[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Elma as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-19-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
This article shall be known as the "Residency Requirements Local Law No. 2-2007."
The purpose of this article is to require residency for employment in the Town of Elma.
On and after the effective date of this article, it shall be the duty of each employee of the Town of Elma during the period of his or her employment by the Town to maintain his or her residence or dwelling within the corporate limits of the Town. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any employee principally engaged in Town activities outside the corporate limits of the Town.
Any employee who, on the effective date of this article, does not maintain his or her residence or dwelling within the corporate limits of the Town shall, within the period of one year from the effective date, maintain a residence or dwelling within the corporate limits of the Town.
If the Elma Town Board, after investigation, determines that enforcement of the provision of this article works an undue hardship upon any employee, it may grant relief to such employee as the Board, in its judgment, deems just and proper.
Failure of any employee to comply with any of the provisions of this article shall constitute misconduct and shall be cause for removal in the manner provided by law and pursuant to the Town of Elma Town Policy.
Provisions of this article shall not apply to elected officials or other employees whose residence requirements are established by law.