RESOLUTION NO. 58-14
OPPOSING USE OF MADISON COUNTY SEALS BY STATE OF NEW YORK
WHEREAS, the State of New York has passed a gun control law referred to as the New York SAFE Act; and
WHEREAS, this Act clearly indicates that the enforcement of this law is the responsibility of New York State; and
WHEREAS, in recent discussions the State has indicated an interest in using the
Madison County Seal and the names of the offices of Madison County Sheriff and Madison County Clerk in pistol permit recertification notices, and
WHEREAS, the Madison County Sheriff and the Madison County Clerk have voiced their strong objection to this request and suggestion;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Madison County Board of Supervisors denies the State of New York permission to use the name, seal of the County, letter head or address for purposes of corresponding with legal and registered gun owners regarding permit recertification for any other purpose associated with the SAFE Act; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that copies of this resolution be transmitted to the office of the Governor of New York State, the Superintendent of Police, NYS Senator David Valesky and NYS Assemblyman William Magee.
ADOPTED: AYES – 1500 NAYS – 0
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