[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Milton 8-25-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Personnel policies — See Ch. 38.
It is the policy of the Town of Milton to enforce the provisions of the Clean Indoor Air Act (Public Health Law Article 13-E). Smoking is not permitted in the areas where there is sensitive or hazardous material and in other places that may be designated. The Town of Milton adopts all rules and procedures as outlined by the 1989 New York State Clean Indoor Air Act and Article 13-E, Regulation of Smoking in Certain Public Areas, without further adoptions or legislation.
Smoking is not permitted in places of employment. "Place of employment" means any indoor area or portion thereof under the control of an employer in which employees of the employer perform services, and shall include, but not be limited to, offices, school grounds, retail stores, banquet facilities, theaters, food stores, banks, financial institutions, factories, warehouses, employee cafeterias, lounges, auditoriums, gymnasiums, rest rooms, elevators, hallways, museums, libraries, bowling establishments, employee medical facilities, rooms or areas containing photocopying equipment, or other office equipment used in common, and Town vehicles. Smoking is not permitted in confined areas of general access.
The provisions of the 1989 New York State Clean Indoor Air Act and Article 13-E, Regulation of Smoking in Certain Public Areas, shall be enforced by the Commissioner of Health, New York State Department of Health. Any person who desires to register a complaint relative to the provisions of the Act may do so with the above state agency (the enforcement officer).
The enforcement officer may impose a civil penalty of up to $2,000 for each violation of the Act.
Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns with their supervisor or department head relative to this policy and procedures thereof.