[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Kingston as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-7-2003 by L.L. No. 1-2003]
Editor's Note: This local law was approved at mandatory referendum 11-5-2002.
This article is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.
The term of office of the elected Town Superintendent of Highways shall be four years. Such four-year term shall commence as of the first day of January, following the first biennial Town election at which a person is elected to such office. Thereafter, the Town Superintendent of Highways shall be elected for terms of four years. The four-year term provided by this section shall also apply to the person elected to such office at the election to be held on November 4, 2003.
This article is adopted subject to a mandatory referendum and shall be submitted for approval of the qualified voters of the Town of Kingston at the biennial Town election to be held on November 5, 2002. A proposition in the following form shall be included on the ballot at such biennial Town election, and the increased term of office shall not take effect unless such proposition is approved by a majority vote of the qualified voters voting thereon:
"Shall Local Law No.2 of 2002, entitled 'A Local Law Increasing the Term of Office of the Town Superintendent of Highways from Two to Four Years,' be approved?"
This article shall supersede Town Law § 24 relating to the term of office for Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Kingston.
This article shall become effective immediately upon being filed in the office of Secretary of State after approval by the qualified voters.