New York State seal

July 17, 1979

SUBJECT: INSURANCE

WITHDRAWN

Circular Letter NO. 19

INFORMATION BULLETIN # 5

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 Section 33-a of the Insurance Law, to date, the following Municipalities have filed with the Insurance Department a notice of intention to claim against fire insurance proceeds. Affected companies are hereby advised that before paying claims on policies issued, re-issued 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 herein below:

Village of Kenmore

Ms. Phyllis Higgins

Village Clerk-Treasurer

Village of Kenmore

2919 Delaware Avenue

Kenmore, NY 14217

(716) 873 5700

Village of Hempstead

Mr. Frank E. DeSetto

Village Clerk-Treasurer

Village of Hempstead

99 Nichols Court

Hempstead, NY 11551

(516) 489 3400

Village of Spring Valley

Ms. Julia Jacaruso, Clerk-Treas.

Village of Spring Valley

Rockland County, NY 10977

Village of Williamsville

Ms. Theresa L. Cummins

Village Clerk-Treasurer

Village of Williamsville

5583 Main Street

Williamsville. NY 14221

(716) 632 4120

Village of Green Island

Mr. Francis X. Houle, III

Deputy Treasurer

Village of Green Island

20 Clinton Street

Green Island, NY 12183

Chautauqua County

Mr. Lorron G. Caryl

Finance Director

County Office Bldg.

Mayville, NY 14757

(716) 753 4223

Wyoming County

Mrs. Shirley T. Holbrook Treas.

County of Wyoming

Wyoming County Treasurers Office

Court House Bldg.

Warsaw, NY 14569

Orange County

Mr. Raymond A. Schwarz

Commissioner of Finance

Orange County Government Ctr.

Goshen, NY 10924

(914) 294 5151 Ext. 120

Wayne County

Mrs. Lois Van Hoover

Wayne County Treasurer

9 Pearl Street

Lyons, NY 14489

(315) 946 4823

City of Rochester

Mr. Louis N. Kash

Corporation Counsel

City of Rochester

400A City Hall

Rochester, NY 14614

(716) 428 6986

City of Utica

Mr. Louis A. Barile, City Treas.

City of Utica

One Kennedy Plaza

Utica, NY 13502

(315) 798 3210

City of Newburgh

Ms. Marlene A. Koisch, City Clk.

City of Newburgh

City Hall

Newburgh, NY 12550

(914) 565 3209

Orleans County

Ms. Mary B. Basinait

Orleans County Treasurer

Court House

Albion, NY 14411

(716) 589 5353

Suffolk County

Ms. Jean H. Tuthill

Suffolk County Treasurer

Suffolk County Center

Riverhead, NY 11901

City of Buffalo

Ms. Margaret Anderson

Assistant Corporation Counsel

Mayor's Task Force on Housing

Frank A. Sedita City Ct. Bldg.

Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 847 8256

City of Long Beach

Mrs. Catherine Pirrone

City Hall

One West Chester St.

Long Beach, NY 11561

(516) 431 1000 Ext. 233

City of Syracuse

Mr. Frank L. Canino

Commissioner of Finance

City of Syracuse

106 City Hall

Syracuse, NY 13202

City of Troy

Mr. Anton L. Miorin,

City Treasurer

City Hall

One Monument Square

Troy, NY 12180

(518) 270 4406

City of New York

Ms. Dorothy Joseph

City Collector

NYC Department of Finance

139 Centre Street

New York, NY 10013

(212) 566 3947

City of Yonkers

Mr. Fred A. Schnur,

Comptroller

City of Yonkers

City Hall

Yonkers, NY 10701

(914) 963 3980 Exts. 321 & 322

As additional municipalities file, the names of the official who should be contacted before claims are paid will be available in the Tax Liens Records Office. Inquiries should be made directly to:

Herbert F. Campbell

Tax Liens Records Office

(212) 488-3838 / 488-7578

Very truly yours,

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ALBERT B. LEWIS

Superintendent of Insurance