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- STATE OF EMERGENCY - Irondequoit Bay


As Supervisor of the Town of Penfield, I, R. Anthony Lafountain, exercising the authority given me under Section 24 of the New York State Executive Law, issue the following Executive Order:

This executive order hereby regulates the rate in which vessels navigating Irondequoit Bay can travel within the Town limits of the Town of Penfield. Any vessel navigating Irondequoit Bay within 500 feet of the shoreline shall travel at an idle speed and shall create no wake. Any vessel traveling beyond a distance of 500 feet from the shoreline shall not exceed a speed limit of five (5) miles per hour.

Any person who knowingly disobeys this emergency order shall be in violation of Section 232-15B of the Penfield Town Code, and shall be punished pursuant to Section 232-41 of the Penfield Town Code. This order shall be effective at 5:00 pm, May 12, 2017, and remain in effect for a period not to exceed thirty days or until rescinded by the chief executive, whichever occurs first.


R. Anthony LaFountain, Supervisor Town of Penfield

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