Town of Lockport, NY
Niagara County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Lockport 2-6-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Department of Operations is hereby established in the Town of Lockport.
The Department of Operations shall be responsible for:
A. 
The oversight, operation and maintenance of the Town districts, including water, sewer, and lighting districts, and such other districts as shall hereafter be established, combined, or changed to Town functions.
B. 
The oversight, operation and maintenance of Town parks.
C. 
The oversight, operation and maintenance of Town facilities, including buildings and all Town lands, except the highway garage.
D. 
The oversight, operation and maintenance of all Town-owned equipment utilized by the Department.
The Department of Operations shall not have authority over areas of operations or duties of the elected Town Highway Superintendent.
The Department of Operations shall be headed by the Town Director of Operations, whose job description shall be established by the Niagara County Civil Service Commission and adopted by the Town Board by resolution.
The Director of Operations shall have authority to appoint and remove employees.
The Director of Operations shall report to the Town Supervisor and the Town Board.
This chapter is established as authorized by Municipal Home Rule Law § 10 Subdivision 1(i), 1(ii)a(1), and 1(ii)d(3), and Town Law § 64, Subdivision 23.
This chapter shall not be construed to delegate or transfer any powers of the Town Board contained in §§ 61, 64, and Articles 12, 14, and 15 of the Town Law.