[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Milton 5-21-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Officers and employees — See Ch. 34.
The Town Board hereby adopts § 18 of the Public Officers Law and confers the benefits thereon upon all Town officers and employees.
[Amended 6-19-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
The Town shall provide for the defense of any Town officer or employee in any civil action or proceeding arising out of any alleged act or omission. The Town shall indemnify and save harmless such officer or employee in the amount of any judgement or settlement of claim obtained against such officer or employee. Such legal defense and indemnification shall only be provided where the officer or employee at the time of such alleged act or omission was acting in good faith and within the scope of his public employment, powers, and duties. The provisions of this section shall be in addition to any other statute, local law, or enactment providing legal defense and indemnification in civil actions brought against such officers or employees.
[Added 6-19-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
This chapter shall be effective immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State of the State of New York.