Notice for Public Hearing 26th day of September, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 26th day of September, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. concerning:


Adding a new Chapter 217 to the Putnam County Code, Entitled “Synthetic Drugs, Ban on Sale and Possession of”, which was adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on September 4, 2018 by Resolution R#201.

This Local Law adds a new Chapter to the Putnam County Code which makes it a misdemeanor to sell or possess a synthetic drug, unless such synthetic drug is legally prescribed by a physician, and which allows any local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction to enforce such prohibitions.

Copies of the Local Law are available at the Office of the Putnam County Legislature, Room 313, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512.

At the aforesaid time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning same. Comments will also be accepted via regular mail submitted to the above referenced address, electronic mail to and facsimile to (845) 808-1901.

This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the New York State Secretary of State.

Dated: September 13, 2018
Carmel, New York

Jennifer S. Bumgarner
Putnam County Attorney