ARTICLE IGeneral Provisions (§ 4-1 — § 4-9)
§ 4-1Meetings of Board of Trustees; scheduling
of public hearings.
§ 4-2Reassumption of duties of Finance Board
by Board of Trustees.
§ 4-3Attendance at conferences; allowance
§ 4-5Reciprocal police assistance.
§ 4-6Paid holidays for police officers.
§ 4-7Fringe benefits for Police Chief and
other police officers.
§ 4-8Retirement plan for Police Department
Regular meetings. The Board of Trustees shall hold its regular meetings as determined at the annual organizational meeting of the Village Board of Trustees. Public hearings shall not be scheduled earlier than 8:15 p.m.
Special meetings. Special meetings of the Board of Trustees may be called as determined at the annual organizational meeting of the Village Board of Trustees.
In accordance with the applicable provisions of the Local Finance Law of the State of New York, the Board of Trustees hereby reassumes all of the powers of the Finance Board of the village.
The Board of Trustees hereby approves the attendance at conferences, when called, by the Mayor, Trustees, Clerk, Treasurer, Police Justice, Attorney and Assistant Attorney. Persons attending such conference shall be allowed the federal allowed amount for mileage.
The offices of Assessor, Attorney, Clerk, Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Works, accounting firm and Building Inspector and all deputies may be held by parties residing outside the corporate limits of the village within the county.
The Chief of Police of the Village of Spring Valley, whenever he deems the public interest requires it, may request the chief executive officer of any other local government to detail, assign, make available for duty and use in the Village of Spring Valley any part of the forces, equipment and supplies of the Police Department, police force or parkway police force of the local government of which the request is made.
The Chief of Police of the Village of Spring Valley Police Department is hereby authorized to provide the assistance of the regularly employed law enforcement officers, equipment and/or supplies of the Village of Spring Valley to any municipality within Rockland County and the Town of Tuxedo and Village of Tuxedo Park requesting such assistance to aid in coping with situations where there exists in such other municipality a need for the services of additional law enforcement officers, their equipment and/or supplies to protect the health, life and property of such other municipality, its inhabitants and the visitors thereto.
The assistance offered shall be in accordance with the provisions of § 209-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.
The Police Chief and other officers of the Police Department shall receive the same fringe benefits as patrolmen of the Department.
There is hereby provided a twenty-year retirement plan for members of the Police Department, effective June 1, 1970.
If a holiday falls on Sunday, it will be celebrated on Monday. If a holiday falls on Saturday, it will be celebrated on Friday. The village offices will be closed at 12:00 noon on December 24 and December 31 of each year.