, New York, requesting a fingerprint search. Prior to the fingerprinting the Town Clerk shall secure from the applicant the required fee in the form of a check or money order made payable, as required, to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services to be forwarded with such fingerprints. The fee for fingerprinting is in addition to the fees required to be paid to the Town Clerk.
(3) Physicians Statement. The applicant must submit a written statement from a medical doctor licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York stating that the applicant is physically and mentally fit to safely operate a motor vehicle.
(4) Drug Test. The applicant must submit a certification from his employer that he has passed a pre-employment drug test.
(5) Driver’s License and Abstract. The applicant must submit a copy of the applicant’s New York State driver’s license along with a New York State Driver’s Abstract detailing the applicant’s driving history dated with 10 days of the date of the application is submitted to the Town Clerk.
D. Form.
The permit shall contain the name, address, date of birth, signature and photograph of the applicant. It shall state the dates of issuance and expiration of the permit. In addition there shall be sufficient blank spaces to record any suspension or revocation of the permit.
E. Term.
The term of the permit shall be for one year from date of issuance.
F. Posting.
The permit shall be conspicuously posted and securely fastened on the visor on the driver’s side of the taxicab.
G. Renewal.
Application for the renewal of an Operator’s Permit shall be filed no later than 30 days prior to its expiration. The application shall be verified on a form furnished by the Town Clerk and shall contain the information required by §§ 99-6(B) and (C) and all their subsections. An applicant requesting to renew an Operator’s Permit shall request a renewal form from the Town Clerk either in person or in writing.
H. Temporary permit.
(1) The Town Clerk may issue a temporary permit to an applicant, who is otherwise qualified, pending the investigation of the applicant’s application for a full permit.
(2) The holder of a temporary permit shall be subject to all the provisions of this chapter. The duration of a temporary permit shall be thirty (30) days.
(3) No temporary permit may be issued until the applicant has submitted a certification from the applicant’s employer that the applicant has passed a pre-employment drug test.
I. Modification.
Any change in circumstance with regard to the information required hereinabove shall be reported in writing to the Town Clerk within thirty (30) days of occurrence.
J. Denial of Operator’s Permit.
(1) The Town Clerk shall not issue an Operator’s Permit in the following instances:
(a) The applicant has a conviction for any of the offenses:
i. A felony within the last 10 years.
ii. Any crime involving the manufacture, transportation, possession, or sale of illegal drugs as defined by New York Penal Law.
iii. A crime involving the operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
iv. Any offense that requires the applicant to register as a sex offender.
v. Reckless driving.
vi. Endangering the welfare of a child.
(b). It is determined by the Town Clerk that the applicant made a false, misleading or fraudulent statement in the application for an Operator’s Permit.
(c). The applicant has been convicted of offense for violating a provision of this chapter a minimum of 3 times.
§ 99-6. VEHICLE PERMIT.
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or permit to be operated a taxicab, from point to point within the confines of the Town of Riverhead, without having first obtained therefore a vehicle permit from the Town Clerk. All taxicabs licensed by the Town of Riverhead shall be registered in the State of New York and must have the proper registration and license plates for a taxicab as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
B. Application.
(1) To obtain a Vehicle Permit as required by this section, or any renewal thereof, a verified application shall be made to the Town Clerk, which application shall set forth the following information:
(a) The name and resident address of the applicant and the registered owner of the vehicle.
(b) The business address from which the taxicab will be used and the business license under which it will be used.
(c) The make, model, year, seating capacity, vehicle identification number and the license plate number.
(d) If the vehicle has been previously used as a taxicab and where.
(2) In addition to the application, an applicant for a Vehicle Permit shall provide the following:
(a) Proof that the vehicle is properly registered in New York State as required by this section.
(b) A valid certificate of inspection from a business licensed as a New York State Vehicle Inspection Station.
(c) Proof that the vehicle is insured as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.
C. Form.
The Vehicle Permit shall state the name and address of the registered owner; if the vehicle is leased, the name and address of the party to which it is leased; the seating capacity; the year, make and model; the license plate number; and the business license number under which the taxicab is being operated.
