Certificate of Designation
For Service of Notice of Claim
 
of
 
COUNTY OF COLUMBIA
 
(Pursuant to Section 53 of the General Municipal Law)
 
 
It is hereby certified that:
FIRST: COUNTY OF COLUMBIA 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: COUNTY OF COLUMBIA
THIRD: The principal location of the public corporation is in the county of: COLUMBIA
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:
Post Office Address: COLUMBIA COUNTY ATTORNEY ROBERT J. FITZSIMMONS
401 STATE STREET
SUITE 2B
HUDSON, NY 12534
 
Email Address: ROB.FITZSIMMONS@COLUMBIACOUNTYNY.COM
SIXTH: The time limit for service of a Notice of Claim upon the public corporation is: Pursuant to Section 50-e(a) of the General Municipal Law, "in any case founded upon tort where notice of claim is required by law as a condition precedent to the commencement of an action or special proceeding...the notice of claim...shall be served within ninety days after the claim arises."
SEVENTH: Any statutory provisions uniquely pertaining to the public corporation and the commencement of an action or proceeding against it are as follows: None
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:
                           COLUMBIA COUNTY CONTROLLER/AUDITOR
401 STATE STREET
HUDSON, NY 12534
Note: The Remittance Address for public corporations with a Vendor ID must match the public corporationís Remittance Address in the New York State Vendor Management System. If the Remittance Address provided does not match the address on file in the New York State Vendor Management System, the public corporationís share of fees cannot be distributed. To update the public corporationís Remittance Address on file in the New York State Vendor Management System the public corporation must access and update its vendor record at www.osc.state.ny.us.
 
 
Date: July 08, 2013
 
 
BRENT R. STACK ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY
Signature Title of Signer
 
 
 
FILED BY THE NYS DEPARTMENT OF STATE ON: 07/08/2013
FILE NUMBER: 20130708000414