[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Delhi as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Complaints Alleging Handicapped Discrimination
Article II Complaints Alleging Housing Discrimination
[Adopted 5-7-1984 by L.L. No. 4-1984 (Ch. 23, Art. I, of the 1979 Code)]
The grievant shall file a notice of grievance with the Village Clerk, in writing, which form shall contain:
The Village Clerk shall promptly transmit copies of the grievance to each member of the Board of Trustees and the Mayor.
The Mayor shall designate a time and date for a hearing on said grievance and shall notify the grievant in writing at least five days prior to the date of the hearing.
The hearing shall take place at least 45 days from the date of filing of the grievance with the Village Clerk, and at such hearing the grievant and/or his or her representative shall have a right to be heard.
Within 10 days after the date of the hearing, a written decision shall be mailed to the grievant.
The grievant or any person aggrieved by the decision of the Board of Trustees may, within 30 days of the date of the decision, appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of New York State.
[Adopted 3-4-1991; amended in its entirety 12-16-1991 (Ch. 23, Art. II, of the 1979 Code)]
The Village Clerk of the Village of Delhi is hereby designated to receive and accept written complaints and grievances concerning allegations of discrimination in the sale, rental, financing and brokerage of housing based on sex, race, religion, color, national origin, familial status or handicap within the boundaries of the Village of Delhi.
All such complaints shall be promptly referred to the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development or his designee for investigation and such other action as the Secretary shall deem appropriate.
The Village Clerk and all officials, employees and agents of the Village of Delhi shall fully cooperate with the Secretary or his designee in any such investigation or other action taken as a result of a complaint.