gavelTO THE: TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF MONROE, ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK; AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF KIRY AS JOEL, ORANGE COUNTY, NEW YORK:

Pursuant to New York State General Municipal Law Article 17, the undersigned petitioners (the "Petitioners") in the Town of Monroe, Orange County, New York (the "Town") hereby petition for annexation of territory (the 'Territory) comprised of 71 tax lots and approximately 164 acres from the Town to the Village ofKiryas Joel, Orange County, New York (the"Village").