Town of East Hampton, NY
Suffolk County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Adopted 1-3-1992 by L.L. No. 1-1992]
A. 
Positions of elective office. The following offices shall be elected positions in the Town:
(1) 
Supervisor.
(2) 
Town Councilpersons.
(3) 
Town Justices.
(4) 
Town Clerk.
(5) 
Assessors.
(6) 
Town Superintendent of Highways.
(7) 
Town Trustees.
B. 
Length of term. The term of office for all the Town's elective officers shall be two years, except as follows:
(1) 
Town Council member: four-year term of office, with two Town Council members to be elected at each biennial Town election.
(2) 
Town Justice: four-year term of office, with one Town Justice to be elected at each biennial Town election.
(3) 
Town Clerk: four-year term of office.
(4) 
Assessor: four-year term of office, with no more than two Assessors to be elected at any biennial election, except when an unexpired balance of term is being filled, in which case three Assessors may be elected.
C. 
Commencement date. The term of each elective officer shall begin on the first day of January next succeeding the election at which the officer was elected.
A. 
Town Attorney. The Town Attorney, whenever appointed, shall hold office until the first day of January next succeeding the first biennial Town election held after the time of his or her appointment.
B. 
Town Engineer. The Town Engineer, whenever appointed, shall hold office until the first day of January next succeeding the first biennial Town election held after the time of his or her appointment.
C. 
Receiver of Taxes. The Receiver of Taxes shall hold office for the term and in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Suffolk County Tax Act. Said term shall be for a four-year period, first commencing on the first day of December 1991, or as soon thereafter as this local law becomes effective.
D. 
Others. All other appointed officers and employees shall hold their respective offices and positions at the pleasure of the Town Board, except as otherwise provided by law.
A. 
Severability. Should any section or provision of this local law be decided by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of this local law as a whole or any part thereof other than the parts so decided to be unconstitutional or invalid.
B. 
When effective. This local law shall take effect upon filing with the Secretary of State as provided by law.