[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tivoli at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Officers and employees — See Ch. 44.
The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the defense and indemnification of village employees pursuant to § 18 of the Public Officers Law.
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 Tivoli. 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.
The Village of Tivoli hereby confers the benefits of § 18 of the Public Officers Law upon its employees, subject to the limitations set forth in said § 18.
The Village of Tivoli 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.