D. Term.
The term of the Vehicle Permit shall be for one year from date of issuance.
E. Posting.
The Vehicle Permit shall be conspicuously posted and securely fastened on the interior of such vehicle in such a manner as to be readily visible to a passenger in the rear seat.
F. Identification sticker.
(1) When issuing a Vehicle Permit, the Town Clerk shall also deliver to a sticker bearing the Vehicle Permit number, the vehicle license plate number and the expiration date of the Vehicle Permit. Each such sticker must be securely affixed to the rear bumper of the vehicle. The sticker is to remain there and shall be kept clearly visible at all times.
(2) Should this sticker become lost, stolen or destroyed through no fault of the owner, the Town Clerk shall issue a duplicate sticker at a fee as set by the Town Board.
G. Renewal.
An application for the renewal of a Vehicle Permit shall be filed no later than 30 days prior to expiration. The application shall be verified and shall set forth the information listed in § 99-6(B) of this chapter. Forms for the renewal applications shall be supplied by the Town Clerk and shall be requested by the licensee, in writing or in person no later 45 days prior to the expiration date of the current permit.
H. Modification.
Any change in circumstance with regard to the information required hereinabove shall be reported to the Town Clerk within thirty (30) days of occurrence.
§ 99-7. OPERATOR REGULATIONS.
It shall be the duty of every Operator of a taxicab to comply with the following:
A. Each Operator shall keep the interior and exterior of his taxicab clean at all times.
B. An Operator must transport all orderly persons upon request, unless already under hire.
C. An Operator must inform the Town Clerk, in writing, of any change in address within seventy-two (72) hours.
D. Operators shall thoroughly search his taxicab for lost or misplaced items after the discharge of each fare.
E. Operators shall inform the Town Clerk, in writing, within twenty-four (24) hours of the loss or theft of the Operator’s Permit.
F. Operators shall not transport a greater number of persons than the rated capacity of the taxicab as listed on the Vehicle Permit.
G. After having accepted a person for transportation, an operator must refuse to accept any other passengers without the consent of the person first accepted for transportation.
H. At the request of any passenger, an Operator must enforce no smoking in their vehicle by all occupants, including the driver, during the presence of the passenger making said request.
I. Operators may not use loudspeakers, noisemaking devices, or other attention-seeking devices.
J. Operators may not peddle any goods or property from the vehicle for hire.
K. Operators may not solicit the use of a vehicle for hire in violation of Chapter 99 of the Code of the Town of Riverhead or for any purpose other than transportation for hire.
L. An Operator may not allow any other person to use their Operator Permit.
M. Operators shall maintain a written log of all trips, showing the time and place each passenger engages the taxicab and the time and place he leaves the taxicab, as well as the fare charged. The operator shall deliver a copy of this log to the owner of the taxicab. The log shall be retained by the operator and the owner for a period of one (1) year.
N. No Operator shall engage in the act of cruising as defined in this chapter.
O. An Operator shall not conduct himself in any manner or way that is either dangerous or offensive to the general public.
P. Operator’s shall, upon request of a member the Town Attorney Investigation Unit or Town of Riverhead Police Department, produce for inspection their trip log.
Q. Operator’s shall be subject to the same requirements as a holder of a commercial driver’s license as set forth by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration with regard to the operation of vehicle and the consumption of alcohol and drugs.
R. Operator’s must submit to and pass all alcohol and/or drug tests required by this chapter.
§ 99-8. OWNER REGULATIONS.
It shall be the duty of every owner of a taxicab, as defined in this chapter, to:
A. Inspect and repair all damage or malfunction to or in the vehicle or equipment each week. All said repairs and maintenance to the vehicles shall not be made while the vehicle is on the public street, public way or public place.
B. Not allow the taxicab to be used in business if not in proper working condition.
C. Equip and maintain each taxicab with interior lights, under the control of the driver, which shall fully illuminate the passenger area when a passenger is boarding or alighting from the vehicle.
D. Not allow any person to operate the taxicab without an Operator’s Permit as defined by this chapter.
E. Maintain the Operator’s log for a period of one (1) year and which must be available for inspection by the Town, upon request, at all times during said period.
