Proposal Number Five,
In Relation to a Land
Exchange in the State Forest Preserve with NYCO Minerals, Inc.
amendment to section 1 of article 14 of the Constitution would
Legislature to convey forest preserve land located in the town
of Lewis, Essex County, to NYCO
Minerals, a private company that plans on expanding an existing
mine that adjoins the forest preserve
land. In exchange, NYCO Minerals would give the State at least
the same amount of land of at least
the same value, with a minimum assessed value of $1 million, to
be added to the forest preserve,
When NYCO Minerals finishes mining, it would restore the
condition of the land and return it to the
forest preserve. Shall the proposed amendment be approved?
Proposal Number Six,
Increasing Age until which Certain State Judges Can Serve
The proposed amendment
to the Constitution, amending sections 2 and 25 of article 6, would
increase the maximum age until which certain state judges may serve
as follows: (a) a Justice of the
Supreme Court would be eligible for five additional two-year terms
after the present retirement age of
70, instead of the three such terms currently authorized; and (b) a
Judge of the Court of Appeals who
reaches the age of 70 while in office would be permitted to remain
in service on the Court for up to 10
years beyond the present retirement age of 70 in order to complete
the term to which that Judge was
appointed. Shall the proposed amendment be approved?
Term limits---and OUT!!!
Town of Concord
(Excluding the Village of Springville)
Shall the Defined
Benefit program established by the Length of Service Award Program
by the voters of the Town of Concord, County of Erie, State of New
York, be amended to provide that
effective January 1, 2014, amend the existing plan to increase the
maximum number of years earned
from 20 to 30 years in the Length of Service Award Program, at no
additional cost, BE APPROVED?