Town of Ellicott, NY
Chautauqua County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ellicott as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-13-2004 by L.L. No. 1-2004; approved at referendum 11-2-2004]
The term of office for the Town of Ellicott Highway Superintendent is increased from two years to four years subject to a vote of the electors of the Town of Ellicott.
[Adopted 9-19-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005; amended 4-15-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
This article is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.
The term of office of the elected Town Supervisor and Town Clerk/Collector shall be four years. Such four years shall commence as of the first day of January following the first biennial Town election at which the persons are elected to such offices. Thereafter, the Supervisor and Clerk/Collector shall be elected for four years. The four-year term provided by this section shall also apply to the person elected to such office at the election to be held November 5, 2019.
This article is adopted subject to a mandatory referendum and shall be submitted for approval of qualified voters of the Town of Ellicott at the biennial to be held on November 5, 2019. A proposition in the following form shall be included on the ballot at such biennial Town election, and increased terms of office shall not take effect unless such proposition is approved by a majority of the qualified voters voting thereon:
"Shall Local Law No. 2 of the year 2019 entitled A Local Law Increasing the Term of Office of Town Supervisor and Town Clerk/Collector from 2 years to 4 years be approved?"
This article shall supersede Town Law § 24 relating to the term of office for Supervisor and Clerk/Collector of the Town of Ellicott.
This article shall become effective immediately upon being filed in the office of Secretary of State after approval by the Town qualified voters.