[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clifton Park 9-16-1996 by L.L. No. 6-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is the purpose of this chapter to establish, pursuant to Article 3-A of the Town Law, a new department entitled "Department of Buildings and Grounds" in order to provide effective and efficient administration of the maintenance of town offices, parks, recreation facilities and interior roadways.
Establishment of Department of Buildings and Grounds is hereby established.
Department head. The head of the Department of Buildings and Grounds shall be known as the "Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds."
Appointment and term of office. The Supervisor of the Department of Buildings and Grounds shall be appointed by the Town Board and shall hold office until the first day of January next succeeding the first biannual town election held after his/her appointment and, thereafter, shall hold office for the term of two years and until his/her successor shall have qualified; provided, however, that the appointees to such office shall be removable at the pleasure of the Town Board.
Salary. The salary of the Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds shall be determined in the same manner as is provided in the annual budget for the salaries of other town officers.
Duties and authority.
The Supervisor of the Department of Buildings and Grounds shall be the principal executive officer of the Department.
The Supervisor shall be charged with the maintenance of facilities such as buildings, athletics facilities of all types, parks and interior roadways. The maintenance function shall include the custodial services provided to all town-owned buildings and those leased for use by the town, including but not limited to the community centers and Town Hall.
The Supervisor of the Department of Buildings and Grounds shall be subject to the supervision and direction of the Town Board and the Town Supervisor.
Personnel; appointment and removal.
That personnel of the Department of Buildings and Grounds other than the Department Supervisor shall consist of such employees as the Town Board may appoint or designate.
The Supervisor of the Department of Buildings and Grounds shall be appointed by the Town Board on the basis of a civil service competitive examination and shall not be removed except in accordance with the Civil Service Law of the State of New York.