City of Newburgh, NY
Orange County
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Editor's Note: Former Secs. 15.11 through 15.20 of this article, added 5-10-1965 by L.L. No. 2-1965, were repealed 8-12-1968 by L.L. No. 2-1968.
The Civil Service Commissioners shall have such powers, exercise such functions and perform such duties as are conferred or imposed by law upon Civil Service Commissioners. Any vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as an original appointment. Not more than two members of the Commission shall be adherents of the same political party, and no member shall hold any other salaried public office. A Commissioner may be removed by unanimous vote of the Council by resolution stating the reasons for such removal, after such Commissioner has been allowed an opportunity to make an explanation.
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Editor's Note: Former §§ C15.11 through C15.17, regarding the Board of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, added 10-14-1980 by L.L. No. 7-1980, as amended, were repealed 8-19-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013. See now Ch. 159, Conservation.
[Added 6-11-1990 by L.L. No. 2-1990]
An Old Town Cemetery Commission is hereby established to consist of the Mayor of the City; the Superintendent of Schools of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District, in his capacity as President of the Trustees of the Glebe Land on the German Patent; the Pastor of the Calvary Presbyterian Church; and two other residents of the City to be selected by the Council of the City of Newburgh for terms of three years. The members of said Commission shall serve without compensation.
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Editor's Note: Former Secs. 15.18 and 15.19, which were added 5-10-1965 by L.L. No. 2-1965 and which dealt with annual appropriations and annual and monthly reports, respectively, were repealed 10-14-1980 by L.L. No. 7-1980.
[Added 6-11-1990 by L.L. No. 2-1990]
The Commission shall have charge of such funds as the Council may annually appropriate for the Commission, which moneys shall be expended under the general supervision and direction of the City Manager, for the proper care, improvement, maintenance and restoration of the Old Town Cemetery in the City of Newburgh. The Commission shall annually make a detailed report of its expenditures, activities and recommendations in regard to the maintenance and improvement of the cemetery, together with its request for appropriations for the next fiscal year. Such report shall be delivered to the City Manager on or before the first day of August of each year.
[Added 8-9-1993 by L.L. No. 3-1993]
A Cable Television Advisory Committee is hereby established. The Cable Television Advisory Committee shall consist of nine members who are residents of the City of Newburgh who shall be appointed by the Council of the City of Newburgh. Upon the appointment of said Committee, the terms of the first three members shall be one year; the terms of the next three members shall be two years; and the terms of the final three members shall be three years. Thereafter, the terms of all members shall be three years. If a vacancy shall occur other than by expiration of terms, it shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. Members of such Committee shall serve without pay.
[Added 8-9-1993 by L.L. No. 3-1993]
The duties of the Committee shall be:
A. 
To inform itself and the public about cable communications.
B. 
To determine the communications need and desires of the residents of the community and analyze how the potential services that can be provided by a cable television system can satisfy those needs and desires.
C. 
To prepare and submit to the Council and the City Manager all reports that may be required by the Council, the City Manager or by any law, ordinance, rule or regulation.
D. 
To administer the public access channel in cooperation with any other municipalities sharing such access channel.
E. 
To advise the Council and City Manager on the setting of cable rates insofar as such authority is allowed by law.
F. 
To hold public hearings to solicit public comment on the setting of rates and issues of cable communications generally and to report the same to the Council and the City Manager.
G. 
To submit an annual report to the Council and the City Manager covering its questions for the year closing. Said report is to be submitted in August of each year.
[Added 8-9-1993 by L.L. No. 3-1993]
The Committee shall have the power to expend for all purposes provided in the Charter such monies as may be approved by the City Manager and appropriated for such purposes by the Council.
[Added 10-12-1993 by L.L. No. 5-1993]
A Financial Advisory Board is hereby created. By Chapter 683 of the Laws of 1993, the State Legislature authorized the City of Newburgh to issue bonds to finance the liquidation of its accumulated deficit. The law provided, among other things, that a Financial Advisory Board be created to advise City officials with respect to budget matters. This section is intended to comply with that legislative direction.
[Added 10-12-1993 by L.L. No. 5-1993]
The Financial Advisory Board shall advise the Mayor, the City Council and the City Manager and make recommendations regarding the City budget.
[Added 10-12-1993 by L.L. No. 5-1993]
The Board shall remain in existence for as long as the bonds or bond anticipation notes, authorized by Chapter 683 of the Laws of 1993, remain outstanding.
[Added 10-12-1993 by L.L. No. 5-1993]
The Board shall consist of five members who shall be initially appointed not later than 60 days after the effective date of Chapter 683 of the Laws of 1993: two appointed by the Mayor of the City of Newburgh, County of Orange, and two appointed by the City Manager. The State Comptroller, or a designee, shall also serve on the Board. The Board members shall have knowledge and expertise in financial matters. The appointments made by the Mayor and City Manager to the Advisory Board shall be residents of the City of Newburgh, County of Orange. Each member of the Advisory Board shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing official. The members of the Board shall elect a Chair who shall preside over the meetings of the Board. The Board shall convene as frequently as it deems necessary to accomplish its purposes but no less than quarterly.
The Board shall maintain records of its proceedings in such form as it may determine and shall submit its formal review and recommendations to the Mayor, the City Manager, each member of the City Council, the City Comptroller, the Director of the Division of the Budget, the State Comptroller and the Chairs of the Senate Finance Committee and the Assembly Ways and Means Committee.
[Added 10-12-1993 by L.L. No. 5-1993]
Each member of the Board may request and shall receive such information and assistance from the Mayor, the City Manager, the City Comptroller, the City Council and the agencies of the City as such member shall deem necessary or desirable to accomplish the purposes of the Board.