New York State seal

May 5, 1978

SUBJECT: INSURANCE

WITHDRAWN

Circular Letter No. 9

INFORMATION BULLETIN # 4

To: ALL INSURERS LICENSED TO WRITE FIRE INSURANCE IN NEW YORK STATE

RE: LIENS AGAINST THE PROCEEDS OF FIRE INSURANCE POLICIES

In accordance with the provisions of Chapters 738 and 739, Laws of 1977, which added Section 22 to the General Municipal Law and Section 33-a to the Insurance Law, the following cities, counties and villages have filed with the Insurance Department a notice of intention to claim against fire insurance proceeds. Since said notices are now effective, affected companies are hereby advised that before paying claims on policies issued, reissued or renewed after November 3, 1977, covering property in the respective cities, counties or villages, inquiries regarding a possible lien should be made by contacting the local official noted hereinbelow:

Cities:

NYC Department of Finance

Mr. Joseph Kuretz

Acting City Collector

139 Centre Street

New York, NY 10013

(212) 566-3947

City of Troy

Mr. Anton L. Miorin

City Treasurer

City Hall

One Monument Square

Troy, NY 12180

(518) 270-4406

City of Newburgh

Ms. Marlene A. Koisch

City Clerk

City Hall

Newburgh, NY 12550

(914) 565-3209

City of Syracuse

Mr. Frank Canino

Commissioner of Finance

106 City Hall

Syracuse, NY 13202

City of Buffalo

Ms. Margaret Anderson

Assistant Corporation Counsel

Mayor's Task Force on Housing

Frank A. Sedita

City Court Bldg.

Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 847-8256

Counties:

County of Wyoming

Mrs. Shirley T. Holbrook

Treasurer

Wyoming County Treasurer's Office

Court House Building

Warsaw, NY 14569

Villages:

Village of Kenmore

Ms. Phyllis Higgins

Village Clerk-Treasurer

2919 Delaware Avenue

Kenmore, NY 14217

(716) 873-5700

Village of Green Island

Mr. Francis X. Houle, III

Deputy Treasurer

20 Clinton Street

Green Island, NY 12183

Village of Williamsville

Ms. Theresa L. Cummins

Village Clerk-Treasurer

5583 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

(716)632-4120

Village of Spring Valley

Ms. Julia Jacaruso

Clerk-Treasurer

Rockland County, NY 19877

Please be advised that this is the final Information Bulletin. Hereafter further inquiries should be made directly to:

Mr. Herbert F. Campbell

Tax Liens Records Office

Very truly yours,

[SIGNATURE]

ALBERT B. LEWIS

Superintendent of Insurance