[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greece 2-18-1975 by L.L. No. 3-1975; amended in its entirety 8-26-2020 by L.L. No. 4-2020. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Officers and employees — See Ch. 24.
Editor's Note: This local law also changed the title of this chapter from "Department of Development Services" to "Department of Planning and Economic Development."
There is hereby established in the Town of Greece, pursuant to the provisions of the Suburban Town Law and the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, a department to be known as the "Department of Planning and Economic Development of the Town of Greece."
Said Department shall include the following divisions: the Office of Planning and Zoning, the Office of Community Development, and the Office of Economic Development and, hereinafter, any other office or section of the Town government which the Town Board may, from time to time, place under the jurisdiction and control of said Department.
Said Department shall undertake and perform such duties and functions as may, from time to time, be assigned thereto by the Town Board of the Town of Greece.
Said Department shall be headed by a Director to be appointed by the Town Board of the Town of Greece, who shall be vested with full authority, direction and control over the Department. Said Director shall exercise and perform such other powers and duties as are prescribed, from time to time, by the Town Board.
The Town Board may appoint such deputies to the Director as it may find necessary for the efficient operation of said Department and prescribe the titles, powers and duties of each. Said deputies shall have the power to act generally for and in place of their principal, and the office of such deputies shall be in the exempt class of the civil service.
The Director of the Department of Planning and Economic Development and any deputies who may, from time to time, be appointed by the Town Board shall perform the following duties and have the following powers, in addition to any others prescribed by the Town Board:
He/she shall have jurisdiction and control over the various divisions which are part of this Department, subject to direction from the Town Board.
He/she shall be responsible for the proper and efficient operation of his/her Department and all of the divisions thereof and coordinating, insofar as possible, the activities of the various divisions under his/her jurisdiction and control.
He/she shall carry out such other duties and powers as prescribed by the Town Board.