Town of Copake, NY
Columbia County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Copake as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 21.
Code of ethics — See Ch. 23.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 39.
[Adopted 7-9-1998 by L.L. No. 2-1998]
This chapter is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Home Rule of the State of New York.
The elected positions of Town Clerk and Town Tax Collector for the Town of Copake are hereby consolidated into one elected office to be known as the Town Clerk/Tax Collector of the Town of Copake.
This chapter is adopted subject to a mandatory referendum and shall be submitted for approval of the qualified voters of the Town of Copake at the biennial town election to be held on November 3, 1998. A proposition shall be included on the ballot at such biennial town election, and the consolidation of said elective offices shall not take effect unless such proposition is approved by a majority vote of the qualified voters voting thereon.[1]
Editor's Note: The proposition passed at referendum at the general election held 11-3-1998.
This chapter shall supersede § 20, Subdivision 1, Paragraph (b), of the Town Law relating to the elective offices of Town Clerk and Town Tax Collector for the Town of Copake.