Volkswagen 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 17, 2009
PROVIDENT NEW YORK BANCORP>
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (845) 369-8040
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 17, 2009, Richard F. Nozell notified Provident New York Bancorp (the “Company”) that he plans to retire and resign from the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), as well as the board of directors of Provident Bank and Provident Municipal Bank, effective as of the date of the annual meeting to be held on February 18, 2010.
In connection with Mr. Nozell’s retirement, the Board took action to decrease the number of directors that constitute the Board from thirteen to twelve directors, pursuant to Article II, Section 1 of the Company’s Bylaws, effective February 18, 2010.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 17, 2009, the Board voted to approve a fifth stock repurchase program to commence upon the completion of its current repurchase program. This new authorization covers the repurchase of up to two million (2,000,000) shares of outstanding common stock. The Company has approximately 190,000 shares remaining under its current authorization The timing of the repurchases will depend on certain factors, including but not limited to, market conditions and prices, the Company’s liquidity requirements and alternative uses of capital.
A copy of the press release announcing the Board’s action is attached hereto as an exhibit and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release dated December 21, 2009.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.