[Adopted 9-5-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007]
This chapter is adopted pursuant to the provisions of Article 2, § 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law and Article 3, § 3-302 of the Village Law of the State of New York.
It is the intent and purpose of this article to increase the term of office of Trustee from two years to four years in accordance with the provisions of Village Law § 3-302(5).
For the Trustee positions currently held by Mandi Harvey and Michael Laraby:
Said two-year term will be expiring at the next Village election scheduled for March 17, 2008; and
This three-year term shall commence as of the first day of April 2008 to those elected to said positions and continue through the next Village election scheduled for the third Tuesday in March 2011; and
The successive term of office for those elected to said positions in the Village election schedule for the third Tuesday in March 2011 shall be a four-year term and shall apply to those elected thereafter; and
For the Trustee positions currently held by Tamara Quilty and David Davis:
Said two-year term will be expiring at the Village election scheduled for March 31, 2009;
Said four-year term shall commence as of the sixth day of April 2009 to those elected to said positions and continue through until the next Village election scheduled for the third Tuesday of March 2013 and shall apply to those elected thereafter;
This article shall be subject to a permissive referendum and shall become effective in 30 days after its adoption, or, thereafter, upon approval by the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of the Village voting on such proposition for its approval, if within 30 days after its adoption there is filed with the Village Clerk a petition signed and acknowledged by electors in the Village in numbers equal to at least 20% of such electors in the Village, as shown on the register of electors for the previous general Village election, protesting against such act or resolution and requesting that it be submitted to the electors of the Village for their approval or disapproval.
Editor's Note: No valid petition requesting such referendum was filed as of November 5, 2007.
This article shall supersede Village Law §§ 3-301 and 3-302(5) relating to the term of office for Trustees of the Village of Perry.