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City of Kingston, NY
Ulster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Kingston 8-7-1984 by L.L. No. 3-1984, approved 8-28-1984, as Ch. 68 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The powers granted by Section 19 of Article 2-a, added by Chapter 247 of the Laws of 1913, to Chapter 26 of the Laws of 1909, entitled, "An Act in relation to cities, constituting Chapter 21 of the Consolidated Laws" shall be exercised by the Common Council of said city, unless otherwise directed by ordinance of said Common Council hereafter passed.
The powers granted by Subdivision 4 of Section 20 of Article 2-a of said act shall be exercised by the Common Council; excepting that the Common Council may, from time to time, delegate to the Assessor of the City of Kingston by ordinance the power to levy as well as assess taxes on real and personal property for any public or municipal purposes.
The powers granted by Subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 of said Section 20 of Article 2-a of said act shall be exercised by said Common Council of said city, unless otherwise directed by ordinance of said Common Council hereafter passed. Such powers as are granted in the next section of this chapter to the various boards and departments of the city government shall be exercised by said boards and departments; excepting that said Common Council may, by ordinance, from time to time, revoke, limit or control the exercise thereof by said boards and departments.
The various boards and departments of the city government shall have and exercise such powers as they now have under the Charter[1] of the City of Kingston, subject to the limitations and conditions therein contained; excepting the Common Council may, by ordinance, from time to time revoke, limit and control the exercise of any such powers by said boards and departments.
[1]
Editor's Note: Charter included in Part I of this code.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 74-5, Issuance of bonds for school purposes, as repealed 12-16-1999 by L.L. No. 2-2000, approved 1-3-2000.
[Amended 12-16-1999 by L.L. No. 2-2000, approved 1-3-2000]
.The power granted by Subdivision 12 of said Section 20 of said Article 2-a of said act shall be exercised by the Mayor of the City of Kingston.
[Amended 12-16-1999 by L.L. No. 2-2000, approved 1-3-2000]
The power granted by Subdivision 17 of said Section 20 of said Article 2-a of said act shall be exercised by the Mayor and Board of Police Commissioners of said city.
[Amended 12-16-1999 by L.L. No. 1-2000, approved 1-3-2000]
The Mayor shall have and exercise, in addition to the powers already granted, the right to exercise the powers granted by Subdivision 20 of said Section 20 of said Article 2-a of said act.
Said Common Council of the City of Kingston reserves unto itself the right, by ordinance or ordinances hereafter passed, to regulate, manage and control the various funds of the various boards and departments of said City of Kingston.
The powers granted by said Chapter 247 of the Laws of 1913 shall be exercised subject to the limitations therein contained.
This chapter shall be published at least twice in each of the official papers of the City of Kingston, and a copy of said chapter shall be served either personally or by mail upon the heads of each of the various boards and departments of said City of Kingston.
This chapter shall take effect immediately after the publication thereof as hereinbefore specified.