City of Plattsburgh, NY
Clinton County
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This Charter shall be submitted to the electors of the City of Plattsburgh for approval at the general election occurring November, 2015. This Charter shall, upon approval by referendum in the manner provided by law, become effective as of January 1, 2016. This Charter shall supersede the City of Plattsburgh Charter in effect on the date of the 2015 general election.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This Charter was approved by voter referendum at the 11-3-2015 general election.
An amendment to this Charter, extending the term of Mayor and staggering the elections of City Councilors, is intended to be submitted to the electors of the City of Plattsburgh for approval at the general election occurring November, 2015. If said amendment is approved, it shall become effective upon approval notwithstanding the January 1, 2016, effective date of this Charter.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: An amendment to this Charter, extending the term of Mayor and staggering the elections of City Councilors was approved by voter referendum at the 11-3-2015 general election. Said amendments are incorporated in the text of this Charter.
If any provision of this Charter is held invalid, the other provisions of the Charter shall not be affected. If the application of the Charter or any of its provisions to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the application of the Charter and its provisions to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected.
A. 
In general. All City laws, ordinances, resolutions, orders and regulations which are in force when this Charter becomes fully effective are repealed to the extent that they are inconsistent or interfere with the effective operation of this Charter or of laws, ordinances or resolutions adopted pursuant thereto. To the extent that the constitution and laws of the state of New York permit, all laws relating to or affecting the City or its agencies, officers or employees which are in force when this Charter becomes fully effective are superseded to the extent that they are inconsistent or interfere with the effective operation of this Charter or of ordinances or resolutions adopted pursuant thereto.
B. 
Specific provisions. Without limitation of the general operation of Subsection A or of the number or nature of the provisions to which it applies:
(1) 
The following state laws and parts of laws generally affecting City agencies, officers or employees are inapplicable to the City of Plattsburgh or its agencies, officers or employees: Public Officers Law § 3.
(2) 
The following sections of the City Charter that are superseded by the adoption of this Charter are retained, transferred and re-codified as part of the City Administrative Code, as follows:
Current City Charter Section
City Administrative Code Section
§ C1-2 Boundaries of the City
Chapter 21, § 21-1, City boundaries
§ C1-4 Division in wards
Chapter 47, § 47-2, Boundaries