Village of Lancaster, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lancaster 7-14-1975 by L.L. No. 10-1975 (Ch. 4 of the 1976 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 60.

§ 72-1 Elective offices.

The Mayor, Trustees and Village Justices shall be elective offices.

§ 72-2 Responsibilities of Board.

It shall hereafter be the responsibility of the Board of Trustees to:
A. 
Appoint all department heads, members of any Board of Commissioners, nonelected officials and employees of the Village by a majority vote of the Board of Trustees, including the Mayor.
B. 
Fill all vacancies in offices, whether by election or appointment, caused by other than expiration of the terms, to the extent and for the periods set forth herein:
(1) 
For appointive offices, for the balance of unexpired terms.
(2) 
For elective offices:
(a) 
If such vacancy occurs more than 20 days prior to the third Tuesday of the month preceding the end of the current official year, for the balance of such year.
(b) 
If such vacancy occurs 20 days or less prior to the third Tuesday of the month preceding the end of the current official year, for the balance of the year, and if the term of office does not expire at the end of such year, by further appointment to the end of the next official year.
C. 
To exercise exclusive supervision, including the power of termination, over the conduct of the police and all other department heads, members of any Board of Commissioners, nonelected officers and employees.

§ 72-3 Delegation of power.

The Board of Trustees may delegate the power to appoint certain officers and employees to other officers and employees.

§ 72-4 Referendum.

A special election to submit the local law for approval by a majority of the qualified electors of the Village of Lancaster will be held from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday following the expiration of 60 days from the date of the adoption of this local law by the Board of Trustees.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Approved at referendum 9-17-1975.

§ 72-5 Repealer.

Sections 3-301, Subdivision 3, 4-400, Subdivision 1c and e, 3-308, Subdivision 5, and 3-312, Subdivision 3, of the Village Law and that portion of § 244-7 of the Plumbing Code of the Village of Lancaster authorizing the Mayor to appoint a Plumbing Inspector, are hereby repealed.