Village of Caledonia, NY
Livingston County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Caledonia: Art. I, 10-6-1981 by L.L. No. 2-1981 as Ch. 23, Art. I, of the 1981 Code; Art. II, 10-6-1981 by L.L. No. 2-1981 as Ch. 23, Art. II, of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 13.
[Adopted 10-6-1981 by L.L. No. 2-1981 as Ch. 23, Art. I, of the 1981 Code]
The terms of office of the Mayor and the Trustees of the Village of Caledonia shall hereafter be for four years.
Village elections for the election of the Mayor and Trustees shall hereafter be held biennially on the third Tuesday in March in the even-numbered years.
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 28-2 hereof, an election shall be held on the third Tuesday in March 1975 for the election of those Village Trustees and Mayor regularly elected at the village election in 1975, and the officials elected at such election shall serve for terms commencing upon the expiration of the terms of the incumbents of the respective offices and ending at 12:00 noon on the first Monday in the month following the village election in the fifth calendar year following.
The successors of such Trustees and the Mayor so elected pursuant to §§ 28-2 and 28-3 thereafter shall be elected for terms of four official years.
This Article being subject to a permissive referendum as prescribed by § 3-302, Subdivision 5, of the Village Law, notice of its adoption by this Board of Trustees shall be published in the official newspaper of the village within 10 days of its adoption and a printed copy of such notice shall be conspicuously posted in at least six public places in the village.
The notice published pursuant to § 3-302 of the Village Law shall read substantially as follows:
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Caledonia, at a special meeting thereof held on the 21st day of January 1975, duly adopted a resolution subject to a permissive referendum, an abstract of which resolution is as follows:
The term for which the Mayor and Trustees of the Village of Caledonia are elected shall be changed from two to four years commencing at the beginning of the next official year following the next regular village election.
The Village Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to publish and post such notice pursuant to the provisions of this Article and the provisions of the Village Law made and provided.
Sections 28-5, 28-6 and 28-7 of this Article shall take effect immediately and §§ 28-1, 28-2, 28-3 and 28-4 shall not take effect until 30 days after its adoption nor until approved by the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of such village voting on such proposition for its approval if, within 30 days after its adoption, there is filed with the Village Clerk a petition pursuant to the provisions of § 9-902 of the Village Law.[1]
Editor's Note: No petition for referendum was filed within the stated time limit.
[Adopted 10-6-1981 by L.L. No. 2-1981 as Ch. 23, Art. II, of the 1981 Code]
As authorized by § 3-301, Subdivision 2(c), of the Village Law of the State of New York, there is hereby established the office of Public Safety Commissioner in the Village of Caledonia.
The Public Safety Commissioner shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Trustees. The appointment to the office shall be made at the beginning of each official year of the village and shall be for the term of one year or until a successor is appointed.
The duties of the Public Safety Commissioner are to inspect the various buildings and other properties, both real and personal, which the Village of Caledonia owns or controls, for purposes of recommending to the Trustees, at least annually, measures and methods to prevent citizens from injury on or with respect to such properties.
The Commissioner of Public Safety shall receive such compensation as may be fixed from time to time by the Board of Trustees.