|It is hereby certified that:
|FIRST: ESSEX COUNTY is a public corporation as defined in Section 66 of the General Construction Law of the State of New York.
|SECOND: The name of the public corporation is: ESSEX COUNTY
|THIRD: The principal location of the public corporation is in the county of: ESSEX
|FOURTH: The public corporation hereby designates the Secretary of State of the State of New York as its agent upon whom a Notice of Claim against the public corporation may be served.
|FIFTH: The name, post office address and email address of an officer, person or designee, nominee or other agent-in-fact to which the Secretary of State shall transmit a copy of any Notice of Claim served upon the Secretary of State as the Public Corporationís agent is:
|SIXTH: The time limit for service of a Notice of Claim upon the public corporation is: In any case founded in tort,where a notice of claim is required to be filed, it shall be served within 90 days after the claim arises per NYS GML section 50-e.
|SEVENTH: Any statutory provisions uniquely pertaining to the public corporation and the commencement of an action or proceeding against it are as follows: The provisions of NYS Gen. Mun, Law 50-e shall apply. All requirements relating to form,content,time limitations,exceptions,extentions and any other procedural requirements with respect to a notice of claim and it's filing still apply to the notice of claim served upon the Secretary of State. The County will still have the same defenses available as to the nature,sufficiency, legality, defects, and appropriateness of the notice of claim, or to any challenges to the timeliness of the service of a notice of claim.
|EIGHTH: The New York State Vendor Identification Number (Vendor ID) for the public corporation is: REDACTED
|Note: If the public corporation does not have a Vendor ID issued by the Office of the State Comptroller the Department of State will contact the public corporation regarding issuance of a Vendor ID when fees for service of Notices of Claim are available for distribution. The public corporation will not receive distributions of its share of fees for service of Notices of Claim until it has been assigned a Vendor ID by the Office of the State Comptroller.
|NINTH: Distributions to the public corporation for its share of fees for service of Notices of Claim will be sent to the following Remittance Address: