Town/Village of Mount Kisco, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mount Kisco 1-4-1965 as L.L. No. 1-1965. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 94.
Zoning — See Ch. 110.
Fees — See Ch A112.
A. 
There shall be a Planning Board of seven (7) members, pursuant to the provisions of the Village Law.
[Amended 5-23-1994 by L.L. No. 4-1994; 7-31-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995]
B. 
The term of each member of the Planning Board shall be three (3) official years, except that the successor to any member whose term expires in 1994 shall be appointed for a term which expires at the conclusion of the official year which ends in 1997, and his or her successor shall thereafter be appointed for a term of three (3) official years, and any other member whose term is hereafter due to expire at other than the end of an official year shall, upon the expiration of such term, hold office until the end of the official year, and his or her successor shall then be appointed to a term of three (3) official years. If a vacancy shall occur otherwise than by the expiration of term, it shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term.
[Amended 5-23-1994 by L.L. No. 4-1994]
C. 
The Board of Trustees may appoint not more than two (2) alternate members of the Planning Board. Each such alternate member shall attend meetings of the Planning Board and participate in its deliberations but shall vote only in the event that a member of the Planning Board is absent or otherwise unable to act with respect to a particular matter. When acting pursuant to the authority provided hereby, such alternate member shall have all of the rights and privileges of a member of the Planning Board. This subsection is adopted pursuant to the authority granted by § 10, Subdivision 1(e)(3), of the Municipal Home Rule Law and shall supersede any provision of the Village Law which is inconsistent herewith.
[Amended 5-23-1994 by L.L. No. 4-1994; 7-31-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995]
D. 
The Board of Trustees shall, at its annual meeting, designate one (1) member of the Planning Board as Chairman and one (1) member as Vice Chairman, each of whom shall serve until the commencement of the next official year of the village and until their respective successors are designated and qualified. The Chairman shall annually designate one (1) member of the Planning Board as Secretary. The Chairman shall have the duties and powers set forth in § 7-718 of the Village Law. The Vice Chairman shall serve as Acting Chairman in the absence of the Chairman and shall have such other powers as may be delegated by the Chairman. This subsection is adopted pursuant to the authority granted by § 10, Subdivision 1(e)(3), of the Municipal Home Rule Law and shall supersede any provision of the Village Law which is inconsistent herewith.
[Added 1-24-1994 by L.L. No. 2-1994]
E. 
Each member and each alternate member of the Planning Board shall attend, in each official year, not less than six (6) hours of training approved by the Chairman relating to the activities of such Board and not less than seventy-five percent (75%) of the meetings of such Board. For the purposes of this provision, "attendance at a meeting" shall mean presence at the entire meeting, from the call to order until adjournment. In the event that any member or alternate member fails to satisfy these training and attendance requirements, the Chairman shall report such fact to the Board of Trustees.
[Added 7-31-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995]
Any reference to the Planning Board in any other law, ordinance, code, resolution, rules or regulation as it pertains to the Village of Mount Kisco shall be deemed hereafter to be a Planning Board composed of seven (7) members.
Section 179-f of the Village Law of the State of New York is changed and superseded by this chapter enacted herein.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law constituted an amendment to § 179-f of the 1909 Village Law. Said section was included as § 7-718 of the 1972 revision of the Village Law.