Public Hearing to consider prohibiting Vaping in Town Parks

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accordance with Town Board Resolution No. 2020 – 180, that a public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Niskayuna by videoconference on the twenty eighth (28th) day of July, 2020 at 7:00 p.m to consider the following amendments to Chapter 147, entitled Parks and Recreation Areas, of the Code of the Town of Niskayuna:

Amend Section 147-5(H) of the Code of the Town of Niskayuna to expressly prohibit vaping and the use of electronic cigarettes within the confines of any Niskayuna Town park. “Vaping” means the use of an electronic cigarette. “Electronic cigarette” means electronic devices that deliver nicotine to the user. These devices do not contain tobacco, rather they heat up liquid nicotine and emit vapor.

A copy of the text of the proposed amendments will be available for inspection at under the “News and Announcement” tab.

To participate in the public hearing by videoconference, copy this link in your web browser: To join the public hearing by telephone, dial: +1 754-610-3088 and enter the following PIN: 346388428. If you are unable to participate electronically or by telephone but would like to submit a comment to be read during the public hearing, please email your comment to by 5:00pm on July 28th, 2020.

The Town Board of the Town of Niskayuna will hear all persons interested during the aforementioned public hearing.

BY ORDER of the Town Board of the Town of Niskayuna, New York.


Michele M. Martinelli

        Town Clerk

                                                                                                                 Town of Niskayuna

Dated: April 10, 2020


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