[Adopted 7-18-1983 by L.L. No. 2-1983 as Ch. I, Art. II, Div. 14, of the 1983 Code]
The Board of Estimate and Apportionment of the City of Albany shall have power and authority to increase the salary or compensation of any City employee at any time during any fiscal year of the City, either before or after the appointment of any such employee, whether or not such salary or compensation shall previously have been fixed or provided for in the budget of said City for said fiscal year. Any such increases which the Board of Estimate and Apportionment may make after the adoption of the budget for any fiscal year of the City and which shall become effective during said fiscal year may be paid from any available funds or accounts as said Board shall determine. When the salary of the Corporation Counsel or the City Engineer is under consideration by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment, the Treasurer shall temporarily take the place on said Board of either of said members whose salary is under consideration.
The minutes of each meeting shall be distributed to each member of the Board, to the Common Council, and to each department head within two weeks of each meeting. At the end of the year the minutes shall be indexed and maintained in a separate binder.
[Added 2-24-2011 by Ord. No. 4.21.11]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsection B as Subsection C.
The Chief City Auditor shall make a bimonthly report to the Common Council of the cumulative total of transfers of budgeted funds for the year to date and a total for each meeting of the Board of Estimate and Apportionment and shall immediately notify the Common Council in writing when transfers of budgeted funds approach 4% of the total annual City budget in any given year, or of any transfer of budgeted funds that reduces the budget of any City department, office and commission in excess of 37.5% in any given year. Pursuant to Section 603(D) of the City Charter, no further transfers shall be made without prior approval of the Common Council.
[Added 10-17-2005 by L.L. No. 5-2005; amended 2-3-2020 by L.L. No. 1-2020]
Editor's Note: This local law also provided that nothing in this subsection is meant to be inconsistent with or supersede the provisions of the Second Class Cities Law or the Albany City Charter regarding the powers of the Board of Estimate and Apportionment.
For the purpose of this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- CITY EMPLOYEE
- Includes all persons whose salary or compensation is paid out of the Treasury of the City of Albany, except the Mayor, Treasurer, Comptroller, Justices of City Court, Justice of Police Court, Justice of Traffic Court, President of the Common Council and members of the Board of Aldermen.