[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Coxsackie as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-22-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005]
The intent of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Coxsackie is to abolish and terminate the Coxsackie Village Court system and the Village Justice position pursuant to its authority under Village Law §§ 3-301, 3-302 and 3-303. It is the intent of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Coxsackie to terminate the Village Justice position, which is due for election on March 21, 2006. The Village Justice position would continue until April 3, 2006, when the present term is due to expire. On April 3, 2006, the Coxsackie Village Court System would cease to exist.
Effective April 3, 2006, the Village Justice position due for election on March 21, 2006, will terminate. Also effective April 3, 2006, the Acting Village Justice, if any, Village Court Clerk and all supportive services shall cease to exist.
On or after April 3, 2006, all matters necessitating the intervention of the local justice court system, both criminal and civil actions, originating in the Village of Coxsackie or once adjudicated in the Coxsackie Village Court System shall be docketed in the Town of Coxsackie Justice Court by virtue of the Village of Coxsackie being located in the boundaries of the Town of Coxsackie.
Within five days of the effective date of this article, the Village Clerk of the Village of Coxsackie shall file a copy of such article with the Clerk of the Town of Coxsackie and with the State Office of Court Administration.