[Adopted 6-14-2010 by L.L. No. 8-2011]
Editor's Note: This local law also repealed former Art. II, Defense, adopted 7-14-1980 by L.L. No. 3-1980.
The Town adopts the definitions and provisions of New York State Public Officers Law § 18 and hereby agrees to confer the benefits of Public Officers Law § 18 upon its officers and employees, and to be held liable for the costs incurred under these provisions.
The benefits under Public Officers Law § 18 shall supplement and be available in addition to defense and indemnification protections conferred by any other provision or enactment.
Officers and employees of the Town must comply with the provisions of Public Officers Law § 18 in order to obtain its benefits.
This article shall take effect immediately upon filing in the office of Secretary of State.
The duty to defend and indemnify, as set forth herein, shall be in full force and effect regardless of the date upon which the claim or cause of action arose or accrued and whether before or after the effective date of this article.