Town of Athens, NY
Greene County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Athens as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-14-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]

§ 71-1 Statutory authority.

This article is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.

§ 71-2 Four-year term.

The term of office of the elected Town Clerk shall be four years. Such four-year term shall commence as of the first day of January 1996 and shall apply to the person elected to such office at the biennial town election to be held on November 7, 1995, and to those elected thereafter, provided that a proposition submitted pursuant to § 71-3 below is approved.

§ 71-3 Mandatory referendum. [1]

This article is adopted subject to a mandatory referendum and shall be submitted for approval of the qualified voters of the Town of Athens at the biennial town election to be held on November 7, 1995. A proposition in the following form shall be included on the ballot at such biennial town election, and the increased term of office shall not take effect unless such proposition is approved by a majority vote of the qualified voters voting thereon:
Shall Local Law No. 1, 1995, entitled "A Local Law Increasing the Term of Office of the Athens Town Clerk from Two to Four Years" be approved?"
[1]
Editor's Note: This article was approved at the election held 11-7-1995.

§ 71-4 Supersession of Town Law.

This article shall supersede Town Law § 24 relating to the term of office for the Town Clerk of the Town of Athens.
[Adopted 8-14-1995 by L.L. No. 2-1995]

§ 71-5 Statutory authority.

This article is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.

§ 71-6 Four-year term.

The term of office of the elected Town Superintendent of Highways shall be four years. Such four-year term shall commence as of the first day of January 1996 and shall apply to the person elected to such office at the biennial town election to be held on November 7, 1995, and to those elected thereafter, provided that a proposition submitted pursuant to § 71-7 below is approved.

§ 71-7 Mandatory referendum. [1]

This article is adopted subject to a mandatory referendum and shall be submitted for approval of the qualified voters of the Town of Athens at the biennial town election to be held on November 7, 1995. A proposition in the following form shall be included on the ballot at such biennial town election, and the increased term of office shall not take effect unless such proposition is approved by a majority vote of the qualified voters voting thereon:
Shall Local Law No. 2, 1995, entitled "A Local Law Increasing the Term of Office of the Athens Town Superintendent of Highways from Two to Four Years" be approved?
[1]
Editor's Note: This article was approved at the election held 11-7-1995.

§ 71-8 Supersession of Town Law.

This article shall supersede Town Law § 24 relating to the term of office for the Town Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Athens.