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Village of Port Chester, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Port Chester 11-3-1986 by L.L. No. 15-1986; amended in its entirety 7-1-2002 by L.L. No. 12-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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There is hereby created a Beautification Commission for the Village of Port Chester.
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It shall consist of seven members, called "Commissioners," who shall be appointed by the Village Board of Trustees for terms of three years, except that, of those first appointed, three shall serve for one year, three for two years and three for three years. One of the members shall be designated as Chairman by the Board of Trustees to serve as Chair at its pleasure.
The Commission is created for the following purposes:
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To encourage beautification of the Village of Port Chester.
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To work with businesses and residents to encourage new plantings, cleanups and to engender civic pride.
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To organize work groups and to encourage contributions to be used to improve the aesthetic quality of the Village. All such contributions are to be paid to the Village and shall be used for projects approved by the Board of Trustees.
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To encourage the beautification of buildings and structures and the preservation of historic structures.
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To advise the Village Board of Trustees on all matters involving beautification of the Village and to make recommendations to the Village Board of Trustees for making public property, streets and ways more attractive and aesthetically pleasing.
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To exercise such other and further powers as may, from time to time, be delegated to it by law or resolution of the Board of Trustees.
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The Board of Trustees of the Village may, based on the recommendations of the Commission, budget and expend moneys for beautification projects on the public property of the Village.
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At least four of the members must be present to constitute a quorum.