Village of North Hills, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hills 5-20-2009 by L.L. No. 1-2009.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 23.
Elections — See Ch. 32.
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 36.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 73.
Village Justice Court — See Ch. 81.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also superseded former Ch. 58, Officers and Employees, which consisted of Art. I, Village Administrator and Deputy Village Clerk-Treasurer, adopted 4-15-1981 by L.L. No. 5-1981 (Ch. 41, Part 1 of the 1982 Code), as amended.
A. 
Pursuant to the powers vested in the Village pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)a(1) and (ii)e(3), the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hills hereby amends and supersedes § 3-301, Subdivisions 1 and 2, of the Village Law, to read as follows with respect to the Village of North Hills:
§ 3-301. Village officers.
1.
The Village of North Hills shall have the following officers:
a.
a Mayor;
b.
four Trustees,
c.
a Village Clerk-Treasurer, who may also be known and designated as the Village Administrator, and
d.
a Village Attorney.
2.
The Village of North Hills also shall have:
a.
a Village Justice, and an Acting Village Justice who shall serve when requested by the Village Justice or in the absence or inability of the Village Justice to serve. The Board of Trustees, by resolution or local law, subject to permissive referendum, may abolish such office, but to take effect only upon the expiration of the then-current term of such office, or establish the office of additional Village Justice, which justice once elected shall have all of the powers and duties of a Village Justice. The resolution or local law in the latter case shall provide for a term pursuant to Village Law § 3-302; and
b.
such other officers, including deputies, as the Board of Trustees shall determine from time to time by resolution.
B. 
Pursuant to the powers vested in the Village pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)a(1) and (ii)e(3), the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hills hereby amends and supersedes § 3-302, Subdivision 3, of the Village Law, to read as follows with respect to the Village of North Hills:[1]
3.
In the Village of North Hills, the term of office of Mayor, and each Trustee, and the Village Justice shall be four official years. The term of office of the Acting Village Justice shall be one official year.
[1]
Editor's Note: Local Law No. 1-2009 provided that it provisions shall not affect any term of office currently in effect on its effective date, and that with respect to any office the term of which expires on July 6, 2009, said law shall be applicable at noon on July 6, 2009, and with respect to any office the term of which expires after July 6, 2009, shall be effective upon the expiration of such term.
C. 
Pursuant to the powers vested in the Village pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)a(1) and (ii)e(3), the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hills hereby amends and supersedes § 3-302, Subdivision 4, of the Village Law, to read as follows with respect to the Village of North Hills:
4.
Except as otherwise expressly provided in Chapter 58 of the Code of the Village of North Hills, the term of office of any village officer of the Village of North Hills shall be indeterminate and at the pleasure of the Mayor; provided, however, that any officer permanently appointed to an office classified in the competitive class of the civil service shall hold such office for an indeterminate term subject to the provisions of the Civil Service Law.
D. 
Pursuant to the powers vested in the Village pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)a(1) and (ii)e(3), the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hills hereby repeals § 3-302, Subdivision 6, of the Village Law of the State of New York in its application to the Village of North Hills.
E. 
Pursuant to the powers vested in the Village pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)a(1) and (ii)e(3), the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hills hereby amends and supersedes § 3-300, Subdivision 2, of the Village Law of the State of New York in its application to the Village of North Hills to read as follows:
2.
Except as otherwise expressly provided in this chapter, no person shall be eligible to be appointed to or hold any other Village office in the Village of North Hills, or to be a member of any Village board or commission, who is not a citizen of the United States; is not at least 18 years of age; except as otherwise authorized by resolution of the Board of Trustees, is not a Village resident; and if eligibility to or holding of such office is subject to regulation under the Civil Service Law or any other law, does not meet the requirements of such law or laws.
F. 
Pursuant to the powers vested in the Village pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)a(1) and (ii)e(3), § 3-302, Subdivisions 3, 4 and 6 of the Village Law are hereby expressly superseded by Chapter 58 of the Village Code to the extent that said provisions of the Village Law may be inconsistent with any of the provisions of this chapter.
A. 
The Village of North Hills hereby establishes and continues the public office of Village Administrator. The Village Clerk-Treasurer shall be the Village Administrator.
B. 
The Village Administrator shall have the authority and duties of the Village Clerk and the Village Treasurer as may be provided in the Village Law or any other statute, law or regulation of the State of New York or as may be provided in this Code. Any reference in any statute, law, regulation or this Code to the Village Clerk, Village Treasurer or Village Clerk-Treasurer shall be deemed to be a reference to the Village Administrator. The Village Administrator also shall have such other powers and duties as may be designated from time to time by the Board of Trustees.
C. 
The Village Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, for an indeterminate term, to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Village Administrator need not be a resident of the Village of North Hills but shall be a resident of Nassau County; provided, however, that with the consent of the Board of Trustees, the Village Administrator may be a resident of a county adjoining Nassau County.
D. 
Compensation. The compensation of the Village Administrator shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.
A. 
The Village of North Hills hereby establishes and continues the public office of Deputy Village Clerk-Treasurer.
B. 
The Deputy Clerk-Treasurer shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, for an indeterminate term, to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Deputy Clerk-Treasurer need not be a resident of the Village of North Hills but shall be a resident of Nassau County; provided, however, that with the consent of the Board of Trustees, the Deputy Clerk-Treasurer may be a resident of a county adjoining Nassau County.
C. 
Compensation. The compensation of the Deputy Village Clerk-Treasurer shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.
A. 
The Village of North Hills hereby establishes and continues the public office of Village Attorney.
B. 
The Village Attorney shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, for an indeterminate term, to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. The Village Attorney shall be a member in good standing of the Bar of the State of New York, and also shall meet the qualifications and requirements of the Civil Service Law and any other applicable law. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Village Attorney need not be a resident of the Village of North Hills but shall be a resident of Nassau County,
C. 
The duties of the Village Attorney shall be performed at such times and places as required by the Mayor and/or Board of Trustees. Such duties shall include those duties as may be required by law to be performed by the Village Attorney and such duties as may be determined by the Mayor and/or Board of Trustees. The Village Attorney shall perform such duties under the direction of the Mayor and Trustees, without fixed hours, at such times and places as determined by the Village Attorney unless otherwise required by the Mayor and Board of Trustees.
[Amended 7-20-2011 by L.L. No. 1-2011]
D. 
Compensation. The compensation of the Village Attorney shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.
A. 
The Village shall have such other appointed officers as the Board of Trustees may, from time to time, determine by resolution.
B. 
The compensation of such other appointed officers, if any, shall be determined from time to time by the Board of Trustees by resolution.