Legal Disclaimer & Terms of Service

By visiting this site, you understand and agree that People First of the City of Utica, New York site is provided “AS IS.” People First endeavors to offer the most current, correct, and complete information in this website. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors may occur or there may be a time delay between changes in information and incorporation into the website.

People First has provided this website as a public service for use by agency personnel and the general public to review and retrieve publicly available information about the. People First reserves the right to make changes to this website at any time without notice. The People First web pages are not intended as a public forum.

The information contained herein is not official nor in any way shall it be deemed to constitute legal notice where such legal notice is required by law. The information contained in this site is provided as a service and convenience to people needing information about People First. Portions of the information on this site may be incorrect or not current.

People First disclaims any responsibility and does not warrant or make representations or endorsements as to the quality, content, accuracy, or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links and other items contained on this website or any other website. Such materials have been compiled from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice from People First. In any situation where the official printed document differs from the information contained in this website, the official printed document takes precedence.

By using the website, you assume all risks associated with such use. People First shall not be liable for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use or misuse of the People First website and/or the information contained in the People First site. People First, its officers, employees or agents shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy or timeliness of any such information, or damages incurred from the viewing, distributing, or copying of those materials.

Certain materials contained herein may be entitled to copyright, service mark or trademark protection under state and federal law. Such materials remain the property of their respective owners, and the unauthorized use or republication of those materials may be subject to a legal action for infringement. Except to the extent allowed by law, the use or republication of the materials contained on this website is prohibited without the written permission of People First.

The design of this site, original graphics, and original content are all copyrighted by the People First and may not be re-engineered, distributed, modified, transmitted, re-used, reposted, or duplicated without the express written permission of People First in each instance. All requests to use any part of the original design, code, graphics or content of this site should be made by sending a request to the following email address:

This website includes links to other websites, including external links to information and websites not under the direct control of People First. Links to other sites from this site are allowed only with permission of People First’s Webmaster. Links or references to other information, websites, or organizations do not constitute an endorsement of these sites or their content by People First. People First does not make any representation about these sites or the materials available there. People First is not responsible for, and specifically disclaims responsibility for, the content of any such external link. People First is not responsible for any information located at any website. People First shall not be liable for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from accessing other websites from the People First website.

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by People First or its officers, employees or agents.

If you link to the People First site, you must abide by the following practices:

  • Link to, but do not replicate, our content;
  • Do not create a browser or border environment around our content. Always open our site in a new window. Do not open our site in your frames;
  • Do not imply our endorsement or your site or your products;
  • Do not misrepresent your relationship with us;
  • Do not use our logo on your site without express written permission;
  • Your site must not contain content that could be considered illegal, distasteful or controversial, and should only contain content that relates to the People First website subject matter.

If you decide to link to us, we would like to know about it. Please contact the webmaster by sending an email to:

Communications made through e-mail and message systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to People First or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives where notice to People First is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.

Requests for reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should be directed to the People First at 315-735-5246.

People First respects your privacy and will endeavor to use any requested data solely for purposes of conducting official business. However, you should be aware of the fact that correspondence, e-mail, and other documents submitted to People First may have to be made available for public review and inspection as well as photocopying by members of the public in accordance with the New York State Freedom of Information act, with certain limited exceptions.

Unauthorized attempts to modify or otherwise alter any information or image stored on the People First website may result in criminal prosecution.

All People First computer systems are subject to monitoring at all times to assure proper functioning of the systems, to provide security for the computer system’s operation and information contained therein, to prevent unauthorized use, and to deter and investigate violations of law. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of this website.

People First is committed to affirmatively further fair housing for all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or familial status. We comply with Title VIII of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1968, also referred to as the “Fair Housing Act,” which prohibits discrimination against occupants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. People First also adheres to the Federal Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Action (ADA) of 1990, the New York State Human Rights Law, and Section 602 of the New York State Private Housing Finance Law. All contractors retained for our projects must promote fair housing and comply with the Fair Housing Act and fair housing laws and regulations.