Village of Woodbury, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Woodbury 8-12-2008 by L.L. No. 6-2008. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Board — See Ch. 57.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 272.
Zoning — See Ch. 310.
Zoning Board of Appeals rules — See Ch. A316.
The Village Board of the Village of Woodbury finds that regular meeting attendance by all appointed Board or Commission members will advance the public interest. Regular attendance by appointed Board or Commission members at their respective meetings is critical to the proper function of the respective Boards and to the timely and reasoned action on applications submitted to the Boards or Commissions, as well as any other agenda items. Accordingly, this Board finds that attendance at regular meetings is a condition of the appointment of each Board or Commission member.
This article shall apply to all members of the following Boards or Commissions:
A. 
Planning Board.
B. 
Zoning Board of Appeals.
The following are hereby established as the minimum meeting attendance requirements: No Board or Commission member shall be absent for more than 20% of all regular meetings of the member's Board or Commission in a calendar year. A member shall not be deemed absent from a meeting if he or she has a legitimate excuse for medical or unexpected personal reasons and communicates that excuse to the Chairman or the Secretary of the Board or Commission prior to the meeting.
The Mayor shall have the power, after the opportunity for the Board or Commission member to be heard at a formal public hearing, to remove any Board or Commission member for noncompliance with the minimum requirements established herein.
The Village Board of the Village of Woodbury finds that regular training of all appointed Board or Commission members will advance the public interest. Ongoing continuing education in the appropriate areas is critical to their proper function and to reasoned action on submitted applications or appeals. Accordingly, the minimum training required herein is a condition of the appointment of each Board or Commission member and a condition for continuing in office.
This article shall apply to all members of the following Boards or Commissions:
A. 
Planning Board.
B. 
Zoning Board of Appeals.
A minimum of four hours of training, or such that is required by law so long as it is greater than the required minimum, at any accredited or certified land use training program, such as those programs offered by the New York State Department of State, the New York State Association of Towns, the New York State Conference of Mayors, the Orange County Municipal Planning Federation or an equivalent program approved by the Village Board.
The Village Board shall have the power, after the opportunity for the Board or Commission member to be heard at a formal public hearing, to remove any Board or Commission member for noncompliance with the minimum training requirements established herein.