Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 8.
Drug-free workplace policy — See Ch. 12.
ARTICLE ISecond Village Justice (§ 24-1 — § 24-6)
ARTICLE IIAdministrator (§ 24-7 — § 24-15)
§ 24-1Position established.
§ 24-2Acting Village Justice abolished.
§ 24-3Term of office.
§ 24-4Original appointment to position.
§ 24-5First elected term.
A second office of Village Justice is hereby established for the Village of LeRoy.
The office of Acting Village Justice is hereby abolished for the Village of LeRoy.
The term of office of the second Village Justice shall be four official years.
If this resolution becomes effective more than 20 days prior to the third Tuesday of the month preceding the end of the current official year, the Mayor shall appoint a Village Justice for the remainder of such year.
If this resolution takes effect 20 days or less prior to the third Tuesday of the month preceding the end of the current official year, the Mayor shall appoint for the balance of such year, and at the end of such year by further appointment to the end of the next official year.
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 24-3, the first elected term of office of the second Village Justice shall be two official years so that such term will expire in the same year in which the term of the existing Village Justice shall have two years remaining.
This resolution is subject to a permissive referendum. Accordingly, within 10 days from the date of this resolution, the Village Clerk is directed to post and publish a notice which shall set forth the date of the adoption of this resolution. Such notice shall contain an abstract of such resolution concisely stating the purpose and effect thereof and indicating that such resolution is subject to a permissive referendum. If no petition is filed, this resolution shall take effect 30 days after its adoption. However, if such petition is filed as set forth in Article 9 of the Village Law, this resolution shall not take effect until approved by the affirmative vote of the majority of qualified electors of this village voting on such proposition.
§ 24-7Position established.
§ 24-8Appointment; salary.
§ 24-9Nature of position.
§ 24-11Powers and duties.
§ 24-12Budget director.
§ 24-13Conflict with duties of other officials.
§ 24-14Position of special assistant; repealer.
§ 24-15Authority to enter contract.
In order to provide the most economical and efficient overall direction, coordination and control of the day-to-day activities and operations of the Village of LeRoy, to minimize the administrative details now handled by the Board of Trustees, to provide centralized direction and control of village employees and to formalize the staff and advisory functions necessary to the foregoing, the office of Village Administrator is hereby established for said village.
The office of Village Administrator shall be an appointed office, and appointment to this position shall be made by the Mayor subject to the approval of the Village Board of Trustees.
The initial salary for the Village Administrator shall be set by the Village Board based on the qualifications and expertise of the candidate.
The Village Administrator shall be an official of the village and shall act as the executive assistant of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees in connection with the conduct of the affairs of the village, subject to and in accordance with the rules and regulations as may be promulgated from time to time by the Mayor and the Board of Trustees.
The Village Administrator shall report to and be under the supervision of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees.
Subject to the approval, directions and control of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees, and in accordance with such rules and regulations as may be promulgated by the Mayor and the Board of Trustees as provided in § 24-9 of this article, the Village Administrator shall:
See that the rules, regulations, ordinances, local laws and codes of the village are administered efficiently and fairly.
Supervise and coordinate the activities of all village departments in accordance with the policies of the Mayor and Board.
See that all inquiries by residents of the village, or other interested persons, are referred to the appropriate village official or department head for investigation or response.
Attend meetings of the Board of Trustees and supervise the preparation of agenda and minutes of such meetings.
From time to time, make recommendations to the Mayor and Board as to measures or programs which he believes will improve the efficiency or economy of village government.
See that the Mayor and the Board of Trustees are kept advised of the financial condition of the village and oversee and coordinate the purchasing procedures of the village.
Conduct a continuing study of all functions and activities of the village for the purpose of devising ways and means of obtaining greater efficiency and economy.
In addition to the powers and duties set forth, the Village Administrator shall serve as budget director if and when so designated by the Mayor.
Nothing herein contained shall be deemed or construed as abolishing, transferring or curtailing any powers or duties of the Board of Trustees or the Mayor, Treasurer, Clerk or Attorney as prescribed by the Village Law or other applicable laws of the state.
The position of special assistant to the Board, and all local laws, ordinances and resolutions heretofore adopted by the Board of Trustees, are hereby repealed and superseded as the same shall be inconsistent with this article.
The Mayor, subject to the approval of the Village Board of Trustees, shall have the authority to enter into a contract with the Village Administrator containing the terms and conditions of employment for the position of Village Administrator consistent with this article.