[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Tusten 12-12-2017 by L.L. No. 7-2017. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- TOWN EMPLOYEE
- Any member of a public board or commission, officer, employee, volunteer expressly authorized to participate in a publicly sponsored volunteer program or any other person holding a position by election, appointment or employment in the service of the Town of Tusten. The term "Town employee" shall not include an independent contractor. The term "Town employee" shall include a former employee, the employee's estate or a judicially appointed personal representative.
The Town of Tusten hereby confers the benefits of § 18 of the Public Officers Law upon its employees, subject to the limitations set forth in said § 18.
The Town of Tusten hereby agrees to be held liable for the costs incurred under § 18 of the Public Officers Law, subject to the limitations set forth in said § 18.
This chapter is enacted in accordance with the powers vested in the Town by the Municipal Home Rule Law and § 18 of the Public Officers Law.