Village of Roslyn Harbor, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Roslyn Harbor as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 18.
[Adopted 4-22-1987 by L.L. No. 2-1987]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
EMPLOYEE
Any person working for the Village for wages or salary which is subject to the withholding of taxes, or any independent contractor duly appointed to render services to the Village.
OFFICER
The Mayor, a Trustee, Planning Board member, Zoning Board of Appeals member, any duly appointed commissioner or deputy commissioner, Treasurer, Clerk, Deputy Clerk and any other Village officer as defined in the Village Law, and a member of any other duly appointed board or committee which may hereafter be created.
A. 
The Village shall save harmless and indemnify all officers and employees of the Village from financial loss and legal expense arising out of any claim, demand, suit or judgment by reason of alleged past or future negligence or other act, including intentional acts by such officer or employee, provided that such officer or employee, at the time damages were sustained, was acting in the discharge of his duties and within the scope of his employment and that such damages did not result from a malicious act or gross negligence of such officer or employee and provided, further, that such officer or employee shall, within five days of the time he is served with any summons, complaint, process, notice, demand or pleading, deliver the original or a copy thereof to the Attorney for the Village.
B. 
Upon such delivery, the Attorney for the Village or such other attorney selected by the Board of Trustees may assume control of the representation of such officer or employee. Such officer or employee shall cooperate fully with the legal defense conducted by the Village Attorney.
C. 
This section shall not in any way impair, limit or modify the rights and obligations of any insurer under any policy of insurance.
D. 
The benefits of this section shall inure only to officers and employees of the Village and shall not enlarge or diminish the rights of any other party.
[Adopted 4-24-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000]
Village Law § 3-301 allows the Board of Trustees to consolidate the offices of the Village Clerk and the Village Treasurer. It is the intent of the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Roslyn Harbor ("Board of Trustees") to create the office of Village Clerk/Treasurer, such person having all the powers and duties set forth in the Village Law and the local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations of the Incorporated Village of Roslyn Harbor.
A. 
The office of the Village Clerk/Treasurer is hereby created and it shall have all the powers and duties prescribed by Village Law, the ordinances, rules, and regulations of the Village of Roslyn Harbor, and any additional duties the Board of Trustees deems necessary.
B. 
From time to time, the Board of Trustees shall assign and/or remove duties to the office of Village Clerk/Treasurer by resolution.
The Village Clerk/Treasurer shall reside in Nassau County. The Mayor and the Board of Trustees shall fill this office in the normal course by appointment.