[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of New Paltz as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-25-2002 by L.L. No. 4-2002]
The Town Board recognizes that there may be times when emergency events cause a particular agency to require additional law enforcement personnel, equipment or supplies, and that intermunicipal cooperation is an efficient and cost-effective method of meeting those needs in the interest of public health and safety.
The New Paltz Chief of Police, or in his/her absence the duly appointed officer in charge, is hereby delegated the power to request and grant police assistance pursuant to an intermunicipal agreement for mutual aid, under § 209-m of the General Municipal Law.
The Supervisor of the Town of New Paltz is hereby authorized to execute an intermunicipal agreement(s) with other local governments on behalf of the Town of New Paltz for mutual aid police protection and cooperative training pursuant to Article 5-G of the General Municipal Law, in such form as may be approved by the Town Attorney, and such agreement(s) shall be filed with the Town Clerk.