Certificate of Designation
For Service of Notice of Claim
 
of
 
CITY OF OLEAN
 
(Pursuant to Section 53 of the General Municipal Law)
 
 
It is hereby certified that:
FIRST: CITY OF OLEAN 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: CITY OF OLEAN
THIRD: The principal location of the public corporation is in the county of: CATTARAUGUS
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: OLEAN CITY CLERK, ALEXANDER J UTECHT
PO BOX 668
101 EAST STATE STREET
OLEAN, NY 14760
 
Email Address: AUTECHT@CITYOFOLEAN.ORG
SIXTH: The time limit for service of a Notice of Claim upon the public corporation is: All claims for injury to person or property alleged to have been caused or sustained by reason of defects in, want of repair or obstruction of any of the highways, streets, street lights, alleys, sidewalks or crosswalks or public places in the city, shall be presented in writing to the common council within thirty (30) days after the date of the alleged injury. Charter sec. 6.006(a)
SEVENTH: Any statutory provisions uniquely pertaining to the public corporation and the commencement of an action or proceeding against it are as follows: Charter sec. 6.006 (a) All claims for injury to person or property alleged to have been caused or sustained by reason of defects in, want of repair or obstruction of any of the highways, streets, street lights, alleys, sidewalks or crosswalks or public places in the city, shall be presented in writing to the common council within thirty (30) days after the date of the alleged injury. (b) Such statement in writing shall state the time, place, cause, nature and extent of the alleged injuries as far as practicable, and shall be verified by an affidavit of the claimant or his agent or attorney to the effect that same is true to his knowledge or his best information and belief. (c) The omission to present any such claim in the manner and within the time limit in this section shall be a bar to any action against the city therefor. Charter sec. 6.005 The city shall not be liable for any damage or injury sustained in consequence of defects in, want of repair, or obstruction of any of the highways, streets, alleys, sidewalks, crosswalks or public places of the city unless notice in writing shall have been served upon the mayor or acting mayor at least twenty-four(24) hours before happening of the casualty from which such injury or damage may have resulted and unless notice in writing shall have been served upon the mayor within forty-eight (48) hours in case injury is sustained by a resident, and within five (5) days in case the injury is sustained by a nonresident, after the happening of the casulaty from which such damage or injury may have resulted. Each of such notices shall particularly state such defect, want of care or obstruction, and the location thereof, and shall be served by delivering to, and leaving the same with the mayor or acting mayor personally.
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:
                           CITY OF OLEAN
PO BOX 668
101 EAST STATE STREET
OLEAN, NY 14760
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 15, 2013
 
 
LINDA L WITTE OLEAN CITY MAYOR
Signature Title of Signer
 
 
 
FILED BY THE NYS DEPARTMENT OF STATE ON: 07/15/2013
FILE NUMBER: 20130715000974