Town of Greenburgh, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh 1-23-1991 by L.L. No. 3-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 530-1 Legislative intent.

It is the legislative intent of the Town Board to clarify by this chapter the structure, functions and duties of the various officials and employees within the Town government, excluding all elected Town Justices, heretofore dealing with all aspects of administration of the Justice Court of the Town of Greenburgh and to foster the orderly operation of the Town Justice Court. Nothing herein shall be construed to in any way impair, diminish or otherwise modify any powers which may be lawfully exercised by a Town Justice.

§ 530-2 Establishment.

There is hereby established for the Town of Greenburgh a Court Administration Office Department, hereinafter called the "Department."

§ 530-3 Commissioner/Administrator.

The principal executive officer and administrative head of the Department shall be the Commissioner/Administrator, who shall be appointed by the Town Board and shall be compensated at such salary as may from time to time be fixed by the Town Board. The Commissioner/Administrator shall be appointed on the basis of his or her administrative experience and qualifications for the duties of such office and such additional standards as may be required by the Town Board. The Commissioner/Administrator shall be the head of the Department with the power and authority to appoint and remove employees under his or her jurisdiction in accordance with the civil service laws and all other applicable laws.

§ 530-4 Deputy Commissioner/Administrator.

There shall be a Deputy Commissioner/Administrator of the Department, who shall be appointed by the Town Board and shall be compensated at such salary as may from time to time be fixed by the Town Board. The Deputy Commissioner/Administrator shall be appointed on the basis of his or her administrative experience and qualifications for the duties of such office and such additional standards as may be required by the Town Board. The Deputy Commissioner/Administrator shall have such powers and duties as are prescribed by the Commissioner/Administrator and shall generally act for and in place of the Commissioner/Administrator.

§ 530-5 Additional powers of Commissioner/Administrator.

A. 
The powers and duties of the Department shall be under the administrative direction and control of the Commissioner/Administrator. The Commissioner/Administrator shall have such powers as shall be necessary for the proper administration of the Department consistent with applicable provisions of law.
B. 
The Commissioner/Administrator shall be empowered to perform such other duties and functions as are prescribed to be performed by him or her by law, ordinance or resolution.

§ 530-6 Effect on powers of Town Supervisor and Town Board.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed to delegate or transfer any statutory power of the Town Supervisor or the Town Board.

§ 530-7 Fees.

The Commissioner/Administrator may establish, subject to Town Board approval, a schedule of fees to be collected for services rendered in connection with the work of the Department and for which the Commissioner/Administrator deems it necessary to charge and to collect a fee therefor.