F. Report to the Town Clerk the loss or the theft of the Vehicle Permit, in writing, within twenty-four (24) hours.
G. Ensure that all Operators employed by the owner comply with all of sections regarding the duties, requirements and responsibilities of operators contained in this chapter.
H. Develop, implement and follow a written drug testing policy as defined in this chapter.
I. Upon notification that an Operator employed by the Owner has failed a drug test, the Owner must within 24 hours notify the Town Clerk in writing, that the Operator has failed a drug test and is no longer eligible to operate a taxicab in the Town of Riverhead. Notice to the Town Clerk must be sent by Certified Mail.
J. Prevent an Operator from driving any taxicab owned by the Owner upon notification that the Operator has failed a drug test until such time that the Owner is notified by the Town Clerk in writing that the Operator’s privilege to drive a taxicab in the Town of Riverhead has been restored.
K. Maintain written records regarding all drug tests administered pursuant to this chapter for a period of three (3) years and produce said records for inspection upon the request of Town Clerk, Town Board, Town Investigative Unit or Town of Riverhead Police Department.
L. Maintain a maintenance log for each vehicle owned by the Owner for a period of one (1) year and which must be available for inspection by the Town, upon request, at all times during said period.
§ 99-9. LICENSE AND PERMIT SEAL AND RECORD.
A. Each license and permit issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be stamped with the Seal of the Town of Riverhead.
B. In addition, the Town Clerk shall keep a record of all licenses and permits issued pursuant to this chapter. Such record shall list the complaints, suspensions and revocations recorded against each licensee and permit holder and such record shall be open to view by the public during regular business hours. Upon receiving any complaint, the Town Clerk shall forward such complaint to the Investigation Unit of the Town Attorney’s Office for investigation.
§ 99-10. TRANSFER OR ASSIGNMENT.
It shall be a violation of this chapter for any person to transfer or assign, or to accept transfer or assignment, of any license or permit issued under this chapter from person to person or from vehicle to vehicle.
§ 99-11. LOSS OF LICENSE OR PERMIT.
Should any license or permit issued pursuant to this chapter be lost or stolen through no fault of the licensee or permit holder, the Town Clerk shall issue a duplicate license or permit for a fee to be set by the Town Board.
§ 99-12. LOST AND FOUND ARTICLES.
All property which is lost or misplaced in the taxicab shall be kept at the address listed on the business license under which the taxicab is operated for a period of one month. After this period, if the property is still not claimed, it shall be brought to the Riverhead Town Police Department and a receipt obtained.
§ 99-13. INSPECTION.
A. Each and every taxicab licensed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to inspection by the Investigative Unit of the Town Attorney’s Office. Said inspection shall concern the cleanliness of the taxicab, the required safety equipment, and the proper posting of licenses and other items required by this chapter.
§ 99-14. POLICE INSPECTIONS.
Nothing in this chapter shall prevent the Riverhead Town Police Department from making further routine inspections.
§ 99-15. REQUEST TO SUBMIT TO TESTING
A. Any member of the Town Attorney Investigation Unit or the Riverhead Town Police Department may, upon reasonable suspicion that an Operator has consumed drugs or alcohol in violation of this chapter, the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law and/or the New York Penal Law, request that the Operator to submit to a drug and/or alcohol test.
§ 99-16. DENIAL, SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF LICENSE OR PERMIT.
A. The Town Clerk shall suspend or revoke a license or permit upon learning of a violation of this chapter. Notice of the revocation or suspension shall be mailed to the licensee or permit holder by registered mail, at the address listed on the license or permit application notifying that the license or permit holder that their license or permit has been suspended or revoked and the reason for such suspension or revocation.
B. Any license or permit holder shall be entitled to a hearing to appeal a denial, suspension or revocation. Any license or permit holder who wants to appeal a denial, or suspension or revocation must notify the Town Clerk in writing that they wish to appeal the denial, suspension or revocation. Said hearing shall be held before the Town Board. The Town Clerk shall notify the license or permit holder of the date, time and place of the hearing, in writing, at least 30 days prior to the hearing. At the close of the hearing, the Town Board may suspend, revoke or uphold the denial of the license or permit or dismiss the charges alleged. The Town Board must state the facts upon which the ruling is based.
