[HISTORY: Adopted by the Clarkson Town Board as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town Board of the Town of Clarkson does hereby officially authorize and empower the Planning Board of the Town of Clarkson to approve plats showing lots, blocks or sites with or without streets or highways, within that part of the Town located outside the Village of Brockport.
[Adopted 1-8-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
This article shall be known and may be cited as "Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2002, Changing the Terms of Office of the Members of the Town of Clarkson Planning Board."
[Amended 12-12-2006 by L.L. No. 4-2006]
The Town Board of the Town of Clarkson, through the power granted to it under the appropriate provisions of the Town Law, has created a Planning Board and has appointed members to said Board. The Planning Board consists of five members. The Planning Board has been given certain powers such as site plan review, adding or changing the Official Map of the Town, approval of plats, granting of special permits in specific instances and changes in the zoning conditions as part of plat approval. In order to provide the people of the Town of Clarkson a more frequent opportunity to serve on such an important Board in the Town of Clarkson, which Board affects the lives and property of many residents, the Town Board has determined to exercise the authority given to it under the laws of the State of New York to amend the Town Law to reduce the duration of the terms during which a Planning Board member holds office. It is the intent of this article to supersede the provisions of § 271, Subdivisions 4 and 5, of the New York State Town Law.
Editor's Note: This local law also stated that it shall take effect 1-1-2007.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- MEMBER OF THE PLANNING BOARD
- A person appointed to the Planning Board of the Town of Clarkson by the Town Board of the Town of Clarkson, pursuant to the authority granted the Town Board under § 271 of the Town Law.
- TERM OF OFFICE
- The period of time a member of the Planning Board appointed by the Town Board shall hold office.
Any person appointed as a member of the Planning Board by the Town Board of the Town of Clarkson after the effective date of this article shall serve for a term ending on the third December 31 from the date of appointment. If a vacancy shall occur other than by expiration of term, it shall be filled by the Town Board by appointment for the unexpired term.
The current term of any person heretofore appointed to the Planning Board shall not be changed by this article, but if such person ceases to serve on said Board the replacement term shall be as provided herein. Upon expiration of the current term of any person heretofore appointed, such new term for such person or another person appointed shall be as provided herein.