Village of Woodridge, NY
Sullivan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Woodridge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-5-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012 (Ch. 21, Art. I, of the 1992 Code)]

§ 102-1 Statutory authority.

This article is enacted pursuant to the authority provided in § 3-300, Subdivision 2(a), of the New York State Village Law extending residency required for any appointed Village officer, including the Acting Village Justice, from the jurisdictional limits of a Village to the jurisdictional limits of the county in which the Village is situated.

§ 102-2 Eligibility of Acting Village Justice.

Section 3-300, Subdivision 2, of the Village Law is hereby amended and superseded in its application to the Village of Woodridge to provide that the Acting Village Justice of the Village of Woodridge at the time of his/her appointment and throughout his/her term of office need not be a resident of the Village of Woodridge so long as he/she resides in the County of Sullivan and the State of New York.

§ 102-3 Amendment to Village Law.

A new sentence is hereby inserted at the end of § 3-300, Subdivision 2, of the Village Law to read and provide as follows: "The Acting Village Justice of the Village of Woodridge at the time of his/her appointment and throughout his/her term of office need not be a resident of the Village of Woodridge so long as he/she resides in the County of Sullivan and State of New York."
[Adopted 9-21-2015 by L.L. No. 9-2015]

§ 102-4 Intent.

It is the intent of the Village Board of the Village of Woodridge to expand the number of potential appointees to various nonelected positions in the Village of Woodridge to residents of the Town of Fallsburg who might not otherwise reside in the Village of Woodridge in order to increase the number of qualified individuals who may be willing to serve in such positions. It is the sole intention of this article to expand the area in which a nonelected Village official may reside from the Village of Woodridge to the entire Town of Fallsburg, and is not intended to otherwise limit or reduce any other qualifications that may be required in order to hold an appointed office within the Village of Woodridge.

§ 102-5 Eligibility.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a resident of the Town of Fallsburg, whether inside or outside of the Village of Woodridge, shall be eligible to serve as a nonelected, appointed Village official, including, but not limited to, the Village Clerk, Treasurer, Clerk/Treasurer, Acting Village Justice, and members of boards or commissions, including the Village of Woodridge Planning Board and the Village of Woodridge Zoning Board of Appeals.