Village of Rye Brook, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Rye Brook 5-26-1987 as L.L. No. 5-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Board of Trustees has determined that the enactment of § 18 of the Public Officers Law, entitled "Defense and indemnification of officers and employees of public entities," was added to the law to benefit both the officers and employees of a public corporation and the members of the public at large. It is the desire of the Board of Trustees to extend the benefits of said section to its own officers and employees and to purchase insurance from any insurance company created by or under the laws of the State of New York or authorized by law to transact business in this state, against any liability imposed pursuant to the provisions of § 18 of the Public Officers Law.
The benefits of § 18 of the Public Officers Law shall be benefits which are conferred upon officers and employees of the Village of Rye Brook, as such officers and employees are defined by § 18 of the Public Officers Law, including any former officer or employee, his estate or judicially appointed personal representative.
[Amended 12-15-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
The Village of Rye Brook shall be liable for costs in accordance with the provisions of § 18 of the Public Officers Law.
The Village of Rye Brook is hereby authorized and empowered to buy a suitable policy of insurance from any insurance company created by or under the laws of the State of New York or authorized by law to transact business in this state, against any liability imposed by the provisions of § 18 of the Public Officers Law and the enactment of this chapter.