City of Rensselaer, NY
Rensselaer County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Rensselaer as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Officers generally — See Titles II and III.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 17.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 55.
[Adopted 7-18-1945 by L.L. No. 1-1945; amended in its entirety 8-15-1990 by L.L. No. 4-1990]

§ 35-1 Terms.

A. 
The term of office of each elective officer hereafter elected, unless elected to fill a vacancy then existing, shall commence on the first day of January next succeeding his election.
B. 
The term of office of each appointive officer shall commence on the day succeeding his appointment unless a different date is specified by the certificate of appointment.
C. 
The terms of office of the Mayor, President of the Common Council, Treasurer, City Clerk and City Judge shall be four years.
D. 
The terms of office of Aldermen shall be four years.
E. 
The terms of office of all appointive officers shall be four years unless sooner removed by the Mayor or other appointing body or board.
F. 
Where the term of office of the appointive officer is not specifically fixed by statute, it shall be deemed to continue only during the pleasure of the officer, officers, board or body authorized to make the appointment.