The following list of agencies, commissions, associations, universities, persons, and other organizations are approved to provide training to meet the state requirements when the training they provide pertains to municipal planning, zoning, community design, environmental issues, economic development, and local government functions and practices:
The New York State Department of State, Office of the State Comptroller, Department of Health, Department of Transportation, Department of Environmental Conservation, Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, Hudson River Valley Greenway; and
The New York State Association of Towns, the New York Conference of Mayors, the New York State Association of Counties, the New York Planning Federation, the American Planning Association, the Upstate New York Chapter of the American Planning Association and its sections, and the Metro New York Chapter of the American Planning Association and its sections; and
Nassau County, Nassau County Planning Federation, Nassau County Planning Commission, Nassau County Attorney's Office, Nassau County Planning Department, and any other Nassau County department; and
Albany Law School Governmental Law Center and Institute for Legal Studies, Pace Law School and Land Use Law Center, Hofstra University School of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Use Policy, New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal; and
Village Attorney, Special Counsel to the Village, and on-line planning and zoning training programs offered by any of the above entities, organizations or persons;
Other training activities may be approved on a case-by-case basis by the Village Board of Trustees upon the request of a Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals member.
Any new member appointed to fill the last six months of a term shall not be required to have attended training to be reappointed to a first full term, but must thereafter comply with the municipal training policy as provided elsewhere herein.
Training received by a Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals member in excess of four hours in any one year may be carried over by the member into succeeding years.
The one-year period shall be based on the Village's fiscal year, and one hour of such training shall consist of at least 50 minutes of instruction, exclusive of introductory remarks, meals, breaks, or other noneducational activities.
The Village Clerk shall create and maintain a system of tracking the training individual members complete annually, and such information shall be presented to the Board of Trustees prior to considering a member for reappointment.
A Planning Board or Zoning Board of Appeals member considered for reappointment for a term commencing in or after 2012 need not complete all required hours in the member's previous term to be eligible for reappointment provided that such member completes four hours of training within: