[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-15-1936 by L.L. No. 1-1936 (Ch. 76 of the 1989 Code)]
[Amended 4-15-1950 by L.L. No. 2-1950; 10-5-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
The management, operation and maintenance of the project shall be under the supervision and control of a Municipal Lighting Department, which is hereby created and which shall have jurisdiction and supervision of the furnishing of the services afforded by the project, subject to the Common Council. The Municipal Lighting Department shall be operated under the direction of a Manager. Such positions shall be in the classified civil service, and appointments shall be made by the Mayor, subject to the approval and confirmation by the Common Council. The duties of the Manager shall be such duties as he is performing under the civil service classification and plan which was adopted May 21, 1942. The Common Council may prescribe such rules and regulations for the conduct and operation of the Municipal Lighting Department as it may deem advisable. All employees of the Municipal Lighting Department shall be subject to the rules and regulations of the Municipal Civil Service Commission.
Editor's Note: Former Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 of this local law, which provided for the purpose and necessity of constructing the plant and facility (called the "project"): the method of constructing the project; the maximum estimated cost; the financing plan for the project; and the time of taking effect of the local law.
The Common Council shall fix the rates, rentals and charges for the services afforded by the project and the procedure for their collection. There shall be raised annually, by tax, a sum sufficient to pay the interest and the principal, as the same shall become due on all bonds issued pursuant to this chapter, and, unless payment is made or otherwise provided for, adequate provision therefor shall be made in the annual City tax budget. All revenue from the operation of such project shall be segregated and shall be used first for the payment of expenses of operation and maintenance of the project, and any balance remaining shall be used for any proper City purpose as may be determined by the Common Council.
The New York Power Authority shall be the supplier and regulator of the Municipal Lighting Department.
[Added 10-5-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
This chapter is adopted pursuant to Article 14-a of the General Municipal Law, constituting Chapter 24 of the Consolidated Laws, as amended, and the project will be constructed and financed in accordance with the provisions of said General Municipal Law, this chapter and an act entitled "An Act declaring a public emergency and enabling municipalities and public bodies to secure the benefits of and aid in carrying out the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act," constituting Chapter 782 of the Laws of 1933, as amended.