City of Schenectady, NY
Schenectady County
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Chapter 32 Deleted
Created: 2015-01-14
Chapter 32 was deleted on March 10, 2014 by Ordinance 2014-08. See New Laws.
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Schenectady 9-30-1991 as Ord. No. 91-40.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was originally adopted as Ch. 175, but was redesignated as Ch. 32 to maintain the alphabetical sequence of the Code.

§ 32-1 Establishment.

There is hereby established a Drug Abuse Resistance Education Advisory (DARE) Committee to assist the DARE Program of the Schenectady Police Department to provide activities for youth, raise funds for the enrichment of the DARE Program and increase community participation in support of DARE.

§ 32-2 Membership.

[Amended 11-12-1991 by Ord. No. 91-50]
The DARE Advisory Committee shall consist of twenty (20) members appointed by the Mayor and three (3) ex officio members consisting of the Mayor, Council President and Police Commissioner.

§ 32-3 Terms of office; compensation.

Each member appointed by the Mayor shall serve a term of two (2) years to begin and end at the same time.
[Amended 4-25-1994 by Ord. No. 94-13]
Members of the Committee serve without compensation unless the City Council shall otherwise determine.

§ 32-4 Officers; rules and regulations.

The Mayor shall appoint the initial Chairperson. The Committee shall designate the remaining officers.
The Committee shall have the authority to promulgate its own rules and regulations where not inconsistent with this chapter.

§ 32-5 Quorum.

A quorum for the conduct of the lawful business of the Committee shall be a majority of the current members.
All actions and decisions of the Committee may be by a simple majority vote of those members at a lawful meeting of the Committee.

§ 32-6 Expenses.

In December of each year, the Committee shall advise the City Council of the funds it expects to make available for the support of the Schenectady DARE Program. Such amounts may be allocated to specific activities, including but not limited to supplies for students, conferences for DARE officers and programs for youth.
The expenses of the Committee shall be provided from the following sources: sums provided by the city through trust and agency accounts, sums provided by donations and sums raised by fundraising activities sponsored by the DARE Advisory Committee. All money received by the Committee from any source shall be used solely for the purposes set out in this chapter. Any money donated to the Committee earmarked for a particular purpose shall be used only for that purpose.
The Chairman of the Committee or his/her duly appointed designee must sign all city vouchers approving of an expenditure when such amounts are funded by a trust and agency account.

§ 32-7 Powers.

The Committee shall have the following powers:
The Committee is authorized to undertake fundraising activities for the purposes of raising revenue to promote the purposes of this chapter.
The Committee may form a not-for-profit corporation under authority of the New York State Not-For-Profit Corporation Law.
The Committee may use the services of DARE officers with the prior approval of the Schenectady Police Commissioner.

§ 32-8 Severability.

The provisions of this chapter are severable and the invalidity of any part of this chapter shall not affect the validity of the rest of the chapter.