[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Montgomery as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-18-1991 by L.L. No. 3-1991]
It is the purpose of this Article to expand the residency requirements of the position of Acting Village Justice so as to provide the Board of Trustees with a larger list of qualified candidates for said office. The Board recognizes the importance of the Acting Village Justice position and the need for retaining the services of a well-qualified individual for said position.
The Acting Village Justice of the Village of Montgomery shall be a resident of Orange County, New York, and shall meet all other qualifications for said office as provided by law.
[Adopted 11-6-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
No person shall be eligible to be appointed to or to hold the office of Village Clerk or Village Treasurer who is not a citizen of the United States; is not at least 18 years of age; except as may otherwise be provided by law, is not a Village resident; and, if eligibility to or holding of such office is subject to regulation under the Civil Service Law or any other law, does not meet the requirements of such law or laws. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, the Board of Trustees of the Village may provide, in lieu of any other residency requirement imposed law, that any person appointed Village Clerk or Village Treasurer may reside within a town in which the Village is wholly or partially situated, within a county in which the Village is wholly or partially situated, or within specified areas of the county in which the Village is wholly or partially situated.