C. Failure to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall be seen as sufficient cause for the revocation or suspension of such license or permit.
D. Conviction of a violation of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law in a court of competent jurisdiction regarding the equipment or working condition of the taxicab shall be grounds for the suspension or revocation of the Vehicle Permit.
E. The Town Clerk shall suspend any license or permit issued pursuant to this chapter upon learning that the license or permit holder has been charged with any of the offenses listed in section 99-5 (J) (1)(a).
F. The Town Clerk shall revoke any license or permit issued pursuant to this chapter upon learning:
1. that the license or permit holder has been convicted of an offense listed in section 99-5 (J) (1) (a);
2. that an application contained a false, misleading or fraudulent statement,
3. that a license or permit holder has 3 or more convictions for violating provisions of the Riverhead Town Code, or;
4. that an Operator has failed a drug test as defined herein.
§ 99-17. VEHICLE REGULATIONS.
A. Each vehicle used as a cab, as defined hereinabove, must be equipped with a permanent raised operational dome light affixed to the roof, with “taxi,” “taxicab” or the business name imprinted thereon, and must have “taxi” or “taxicab” and the business telephone number permanently affixed to each side of the exterior, not less than four inches in height, and the business name and address must be permanently affixed to the lower portion of the front door, on each side of the exterior, not less than two (2) inches in height.
B. The owner of each vehicle shall ensure that the vehicle and its equipment are inspected at least once during each week, the results of which must be noted in the written log maintained for that vehicle. Each vehicle in use must be capable of passing all Town, state and police inspections. Any and all repairs to the vehicle must be recorded in the maintenance log.
C. Each vehicle must be kept clean, sanitary, fit, of good appearance and in a safe condition for the transportation of passengers; including repair of all malfunctions and/or damages and must comply with all alterations and/or additions that may be required.
§ 99-18. PASSENGER REGULATIONS, RIGHTS AND COMPLAINTS.
A. Issuance. Upon approval of an application for a taxicab license, the Town Clerk shall issue a placard for each vehicle bearing the title: “Passenger Regulations, Rights and Complaints.”
B. Posting. Owners, at all times, and operators, while in possession of a vehicle, are responsible for keeping said placard conspicuously posted and securely fastened in the interior of each vehicle, in a clear and readable manner.
C. Contents. The placard shall set forth the activities by passengers that are prohibited, their rights and where to file complaints, as prescribed by this chapter.
§ 99-19. SURRENDER OF LICENSE OR PERMIT.
A. Disapproval, suspension or revocation.
Holders of licenses and/or permits issued pursuant to this chapter must surrender same to the Town Clerk immediately upon demand after the disapproval, suspension or revocation thereof.
B. Sales.
Holders of a license issued pursuant to this chapter, must surrender same to the Town Clerk immediately upon, and in no case later than seven (7) days from, the sale or other disposition of a business or any vehicle.
C. State actions.
Holders of licenses and/or permits issued pursuant to this chapter must surrender same to the Town Clerk immediately upon, and in no case later than seven (7) days from, suspension or revocation by the State of New York of any relevant license, permit or registration.
§ 99-20. SALE OF DISPOSITION OF VEHICLE.
Each person licensed pursuant to this chapter shall, upon the sale or other disposition of a licensed taxicab or limousine, within twenty-four (24) hours, notify the Town Clerk of the sale or other disposition, surrender the taxicab license issued for the vehicle and submit proof that the license plates have been surrendered to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
§ 99-21. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES BY PASSENGERS.
The activities by passengers set forth herein are unlawful, are therefore prohibited and are the responsibility of the passenger while occupying, engaging or in any way using a vehicle for hire:
A. Nonpayment. Passengers must pay the agreed or established fare, as indicated on the schedule of fares posted in the vehicle.
B. Disorderly conduct. Passengers must conduct themselves in an orderly manner.
§ 99-22. PASSENGER RIGHTS AND COMPLAINTS.
