[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Babylon 4-7-1976 by L.L. No. 4-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Whenever used in this chapter, words used in the singular include the plural and vice versa.
The following terms shall have the following meanings for the purposes of this chapter:
- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
- The Administrative Assistant to the Supervisor of the Town of Babylon, appointed by the Supervisor in accordance with law, who shall assist the Supervisor with the performance of his duties.
- The Town of Babylon Supervisor's Department.
- DEPUTY SUPERVISOR
- The Deputy Supervisor of the Town of Babylon, appointed in accordance with applicable law, who shall act generally for and in place of the Supervisor.
- The elected public official who shall be chief administrative officer of the Town of Babylon and the head of the Department created by this chapter.
[Amended 10-21-2015 by L.L. No. 17-2015]
There shall be in the Town of Babylon a Supervisor's Department. The principal executive officer and administrative head of such Department shall be the Supervisor, who shall be an elected official for a term of four years at such salary as may from time to time be fixed by the Town Board. The Supervisor shall be the head of the Department, with power and authority to appoint and remove officers and employees under this jurisdiction in accordance with civil service law and other applicable laws.
The Supervisor is empowered herein to appoint a Deputy Supervisor and an Administrative Assistant, who shall generally act for and in his behalf and who shall perform such duties as are vested in and imposed upon that office by the provisions of this chapter, by statute or by other lawful authority.
Before entering upon the duties of his office, the Supervisor shall execute and file with the Town Clerk an official undertaking, if the same is required by the Town Board, in such sum as prescribed by the Town Board and in such form as approved by the Town Attorney.
The Supervisor shall have such powers as shall be necessary for the proper administration of the Department consistent with applicable provisions of law.
The powers and duties of this Department shall be under the administration and control of the Supervisor, who shall have the power to appoint a Director of Finance in accordance with provisions of applicable law to assist him in the performance of his duties as chief fiscal officer of the Town of Babylon.
The Supervisor shall be empowered to perform such other duties and functions that are prescribed to be performed by him in any law, ordinance or resolution of the Town Board.
The Supervisor shall have cognizance of and control over the bay constables of the Town of Babylon and shall supervise their activities.
All costs and expenses incurred by the Department or its officers or employees on behalf of a special improvement district or special Town project shall be charged against such district or project and paid from the funds duly appropriated for the purpose of such district or project.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to delegate or transfer any power of the Town Supervisor contained in §§ 29, 52 and 125 of the Town Law of the State of New York or any statutory or other powers which may be lawfully exercised by said Supervisor.