Village of North Hills, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of North Hills as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 36.
Official newspaper — See Ch. 51.
[Adopted 6-17-1981 (Ch. 20 of the 1982 Code)]
The Village Clerk is designated to be the records access officer, who shall have the duty of coordinating responses to public requests for access to records.
[Amended 8-25-1999 by L.L. No. 6-1999]
Records shall be maintained at the Village office. Requests for inspection, production or copying of records shall be made during normal business hours and shall be in writing, in sufficient detail to permit identification of the records which are the subject of the request.
[Amended 8-25-1999 by L.L. No. 6-1999]
Appeals from denial of access to records shall be made in writing within 30 days of the determination of the records access officer sought to be reviewed. Appeals shall be determined by the Mayor, and such determinations shall be in writing.
Except when a different fee is otherwise prescribed by law:
A. 
There shall be no fee for the following:
(1) 
Inspection of records.
(2) 
Search for records.
B. 
The Village shall charge the following fees for copies of records:
(1) 
The fee for copying records shall be $0.25 per page for photocopies not exceeding nine inches by 14 inches.
(2) 
The fee for copies of records not covered by Subsection B(1) shall be the actual reproduction cost, which is the average unit cost for copying a record, excluding fixed costs of the agency, such as operators' salaries.
[Adopted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
Records Retention and Disposition Schedule MU-1, issued pursuant to Article 57-A of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Law, containing legal minimum retention periods for municipal government records, is hereby adopted for use by all municipal officers in disposing of municipal government records listed therein.
In accordance with Article 57-A:
A. 
Only those records will be disposed of that are described in Records Retention and Disposition Schedule MU-1 after they have met the minimum retention period prescribed therein.
B. 
Only those records will be disposed of that do not have sufficient administrative, fiscal, legal or historical value to merit retention beyond established time periods.