[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brockport as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Manager
[Adopted 6-20-2005 by L.L. No. 3-2005]
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 Brockport, to minimize the administrative details now handled by the Board of Trustees, to provide centralized direction, coordination and control of the administrative staff, and to formalize the staff and advisory functions necessary to the foregoing, the position of employment of Village Manager is hereby established.
The Village Manager shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees. The position shall be an unclassified position. Compensation shall be fixed by the Board of Trustees. The Village Manager need not be a resident of the Village of Brockport but shall be a resident of Monroe County or a contiguous county. The Village Manager may simultaneously hold another position in and for the Village as an officer or full-time employee thereof. The Village Manager shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.
The Village Manager shall report to and be under the supervision of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees.
Subject to the approval, direction and control of the Board of Trustees, or in those instances where approval, direction and control is, by applicable law, reserved to the Mayor, then under the approval, direction and control of the Mayor the Village Manager shall:
Enforce the rules, regulations, ordinances, handbooks, labor contracts, local laws and codes of the Village and make certain they are administered effectively.
Direct, oversee and coordinate the activities and work of all Village departments in accordance with the policies of the Board of Trustees.
When so designated by the Mayor, prepare as budget officer the annual Village budget and submit it to the Mayor and Board of Trustees in accordance with the requirements of the applicable laws of the State of New York and be responsible for its proper administration after adoption.
Regularly report the financial condition of the Village to the Board of Trustees.
Control expenditures within amounts appropriated in the budget by enforcing administrative controls where applicable.
Recommend to the Mayor and Board of Trustees appointments, promotions or dismissals of Village employees in accordance with applicable policies, orders, rules, regulations, resolutions, ordinances and local laws of the Village.
Keep Village residents and stakeholders informed of Village policies, procedures and plans for the delivery of financial services.
Oversee the expeditious response to inquiries by Village residents and other interested persons concerning Village government, operations and services.
Coordinate all local, state and federal grant-seeking initiatives.
Conduct a continued study of all functions and activities of the Village for the purpose of devising ways and means of attaining greater efficiency and economy.
Maintain contacts with all Village Boards and provide any necessary coordination to ensure appropriate administration of policies and regulations.
Perform such additional duties as shall be assigned by the Mayor and the Board of Trustees.
In addition to the powers and duties set forth, the Village Manager shall serve as budget officer if and when designated by the Mayor, in accordance with § 5-500 of the Village Law.
The position of the Village Manager shall be a full-time position.
Nothing herein contained shall be deemed or construed as abolishing, transferring or curtailing any powers or duties of the Board of Trustees, other Village boards or commissions or the Mayor, Treasurer or Clerk as prescribed by the Village Law or other applicable laws of the state.