Village of Carthage, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Carthage as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Charter requirements for Village officers and employees — See Charter, Title II.
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 6.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 13, Art. II.
[Adopted 7-18-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005; approved at referendum 11-8-2005]

§ 20-1 Findings; purpose.

The Village Board of the Village of Carthage finds that certain key elective positions within the Village, such as a Village President, would benefit from a longer term of office so as to provide greater continuity for the Village. This position requires a great amount of skill and knowledge and, therefore, there is a need for a longer term. It is the purpose of this article to expand the term of office for Village President from two years to four years.

§ 20-2 Term established.

The Village Board of the Village of Carthage hereby states that henceforth the term of office for Village President shall be four years.
[Adopted 7-18-2005 by L.L. No. 5-2005, approved at referendum 11-8-2005]

§ 20-3 Findings; purpose.

The Village Board of the Village of Carthage finds that certain key elective positions within the Village, such as a Village Trustee, would benefit from a longer term of office so as to provide greater continuity for the Village. This position requires a great amount of skill and knowledge and, therefore, there is a need for a longer term. It is the purpose of this article to expand the term of office for Village Trustee from two years to four years.

§ 20-4 Term established.

The Village Board of the Village of Carthage hereby states that henceforth the term of office for a Village Trustee shall be four years, except for those Trustees elected in 2005, where terms shall be for three years and thereafter four years.