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VILLAGE OF LAKE PLACID, INC. - RESOLUTION #104-2016 Abolishment of Remaining Village Justice Position and Village Justice Court


WHEREAS,  under New York Village Law Section 3-301 the Village may abolish the position or positions of Village Justice by resolution, subject to permissive referendum, to take effect upon the expiration of the term of the then current Justice, and


                          WHEREAS, the Village Board did abolish one Village Justice position effective April 6, 2015, leaving the remaining Village Justice position, and


                          WHEREAS, the Village Board has, since the abolishment of one Village Justice position, further studied and considered the abolishment of the Village Justice Court and the remaining Village Justice position, and


                          WHEREAS, the term of Justice William Hulshoff will expire on the first Monday in April 2017, and


                          WHEREAS, the State of New York encourages municipalities to eliminate duplication of services and consolidate services wherever and whenever possible, and


                          WHEREAS, the Village Board has determined that it is desirable to abolish the Village Justice Court and remaining Village Justice position to eliminate duplication of services, and


                          WHEREAS, in order to fully abolish the Village Justice Court and the Village Justice positions by April, 2017, it is now timely to abolish/eliminate the one Village Justice position due to expire on the first Monday in April of 2017.


                          NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Village Board of Trustees for the Village of Lake Placid does hereby abolish the position of Village Justice now held by Justice William Hulshoff, effective at the expiration of his present term, and further be it resolved that the Village Justice Court be abolished effective on the expiration of the term of Justice William Hulshoff.


ADOPTED on motion by on Trustee Art Devlin, seconded by Trustee Scott Monroe, with a roll call vote as follows:


                          Trustee Art Devlin              Aye                         Trustee Scott Monroe    Aye                             

                          Trustee Peter Holderied      Aye                         Mayor Craig Randall     Aye                         


                          Trustee Jason Leon             Absent


This Resolution shall take effect immediately.


Dated:   May 2, 2016


Parking Fees, Times and Permit Spaces to Increase
The Village Board, in an attempt to better manage parking on Main Street, voted at last evening’s meeting to increase the annual parking permit fee and the bank parking lot, clock tower parking lot and curbside parking fees from the Post Office to One Main Street. Maximum parking time curbside and in the bank and clock tower parking lots will also increase from two hours to four hours.
Effective May 10th, annual permit parking fees will increase to $150/year (42 cents per day) while the aforementioned parking lots and curbside parking will increase to $2.00/hour (at a date yet to be announced). Additional permit parking spaces will be designated along Parkside Ave., Mirror Lake Drive and the Stewart’s Parking lot on lower Main Street. Parking fees in the Municipal Lot across from the Post Office will remain at 50 cents per hour or $5.00 per day maximum.


Welcome to the Village of Lake Placid official website. The Village of Lake Placid was incorporated in 1900 and is located in the Town of North Elba in the Adirondack Mountains in the northwestern corner of Essex County, New York. The Village is internationally known having proudly hosted the Winter Olympics twice in 1932 and 1980 and is the site of the "Miracle on Ice" when the USA men's hockey team defeated the heavily favored USSR team to go on and win the Gold Medal in the '80 Olympics.  Lake Placid is also home to one of only three year-round United States Olympic Training Centers and periodically hosts world-class competitions in downhill and Nordic skiing, biathlon, ski jumping, luge, bobsledding, skeleton, speed skating and figure skating.


In a setting offering incredible views of the Adirondack Mountains including New York State's highest peak at Mt. Marcy, Lake Placid provides a plethora of outdoor activities from downhill skiing on Whiteface, the Olympic Mountain, to cross-country skiing, year-round hiking, fishing, ice-climbing, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and snowmobiling. The Village of Lake Placid annually host the Empire State Winter Games in February, the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horseshows in late June, and the Lake Placid Ironman in July.

In addition, the Village of Lake Placid offers outstanding dining experiences at its many restaurants, hotels and resorts, unique shopping experiences along its picturesque Main Street and many cultural activities. The Lake Placid Center for the Arts offers year-round music, dance, theatre, film and family programs. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta is a summer chamber orchestra whose musicians come from larger orchestras and university faculties throughout the country. For six weeks in the summer the Sinfonietta offers weekly classical performances at the Center for the Arts on Sunday evenings, in Mid's Park on Main Street on Wednesday evenings, and at various locations in the Adirondacks.  The Lake Placid Film Forum was co-founded in 2000 by author Russell Banks, former New York Daily News Critic Kathleen Carroll and artist Naj Wikoff and is an annual mid-June event which, like a film festival, exhibits a series of films and often features the filmmakers and cast members who attend the screenings.  The Lake Placid Institute creates opportunities for learning, sharing, and enjoying the cultural life of the Adirondacks.

A small town with a big city feel, the Village of Lake Placid is a great place to raise a family. Both public and private schools offer a well-rounded education to our children at the Lake Placid Central School, North Country School, Northwood School and National Sports Academy. Excellent health care facilities are provided by Adirondack Health with 24-hour emergency services, outpatient services and primary and specialty care services.

The Village of Lake Placid 
maintains this website to provide village related news, meetings, documents and contact information to our residents and visitors alike.



Lake Placid Village, Inc.

North Elba Town Hall

2693 Main Street

Lake Placid, NY 12946

Phone: (518) 523-2597

Fax: (518) 523-1321









Craig H. Randall, Mayor

Phone: (518) 523-2584

Fax:     (518) 523-1321

Email:   MayorRandall@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov




Ellen M. Clark, Village Clerk
Phone: 518-523-2584
Fax:     518-523-1321
Email:  ClerkClark@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov




Paul J. Ellis, Village Treasurer

Phone: 518-523-9952
Fax:     518-523-1362

Email:  Treasurer@villageoflakeplacid.ny.gov 




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