Village of Haverstraw, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Haverstraw at time of adoption of Code 8-11-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997 (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 21-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the defense and indemnification of village employees pursuant to § 18 of the Public Officers Law.

§ 21-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
VILLAGE EMPLOYEE
Any member of a public board or commission, officer, employee, volunteer expressly authorized to participate in a publicly sponsored volunteer program or any other person holding a position by election, appointment or employment in the service of the Village of Haverstraw. The term "village employee" shall not include an independent contractor. The term "village employee" shall include a former employee, the employee's estate or a judicially appointed personal representative.

§ 21-3 Defense.

The Village of Haverstraw hereby confers the benefits of § 18 of the Public Officers Law upon its employees, subject to the limitations set forth in said § 18.

§ 21-4 Indemnification.

The Village of Haverstraw hereby agrees to be held liable for the costs incurred under § 18 of the Public Officers Law, subject to the limitations set forth in said § 18.