NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the _27th__ day of April 2022 at _4:30 and 6:30 p.m._____ concerning:
Amending the Code of the County of Putnam by adding a new Chapter 198, entitled “SCHOOL BUS CAMERA DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM” in its entirety which was adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on April 5, 2022, by Resolution #65.
This Local Law Amends the Code of the County of Putnam by adding a new Chapter 198 entitled “SCHOOL BUS CAMERA DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM” thus establishing a School Bus Camera Demonstration Program as authorized by section 1174-a of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law. Sections 198-1 through 198-11, would regulate and impose monetary liability on owners of vehicles when the operator of said vehicle fails to stop for a properly marked school bus in violation of section 1174 of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law in Putnam County. The County may implement such program by installing and operating school bus photo violation monitoring systems on school buses pursuant to agreements with school districts within the County.
Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.
At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same. Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to
This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon its filing with the NYS Secretary of State.
Dated: April 13, 2022
Carmel, New York
Jennifer S. Bumgarner
Putnam County Attorney