A. Rights.
Passengers in vehicles for hire are entitled to quiet, safe, orderly, timely, comfortable transportation, at a price stated on a Schedule of Fares, posted in the vehicle in a clear and readable manner.
B. Complaints.
Passengers who wish to file complaints regarding poor service, poor vehicle conditions, improper conduct or any other reason should do so by completing a complaint form obtained from the Town Clerk and shall file with the Town Clerk the completed complaint form.
§ 99-23. TAXI STANDS
A. The Town Board may, from time to time, by resolution establish stands at such locations upon the streets or other public places of the Town as it deems necessary for the use of the taxicabs operated and driven by the persons licensed pursuant to this chapter and prescribe the number of taxicabs that may occupy the stand at one time; however the Town Board must find that such stands are required by the public convenience and necessity and will not tend to create a traffic hazard.
B. All taxi stands may be used by any taxicab licensed pursuant to this chapter and driven by any operator possessing an operator’s permit pursuant to this chapter, provided there is a vacant space available therefor.
C. No vehicle other than a taxicab, duly licensed pursuant to this chapter shall at any time occupy any space established as a taxicab.
§ 99-23. FEES.
A. Regular fees.
The town board shall set all fess under this chapter by resolution and shall adjust said fees as the Board deems appropriate. The Town Clerk shall collect a fee, for processing the following applications, at the time applications are presented for issuance, replacement, substitution, processing or hearing:
(1) For an Owner’s License.
(2) For a Vehicle Permit.
(3) For an Operator’s permit.
(4) For processing fingerprints by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Service at prevailing fee of that agency in the form of check or money order made payable to that agency.
(5) For a Revocation Hearing.
(6) For an appeal of disapproval, suspension hearing or revocation hearing.
B. Late fees.
The Town Clerk shall collect addition fees at the time applications are presented for renewal when said applications are made in excess of thirty (30) days after the expiration date thereof.
C. Refunds.
Fees shall not be refunded in the event that an application is denied.
§ 99-24. PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES.
A. Any person or persons committing an offense against this chapter or any section or provision thereof is guilty of a violation punishable by a fine as indicated herein below or imprisonment for a period not to exceed fifteen (15) days, or by both fine and imprisonment, and each day’s continued violation shall constitute a separate offense:
(1) First offense: not more than $500.00.
(2) Second offense: not more than $1,500.00 but not less than $500.00.
(3) Third offense: not less than $1,000.00, and additionally, revocation of the license and/or permit issued pursuant to this chapter for a minimum of one (1) year, after which reinstatement shall be based on a complete new application process, including fingerprints.
B. In addition to any other remedy provided by law, the Town may bring an injunction proceeding or Supreme Court proceeding to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
C. Notwithstanding conviction for a violation hereunder, and imposition of a fine and/or imprisonment therefor, any license or permit holder shall also be liable for suspension, revocation or future disapproval of any license or permit held by him or her in his or her own or any business or corporate name for offense against this chapter. The provisions contained in this chapter regarding disapproval, suspension and revocation shall be controlling to effectuate any disapproval, suspension or revocation provided for herein.
§ 99-25. SEVERABILITY.
If any part of or provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be confined in its operation to the part of or provision of or application directly involved in the controversy in which the judgment shall have been rendered and shall not affect or impair the validity of the remainder of this chapter or the application thereof to other persons or circumstances.
§ 99-26. WHEN EFFECTIVE.
A. The provisions of this chapter shall take effect immediately.
B. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Owners and Operators, as defined herein, shall have 6 months to from the date of adoption of this chapter to comply with the requirements of this chapter.
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Dated: Riverhead, New York
May 3, 2011
BY ORDER OF
THE TOWN BOARD
OF THE TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
DIANE M. WILHELM, Town Clerk
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LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead adopted a local law amending Chapter 101 entitled, “Vehicles & Traffic” of the Riverhead Town Code at its regular meeting held on May 3, 2011. Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead as follows:
Chapter 101
Vehicles and Traffic
ARTICLE V
Parking, Standing and Stopping
§ 101-10. Parking prohibited.
The parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited in the locations as follows:
Name of Street    Remsen Road
Side        North
Location    From a point at its intersection with North Country Road in an easterly direction for a distance of 250 feet
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Dated: Riverhead, New York
May 3, 2011
BY ORDER OF
THE TOWN BOARD
OF THE TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
DIANE M. WILHELM, Town Clerk
8399-1T 5/12
LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
NOTICE OF PRESENTATION
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public presentation of the Town of Riverhead’s MS4 Annual Report will be presented on May 26, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., at Riverhead Town Hall, Town Board Meeting Room, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, New York.
Dated: Riverhead, New York
May 5, 2011
BY AUTHORITY OF
NEW YORK STATE
POLLUTANT DISCHARGE
ELIMINATION SYSTEM
PERMIT No. GP-0-10-002
DIANE M. WILHELM,
TOWN CLERK
8400-1T 5/12
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of formation of 20 WEST 84th STREET, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/2011. Office location, County of Suffolk. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Jay P. Quartararo, Esq., PO Box 9298, Riverhead NY 11901-9398. Purpose: any lawful act. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2050.
8401-6T 5/12, 19, 26; 6/2, 9, 16
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the following purchases will be received by the Purchasing Agent of the Riverhead Central School District, at the District Office, located at 700 Osborne Avenue, Riverhead, New York no later than 3:00 p.m. prevailing time on Wednesday May 25, 2011 at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud:
Bid No. RH11-016
Grass Seed & Fertilizer
Bid No. RH11-017
Food for Family & Consumer Sciences
Specifications may be examined and obtained at the District Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
Riverhead Central School District reserves the right to reject and declare invalid any or all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities in the proposals received, all in the best interests of the School District.
Each proposal must be submitted on the forms provided in the bid package, in a sealed envelope with the name of the bidder, and the bid name marked clearly on the outside of the envelope. A Certificate of Non-Collusion must accompany all bid submissions.
Christine Schnell, CPPB
Purchasing Agent – Riverhead CSD
631-369-8565
May 12, 2011
8402-1T 5/12
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
MANORVILLE FIRE DISTRICT
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Board of Fire Commissioners of the MANORVILLE FIRE DISTRICT, Suffolk County, New York, will be accepting sealed bills at Fire District Headquarters, 14 Silas Carter Road, Manorville, New York, at a Regular Meeting to be held on June 6, 2011 at 7:30 PM (prevailing time) at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:
– Safety Training Trailer w/ 2 Interior rooms, including an Interactive Kitchenette Training Room and an Interactive Bedroom Training Room. (Approx. 21’)
Bids will be submitted in sealed envelopes to District Headquarters at 14 Silas Carter Road, Manorville, New York by 7:30p.m. (prevailing time) June 6, 2011, and shall bear on the face thereof the name and address of the bidder.
Detailed Specifications regarding bidding are available on or after May 6, 2011, at Fire District Headquarters, 14 Silas Carter Road, Manorville, New York, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00a.m. and 3:00p.m.
The contract for the above item shall be awarded by the Board of Fire Commissioners to the lowest responsible bidder. In cases where two or more responsible bidders submit identical bids as to price, the Board of Fire Commissioners may award the contract to either of such bidders. The Board of Fire Commissioners reserves the right to reject all bids and re-advertise for new bids in its discretion.
No bid may be withdrawn by any bidder for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the bid opening.
Dated: May 3, 2011
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF
MANORVILLE FIRE DISTRICT,
Towns of Brookhaven and Riverhead, County of Suffolk, New York.
Donna Leotta
District Secretary
8403-1T 5/12
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that an Order by the Supreme Court Suffolk County on the 29 day of April 2011, bearing Index No. 14473-11, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at The Juliette A. Kinsella Building, Riverhead, New York, grants MARIANNA RAMIREZ the right to assume the name MARIANNA RAMIREZ-LEAL. Her present address is 754 Flanders RD. Apt. Unit B, Riverhead, NY 11901. MARIANNA RAMIREZ’s date of birth is October 28, 2004.
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