City of Fulton, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Fulton 5-6-1997[1] (Ch. 8 of the 1991 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: The preamble of this resolution provided as follows:
"Whereas, Article 18 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York provides for defense and indemnification of officers and employees of the City for municipalities which have deigned to adopt said provisions pursuant to Article 18, § 2 of said law; and
Whereas, the Common Council of the City of Fulton deems it to be in the overall public interest to indemnify and hold harmless policemen, firemen, emergency medical technicians, public officers and other employees should litigation be commenced against them while in the course of their employment or the performance of their duties; and
Whereas, pursuant to Article 18 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York, this Council does hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless said policemen, firemen, emergency medical technicians, public officers and other employees for any causes of action commenced against them while in the performance of their duties and for performance of their responsibilities for negligence, misfeasance and/or nonfeasance."
The City of Fulton does hereby, pursuant to this chapter, indemnify and hold harmless policemen, firemen, emergency medical technicians, public officers and other employees while in the course of their employment and pursuance of their public duties incur claims against them and require defense and indemnification and also for payment of any claims derived therefrom, whether by way of settlement and/or verdict, and will provide defense for those above employees or officers when actions are maintained against said officers and/or employees as a result of their actions undertaken in their public capacities.