[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of South Bristol as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 19.
[Adopted 8-11-1998 by L.L. No. 4-1998]
The purpose of this article is to change the term of office for the Tax Collector of the Town of South Bristol, Ontario County, New York, from the current two-year term to a four-year term.
Pursuant to § 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, the term of office of the Tax Collector of the Town of South Bristol shall be four years. The first elected Tax Collector with a four-year term would take office on January 1, 2000.
Pursuant to § 23 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, this article is subject to a mandatory referendum. A proposition shall be submitted for the approval of the electors of the Town of South Bristol at the next general election of state or local government officers. However, if within 30 days of the adoption of this article a petition, signed, authenticated and subject to certification by the Town Clerk as provided for other petitions pursuant to § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, is filed with the Town Clerk requesting submission of such article at a special election, a proposition on this article shall be submitted at a special election held by the Town of South Bristol not less than 60 days after the adoption of this article and the date of such special election shall be fixed by the Town Board of the Town of South Bristol.
This article shall become effective upon its approval at such election by the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of the Town of South Bristol voting upon such proposition and upon the filing thereof as required by law.
Editor's Note: This article passed at referendum at the general election held 11-3-1998.