City of Gloversville, NY
Fulton County
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One (1) Supervisor for each ward shall continue to represent each of the six (6) wards on the County Board of Supervisors.
The City Court shall continue to exist and have all of the powers possible for a City Court to now have, or in the future to have, under the Constitution and laws of the State of New York, as fully and completely as though they were enumerated in this Charter. The Assistant Judge of City Court shall be appointed in accordance with Chapter 335 of the Laws of 1951.
[Amended 9-16-2003 by L.L. No. 2-2003]
A. 
The City of Gloversville hereby elects to change the form of its current Civil Service Administration.
B. 
The City of Gloversville hereby elects to eliminate the current Civil Service Board, Commission and Administration.
C. 
The City of Gloversville hereby elects to have the County of Fulton administer its Civil Service Administration.
In any case founded upon tort, a notice of claim shall be required as a condition precedent to the commencement of an action or special proceeding against the city or any officer or employee thereof, and the provisions of Article 4 of the General Municipal Law shall govern the giving of such notice and the commencement of such actions or proceedings.
No civil action shall be brought or maintained against the City of Gloversville, and the city shall not be liable, for any damage or injury to person or property sustained in consequence of any street, highway, alley, bridge, culvert, sidewalk, crosswalk or any public place being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous, or obstructed, or in consequence of the existence or accumulation of snow or ice thereon unless notice in writing of the existence of such condition, relating to the particular place, had heretofore actually been served upon the City Clerk at least 24 hours before the happening of the casualty from which such damage or injury may have resulted, and there had been failure or neglect on the part of said city to cause such condition to be corrected, or such snow or ice to be removed, or the place otherwise made reasonably safe within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice. Said requirement of written notice shall be strictly construed. The City Clerk shall maintain the record of notices in accordance with Article 4 of the General Municipal Law. Nothing herein contained, however, shall be held to revive any claim or cause of action now barred by any existing requirement or statute of limitation, nor to waive any existing limitation now applicable to any claim or cause of action against the city.
Except as otherwise provided by this Charter, removal and other disciplinary proceedings regarding officers and employees of the city under civil service shall be governed by the Civil Service Law.
All moneys shall be deposited by the Commissioner of Finance in a bank or banks duly designated by the Common Council as depository therefor; except that any funds not currently needed may be invested by the Commissioner of Finance in any manner permitted by this Charter or by law.
Within one year following the completion of any federal decennial census, the Common Council shall reapportion the wards of the city as authorized by the Municipal Home Rule Law.