City of Amsterdam, NY
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Amsterdam 3-7-1967. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bingo — See Ch. 81
The position of Bingo Inspector for the City of Amsterdam is hereby created and established.
Said position of Bingo Inspector shall be in the exempt class of municipal civil service.
The Bingo Inspector shall be appointed by the Mayor and shall hold office for the term of four years, unless sooner removed in accordance with § C13 of the Amsterdam City Charter, and his term shall not extend beyond the term of the Mayor appointing him. The Bingo Inspector shall receive such compensation as may from time to time be fixed by the Common Council.
The Bingo Inspector shall be charged with and exercise the following powers and duties, to wit:
A. 
To inspect all games of bingo conducted under any license issued by the City of Amsterdam, to the end that the same are fairly conducted in accordance with the provisions of such license, the rules and regulations promulgated by the State Racing and Wagering Board, the Bingo Control Law (Article 19-B of the Executive Law) and the provisions of Article 14-H of the General Municipal Law; to investigate qualifications of organizations applying for a bingo license; to investigate details of proposed procedures for conducting bingo; background and character of proposed workers, and lessors of premises; to inspect equipment to ensure that the same is in good operating order.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
To check system of money control and analyze reported receipts and make comparison on-site counts.
C. 
To receive and investigate complaints and explain and provide information regarding requirements of law and rules.
D. 
To appear and testify at hearings involving violations.
E. 
To maintain records and submit individual inspection reports.