Town of Southampton, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Southampton 3-9-2004 by L.L. No. 8-2004. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Recreation Advisory Committee — See Ch. 60.

§ 12-1 Authority.

This chapter is enacted pursuant to New York State Municipal Home Rule Law § 10.

§ 12-2 Purpose.

The Town Board of the Town of Southampton has the authority to create, by local law, advisory committees. The purpose of this chapter is to establish the authority of the Town Board to create, by resolution also, various advisory committees not otherwise authorized or governed by any other laws of the State of New York.

§ 12-3 Establishing advisory committees.

A. 
The Town Board of the Town of Southampton may create or dissolve advisory committees by resolution of a majority vote of the Town Board as it deems appropriate.
B. 
The resolution creating an advisory committee will be consistent with the following provisions, and such resolution will state these provisions for each committee established:
(1) 
The purpose and need of the committee will be defined.
(2) 
The committee will be established as either permanent or temporary.
(3) 
The role of the committee will be stated as advisory in nature.
(4) 
Where applicable, the number of members and their terms of office shall be established, and vacancies provided for.
(5) 
A set of rules for each committee created under the authority of this chapter will be established by the Town Board. These rules shall include but not be limited to provisions for meetings, attendance, duties and removal.
(6) 
All committee members shall be governed by any applicable state and local laws.

§ 12-4 Existing committees.

All committees existing in the Town of Southampton at the time of enactment of this chapter and heretofore created by resolution and not authorized by any other provision of state or local law shall be deemed compatible with the provisions contained in this chapter, or reestablished in compliance with the provisions of this chapter.