[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of New Hartford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-4-1987 by L.L. No. 9-1987]
The Town Board of the Town of New Hartford desires the term of office of its designated elective officers to be for a four-year period. The purpose of this article is to change the term of office of the Town Clerk in accordance with the provisions of Municipal Home Rule Law § 23, Subdivision 2e, from a period of two years to a period of four years in order to coincide with the four-year terms provided for Town Councilmen, Receiver of Taxes and Assessments and Town Justices.
The term of office of the Town Clerk of the Town of New Hartford shall be changed from two years to four years commencing with the term of such officer elected at the biennial election of such town in the year 1989.
Such four-year term for the Town Clerk shall commence on the first day of January following the general election for the year 1989, and, thereafter, the Town Clerk shall be elected for a term of four years.