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Village of East Hills, NY
Nassau County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of East Hills 9-12-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983 as Ch. 3 of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 19.
Ethics — See Ch. 23.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 43.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
A. 
Unless otherwise provided by resolution of the Village Board of Trustees, meetings of the Board shall be held on the third Monday evening of each month at the Village Hall at 8:30 p.m., provided that the annual meeting of the Village Board of Trustees shall be held on the first Monday in April at the Village Hall at 8:00 p.m.
B. 
Special meetings may be called by the Mayor or a majority of the Trustees upon two days' prior notice. Emergency meetings may be called by the Mayor or a majority of the Trustees without prior notice.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
All meetings of the Village Board of Trustees shall be open to the public; provided, however, that the Board shall have the authority, pursuant to the provisions of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York, to sit in executive session, which session shall be closed to the public.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
The Village Board of Trustees shall determine and prescribe the rules for the conduct of its meetings and the order of business thereat. Robert's Rules of Order shall prevail unless otherwise provided. Wherever action by the Board of Trustees is required, it shall act by majority, and a majority of the Trustees shall constitute a quorum.
The Village Clerk shall keep a journal of the proceedings of the Village Board of Trustees, which journal shall be open to the public inspection in the office of the Village Clerk.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
At the annual meeting of the Village Board of Trustees in April of each year, or as soon thereafter as may be practical, the Village Mayor shall, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, establish the standing committees of the Board and shall prescribe the functions and duties thereof.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
At the annual meeting of the Village Board of Trustees in April of each year, or as soon thereafter as may be practical, the Village Mayor shall appoint, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, a chairperson of each board, commission and committee.
[Added 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
A Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, pursuant to the Village Law.
[1]
Editor's Note: Provisions pertaining to the Board of Appeals are also located in Ch. 271, Zoning.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
The conduct of business and affairs of the Village shall be through departments or committees established and organized for the purpose by resolution of the Village Board of Trustees. Each such department or committee shall have a member of the Village Board of Trustees appointed by the Village for the purposes of the Village Mayor as a liaison.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
All powers and duties given to the Village Clerk shall be in accordance with § 4-402 of the Village Law of the State of New York or any local law.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 3-9, Effective date of ordinances, and former § 3-10, Records of ordinances, which immediately followed this section, were repealed 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997.
No person shall carry out or remove any papers, plans, specifications, documents or records or any property whatsoever belonging to the Village from any of the Village offices or rooms in the respective departments where such papers, specifications, plans, documents or records properly belong, except under the direction of the Mayor or Village Board of Trustees.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 3-12, Fees, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. Pertinent fees will be set forth from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees; said Fee Schedule is on file in the Village offices.
[Added 12-3-1990 by L.L. No. 2-1990; amended 7-19-1993 by L.L. No. 4-1993]
A. 
A Code Enforcement Officer shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees.
B. 
The Code Enforcement Officer shall be subject to the direction of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees.
C. 
The Code Enforcement Officer shall be empowered to issue summonses, notices, warnings and appearance tickets for any violation of any provision of the Code of the Village of East Hills.
D. 
The Board of Trustees may appoint any person or company to assist in the performance of the duties of the Code Enforcement Officer.
E. 
Any person or company so appointed shall be subject to the direction of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees and shall be empowered to issue summonses, notices, warnings and appearance tickets for any violation of any provision of the Code of the Village of East Hills.
F. 
The Mayor and Trustees can appoint Deputy Code Enforcement Officers.
[Added 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]