Village of Scarsdale, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Scarsdale 3-8-1949 by L.L. No. 1-1949. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Appearance tickets — See Ch. 15.
Eligibility requirements — See Ch. 30.
Ethics — See Ch. 37.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 72.
Board of Trustees — See Ch. 94.
Bicycles — See Ch. 121.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 290.
[Amended 11-22-1955 by L.L. No. 5-1955; 4-25-1967 by L.L. No. 1-1967]
The Village of Scarsdale shall have a Village Manager and one or more Assistant Village Managers who shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees at the beginning of each official year.
[Amended 11-22-1955 by L.L. No. 5-1955; 4-25-1967 by L.L. No. 1-1967]
The Village Manager shall act as the executive assistant of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees in connection with the conduct of the affairs of the Village.
[Amended 11-22-1955 by L.L. No. 5-1955; 4-25-1967 by L.L. No. 1-1967; 2-28-2017 by L.L. No. 2-2017]
The Village Manager shall designate no more than two Assistant Village Managers as his/her deputy, who shall perform the duties and assume the responsibilities of the Village Manager during his/her absence or inability to act.
[Amended 11-22-1955 by L.L. No. 5-1955; 4-25-1967 by L.L. No. 1-1967]
The Assistant Village Managers shall have such duties as may be assigned by the Village Manager.
[Amended 11-22-1955 by L.L. No. 5-1955]
The Village Manager and the Assistant Village Manager shall be ex officio members of the Police Department and shall have all the powers conferred upon policemen by Article 7-A of the Village Law.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: For current provisions, see Unconsolidated Laws § 5711-q.
[Amended 11-22-1966 by L.L. No. 3-1966]
Subject to civil service rules, where applicable, and the general limitations of the budget, the Village Manager, acting for and on behalf of the Board of Trustees, shall employ or approve the employment of laborers and semiskilled employees in the exempt class in civil service and of skilled or other types of employees in positions in the competitive and noncompetitive classes established by the Board of Trustees, except department heads and other officers of the Village other than police officers, and shall fix their compensation within the range of salaries and wages established for such position by such Board.
[Amended 5-11-1954 by L.L. No. 1-1954; 11-22-1955 by L.L. No. 5-1955; 11-14-1989 by L.L. No. 20-1989]
Subject to the general limitations of the budget, the Village Manager, acting for and on behalf of the Board of Trustees, shall purchase or approve the purchase of materials and equipment, except where advertising for bids is required by law, and shall engage or approve the use of services of other than Village employees.
A. 
The Village Manager is authorized, under the following circumstances, to reject all bids received for a purchase contract, as follows:
a — A bidder classified as being "not responsible"
b — Noncompliance with the specifications
c — An insufficient number of bids received
d — Bid received is considered unreasonable
e — Village needs have changed; need to change specifications
B. 
In the event that all bids are rejected for a particular contract, the Village Manager, at his discretion, may request a rebid.
[Amended 11-22-1966 by L.L. No. 3-1966]
This chapter shall change or supersede §§ 199-l and 199-m of the Village Law of the State of New York, as added thereto by Chapter 300 of the Laws of 1939,[1] as the same from time to time have been or are hereafter amended, to the extent that the provisions thereof conflict with or are contrary to the provisions of this chapter.
[1]
Editor's Note: For current provisions, see Unconsolidated Laws § 5711-q(3) and (4).