Village of Castleton-on-Hudson, NY
Rensselaer County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Castleton-on-Hudson as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-13-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 18, Court, Clerk, as adopted 7-10-1995, was superseded by this local law.
A. 
The intent of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Castleton-on-Hudson is to abolish and terminate the Castleton-on-Hudson Village Court System and the position of Village Justice 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 Castleton-on-Hudson to immediately terminate the Village Justice position which is due for election on March 18, 2014.
B. 
On April 1, 2014, the Castleton-on-Hudson Village Court will cease to exist and the remaining Acting Village Justice, Village Court Clerk and all supportive personnel and services will terminate.
Effective April 1, 2014, the Village Justice position due for election on March 18, 2014, will terminate. Effective April 1, 2014, the Acting Village Justice, the Village Court Clerk, all Village Court personnel and the Castleton-on-Hudson Village Court System shall cease to exist.
On or after April 1, 2014, all matters necessitating the intervention of the local justice court system, both criminal and civil actions, originating in the Village of Castleton-on-Hudson or once adjudicated in the Castleton-on-Hudson Village Court System shall be docketed in the Town of Schodack Justice Court.
Within five days of the effective date of this article, the Village Clerk shall file a copy of this article with the Clerk of the Town of Schodack and with the State Office of Court Administration.
This article is subject to permissive referendum.[1]
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Editor's Note: This local law was approved at referendum on 3-18-2014.