Village of Island Park, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Island Park 5-17-1990 by L.L. No. 1-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Personnel policies — See Ch. 76.
The purpose of this chapter is to adopt and accept the applicability of § 18 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York to provide for the defense and indemnification of officers and employees of the Village of Island Park with respect to any civil action or proceeding, whether commenced in state or federal court, arising out of any alleged act or omission occurring or allegedly occurring while such officer and/or employee was acting within the scope of his or her public employment or duties and in accordance with the opinion of the Attorney General of the State of New York, dated February 1, 1988, to provide for the defense and indemnification of said officers and employees in the successful defense of criminal actions for acts or omissions allegedly occurring while such officer and/or employee was acting within the scope of his or her public employment or duties.
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Island Park, New York, does hereby accept and adopt the applicability of the provisions of § 18 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York and to confer the benefits provided for thereunder upon its officers and employees (as defined in said law) and to be liable for the cost incurred thereunder and to confer similar benefits and the reimbursement of defense costs and litigation expenses of the officer and/or employee in a civil action or investigation of his or her alleged acts or omissions occurring while acting within the scope of his or her employment or duties.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
The benefits provided for under this chapter shall be secondary to any applicable insurance coverage available to the officer or employee, whether under a policy of insurance procured by the Village of Island Park or a policy of insurance procured by the individual officer or employee.