City of Beacon, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Beacon 4-2-1990 by resolution. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 63-1 Smoking prohibited in certain areas.

A. 
Smoking is prohibited throughout the facilities except in designated areas identified by SMOKING PERMITTED signs.
B. 
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.
C. 
Smoking is also prohibited in conference or meeting rooms and municipal vehicles used by more than one person unless all occupants agree to allow smoking.
D. 
An enclosed smoking room may be designated upon request if space is available.
E. 
Employee cafeterias, lunchrooms and lounges will contain nonsmoking areas large enough to meet demand.

§ 63-2 Complaints.

Conflicts should be brought to the attention of the appropriate supervisory personnel. Employees may also file a formal complaint with the Dutchess County Board of Health.

§ 63-3 Violations.

Employees found smoking outside of designated smoking areas will be considered in violation of this policy and may be subject to penalties.

§ 63-4 Distribution of copies.

Copies of these rules will be posted and distributed to all employees and to all prospective employees upon request.

§ 63-5 Enforcing agent.

[Amended 2-22-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
The City Administrator shall be designated to assist in the enforcement of this policy by notifying employees who are in violation.

§ 63-6 Amendments.

This policy may be amended from time to time by resolution of the City Council of the City of Beacon. All amendments shall be in conformance with New York State law and employees will be notified accordingly.