Village of Monticello, NY
Sullivan County
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Editor's Note: The provisions of this article are derived from Village Law §§ 372 and 373 prior to the 1973 revision of the Village Law.
[Adopted 1-5-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976 as Ch. 1, Art. V of the 1976]

§ 45-4
Delegation of authority. 

§ 45-5
Administrative and executive powers. 

§ 45-6
General duties of Village Manager. 

§ 45-7
Appointment of Village officers and employees. 

The Board of Trustees may delegate any administrative function or authority it is required to perform by law, local law, ordinance or resolution to the Village Manager as in its discretion it may deem appropriate.

[Added 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

The administrative and executive powers of the Village, including the power of appointment of officers and employees, except the Village Clerk, Village Attorney and Village Treasurer, are vested in an official to be known as the "Village Manager" who shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees and hold office during the pleasure of such Board; he shall receive compensation as shall be fixed by the Board of Trustees.

[Added 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

The Village Manager shall be the administrative head of the Village government. He shall see that within the Village the laws of the state and ordinances, rules and bylaws of the Board of Trustees are faithfully executed. He shall attend all meetings of the Board of Trustees and recommend for adoption such measures as he shall deem expedient. He shall make reports to the Board of Trustees from time to time upon the affairs of the Village, keep the Board of Trustees fully advised of the financial condition of the Village and its future financial needs. He shall prepare and submit to the Board a tentative budget for the next fiscal year.

[Added 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

Such Village officers and employees as the Board of Trustees shall determine are necessary for the proper administration of the Village, except the Village Clerk, Village Attorney and Treasurer, shall be appointed by and may be removed by the Village Manager, but the Village Manager shall report each such appointment and removal to the Board of Trustees at the next meeting thereof following any such appointment or removal; the Village Clerk, Village Attorney, Village Treasurer and officers and members of the Police Department, where such a department has been established pursuant to law, shall be appointed and their salary or compensation fixed by the Board of Trustees.