[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tarrytown10-5-2005 by L.L. No. 12-2005. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There are occasions when a duly appointed member of the Village of Tarrytown Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals or Board of Architectural Review cannot attend a meeting of said Board or, because of conflict of interest, cannot vote on a matter to be considered by said Board, resulting in less than a full Board and in some cases lack the quorum for the conduct of business. It is the purpose of this chapter to permit the Mayor to appoint alternate member(s) to said Board to attend such meeting(s) and to vote in place of such absent or disqualified member(s).
The Mayor of the Village of Tarrytown is hereby empowered to appoint qualified individuals who are residents of the Village of Tarrytown to serve as alternate member(s) of the Planning Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals or the Board of Architectural Review of the Village of Tarrytown should any member(s) of any said Boards be unable or fail to participate in a particular matter for whatever reason, including conflict of interest or absence.
Each Board is authorized to have a first alternate member and a second alternate member who shall have the same qualifications as regular members and shall serve in the order indicated at the call of the Chairperson or Deputy Chairperson of said Board in the absence or inability of one or more of the regular members of said Board. While so serving, an alternate member shall have all the powers and shall perform all the duties of a regular member.
Each alternate member of the Village of Tarrytown Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals or the Board of Architectural Review shall, subsequent to the first appointments by the Mayor pursuant to this chapter, be appointed for a term of three years. The first appointments by the Mayor pursuant to this chapter shall be as follows:
This chapter, to the extent it is or may be inconsistent with the provisions of the Village Law, is intended to supersede or modify the Village Law pursuant to the power given the village under the State Constitution, the Municipal Home Rule Law and the Statute of Local Governments. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following sections of this chapter are intended to supersede or modify the designated provisions of the Village Law to the extent that they are inconsistent with them:
This chapter shall take effect immediately as provided by law.