[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of East Rochester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-9-1983 by L.L. No. 2-1983 as Ch. 46 of the 1983 Code]
The terms of office of the Mayor and Trustees of the Village of East Rochester shall be for a period of four years.
[Adopted 12-18-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
The purpose of this article is to extend the terms of office for the Village Treasurer and Village Clerk from two to four years.
This article is adopted pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law § 10(1)(ii)(a)(1) and Village Law § 3-302, which grants to local governments the authority to enact local laws regarding the terms of local officers.
The terms of office of the Village Treasurer and Village Clerk of the Town/Village of East Rochester are hereby extended from two years to four years.
The terms of office of the present Village Treasurer and Village Clerk shall expire at the end of the term of the Mayor then in office and shall thereafter be for a period of four years.
This article shall supersede Village Law § 3-302 in its application to the office(s) of Village Treasurer and Village Clerk.
All other local laws and ordinances of the Town/Village of East Rochester that are inconsistent with the provisions of this article are hereby repealed; provided, however, that such repeal shall only be to the extent of such inconsistency and in all other respects this article shall be in addition to such other local laws or ordinances regulating and governing the subject matter covered by this article.
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, word, section or part of this local law shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional, illegal or invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, word, section or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
This article is adopted subject to permissive referendum, and shall become effective upon filing with the Department of State as required by the Municipal Home Rule Law following the expiration of the permissive referendum period; or in the event a referendum is held, following the approval thereof by the voters of the Town/Village of East Rochester.