[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Middletown as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-9-1947 (Ch. 57, Art. III of the 1971 Code)]
[Amended 11-9-1953; 4-14-1969; 4-23-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007; 1-7-2008]
It shall be the duty of the City Clerk, in addition to equipping the polling places, to cause a voting machine or machines, prepared as provided by the Election Law of the State of New York, to be delivered, subject to supervision of the Board of Elections, at each of the respective polling places in which they are to be used, at least one hour before the time set for the opening of the polls. After the machines have been delivered, they shall be set up in the proper manner for use at the election, and it shall be the duty of the Chief of Police to provide ample protection against molestation and injury to the machines. Whenever the personnel of the Police Department is insufficient to perform such duty, the Chief of Police shall have the power and authority to employ such persons as he deems necessary to protect the voting machines as required by § 3-402 of the Election Law of the State of New York, and to compensate such persons as shall be determined by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment.
[Adopted 10-27-1952 (Ch. 57, Art. II of the 1971 Code)]
[Amended 10-8-1962; 4-14-1969]
The salary of the Inspectors of Election appointed to serve at special and general elections and on primary and registration days shall be determined by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment.
[Amended 8-10-1959; 4-14-1969]
The rental of places, exclusive of City-owned buildings, used for primary election, registration and general elections, shall be determined by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment.
This article shall supersede the ordinance entitled "An Ordinance Establishing the Salary of Election Inspectors and the Rental of Polling Places," adopted September 8, 1947, and amended October 25, 1948.