A LOCAL LAW AUTHORIZING THE USE OF VIDEOCONFERENCING FOR MEETINGS OF

A LOCAL LAW AUTHORIZING THE USE OF
VIDEOCONFERENCING FOR MEETINGS OF

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE ZONING BVOARD OF APPEALS AND THE PLANNING BOARD
BE IT ENACTED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF GRAND VIEW-ON-HUDSON, as follows:
Section1. The use of videoconferencing is hereby authorized to be used for any meeting of any Board
that is subject to the provisions of Article of the Public Officers Law, otherwise known as the Open
Meeting Law, provide that the procedures adopted for such use by the Board of Trustees have been
complied with and provided that at least three members of the Board are present in a location that is
open to the public. The Mayor or the Chairman of the respective Board shall decide, at least tow weeks
prior to the meeting if the meeting shall be subject to videoconferencing.


Section 2. Members of the Board of Trustees, the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board shall
be physically present at the meetings of such respective Boards unless the member is unable to be
present due to extraordinary circumstances, in which case such member may attend the meeting by
videoconferencing. Extraordinary circumstances include disability, illness, caregiving responsibilities, or
any other significant or unexpected factor or event that precludes the member’s physical attendance at
the meeting.


Section 3. If videoconferencing is used for a meeting, public notice of the meeting shall inform the
public that videoconferencing will be used, how the public can view and participate in such meeting,
where required documents and records will be posed or available, and identify the physical location for
the meeting where the public can attend.


Section 4. This local law shall take effect immediately.