Village of Carthage, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Carthage 12-15-2008 by L.L. No. 8-2008. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See Ch. 13.

§ 4-1 Legislative authority.

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Carthage, pursuant to the authority granted it under § 18 of the Public Officer's Law and §§ 10 and 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, hereby enact as follows.

§ 4-2 Findings and purpose.

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Carthage hereby finds that defense and indemnification of officers and employees under those circumstances outlined in § 18 of the Public Officer's Law is an appropriate exercise of municipal authority and is necessary to encourage people to participate in the process of acting as officers and employees of the Village. It is the purpose of this chapter to adopt a provision to authorize the indemnification of officers and employees in accordance with § 18 of the Public Officer's Law.

§ 4-3 Title; liability for costs incurred; conferral of benefits.

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Carthage hereby creates a new Chapter 4 of the Village of Carthage Code entitled "Defense and Indemnification of Officers and Employees" as follows: Pursuant to the provisions of § 18 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York, the governing body of the Village of Carthage, New York, hereby agrees to be held liable for costs incurred under the provisions of the section by conferring upon such officers and employees of such Village the benefits of § 18 of such law.