ARTICLE IMunicipal Facilities (§ 56-1 — § 56-7)
§ 56-1Smoking prohibited except in designated areas.
§ 56-2Enclosed smoking room.
§ 56-3Conflicts and complaints.
§ 56-4Violation of policy.
§ 56-5Notification and distribution.
Smoking is prohibited throughout the facilities except in designated areas identified by SMOKING PERMITTED signs.
Smoking is prohibited in any indoor enclosed work area occupied by more than one (1) person, unless all employees in such area agree to allow smoking. The rights of a nonsmoker to a smoke-free work area shall prevail.
Smoking is also prohibited in all employee rest rooms, elevators, hallways, classrooms, auditoriums, gymnasiums, employee medical facilities and areas containing office equipment used in common.
Smoking is also prohibited in conference or meeting rooms and municipal vehicles used by more than one (1) person unless all occupants agree to allow smoking.
An enclosed smoking room may be designated upon request if space is available.
Conflicts should be brought to the attention to the appropriate supervisory personnel. Employees may also file a formal complaint with Chenango County Health Department.
Employees found smoking outside of designated smoking areas will be considered in violation of this policy and may be subject to penalties.
Copies of these rules will be posted and distributed to all employees and to all prospective employees upon request.
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Oxford shall be designated as the agent to assist in the enforcement of this policy by notifying employees who are in violation.
This policy may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Village of Oxford. All amendments shall be in conformance with New York State law, and employees will be notified accordingly.