Village of Mamaroneck, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mamaroneck 2-26-1973 by L.L. No. 2-1973, effective 2-26-1973.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 326.
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 1 of this local law provided for the reestablishment of the Board of Traffic Commissioners, which was originally established by L.L. No. 1-1967.
[Amended 4-26-1976 by L.L. No. 3-1976, effective 4-28-1976; 1-13-2014, effective 1-28-2014]
The Board of Traffic Commissioners shall consist of nine total members, including seven community members, and two ex officio members of the Commission from the Mamaroneck Fire Department and the Mamaroneck Police Department. The ex officio members shall include the Chief of the Mamaroneck Fire Department or his designee and the Chief of the Mamaroneck Police Department or his designee. The seven other persons shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees, at least three of whom shall have a background of experience in engineering, systems analysis or general business experience.
[Amended 1-13-2014, effective 1-28-2014]
A. 
Each of the community members of the Board of Traffic Commissioners shall be authorized to serve at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees for a period of not more than three years.
B. 
The Chairman of said Board shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mamaroneck.
C. 
Each of the ex officio appointees or designees of the Chiefs of the Mamaroneck Fire Department and Police Department shall be authorized to serve a term not to exceed one year, with no limit on the number of terms such ex officio members may serve.
There is hereby delegated to said Board of Traffic Commissioners any and all of the powers granted by § 1640 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law to the Board of Trustees of the village to adopt reasonable regulations for the control of traffic and parking in the Village of Mamaroneck; provided, however, that:
A. 
The installation, operation, maintenance, policing and supervision of parking meters shall be the responsibility of the Village Manager and Chief of Police, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.
B. 
The establishment and control of off-street parking areas and parking meter zones is not delegated to the Board of Traffic Commissioners and shall continue to be subject to legislation adopted by the Board of Trustees.
[Amended 3-23-1987 by L.L. No. 5-1987, effective 4-2-1987]
C. 
The Traffic Commission will comply with the requirements of the Open Meetings Law of the State of New York (Public Officers Law § 100 et seq.), even if that law does not apply because the Commission is acting in an advisory capacity.
[Added 6-11-2018 by L.L. No. 7-2018, effective 6-19-2018]
[Amended 6-25-1979 by L.L. No. 13-1979, effective 6-28-1979]
No traffic or parking regulation adopted by the Board of Traffic Commissioners shall be effective unless and until:
A. 
It has been adopted by a majority vote of the full Board.
B. 
It has been certified to the Board of Trustees by the Board of Traffic Commissioners as a regulation duly adopted by it.
C. 
It has been approved by the Board of Trustees.