Village of Spring Valley, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Spring Valley as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-7-1970 as Ch. 2, Art. I, of the 1970 Code]

§ 4-1 Meetings of Board of Trustees; scheduling of public hearings.

[Amended 12-10-1985 by L.L. No. 9-1985; 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]
A. 
Regular meetings. The Board of Trustees shall hold its regular meetings as determined at the annual organizational meeting of the Village Board of Trustees. Public hearings shall not be scheduled earlier than 8:15 p.m.
B. 
Special meetings. Special meetings of the Board of Trustees may be called as determined at the annual organizational meeting of the Village Board of Trustees.

§ 4-2 Reassumption of duties of Finance Board by Board of Trustees.

In accordance with the applicable provisions of the Local Finance Law of the State of New York, the Board of Trustees hereby reassumes all of the powers of the Finance Board of the village.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 2-4, which immediately followed this section and dealt with designation of the official newspaper, was repealed 8-20-1974 by L.L. No. 1-1974. Original Sec. 2-5, relating to the executive assistant to the Mayor, was repealed 5-16-1978 by L.L. No. 6-1978. Original Sec. 2-6 was repealed 8-20-1974 by L.L. No. 1-1974.

§ 4-3 Attendance at conferences; allowance for mileage.

[Amended 3-18-1980; 12-10-1985 by L.L. No. 9-1985; 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]
The Board of Trustees hereby approves the attendance at conferences, when called, by the Mayor, Trustees, Clerk, Treasurer, Police Justice, Attorney and Assistant Attorney. Persons attending such conference shall be allowed the federal allowed amount for mileage.

§ 4-4 Residency.

[Amended 10-23-1984 by L.L. No. 8-1984; 12-9-1986 by L.L. No. 8-1986; 3-13-1990 by L.L. No. 4-1990; 12-6-1993; 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]
The offices of Assessor,[1] Attorney, Clerk, Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Works, accounting firm and Building Inspector and all deputies may be held by parties residing outside the corporate limits of the village within the county.
[1]
Editor’s Note: The position of Assessor in the Village was abolished 11-30-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016.

§ 4-5 Reciprocal police assistance.

[Added 4-7-1981 by L.L. No. 4-1981]
A. 
The Chief of Police of the Village of Spring Valley, whenever he deems the public interest requires it, may request the chief executive officer of any other local government to detail, assign, make available for duty and use in the Village of Spring Valley any part of the forces, equipment and supplies of the Police Department, police force or parkway police force of the local government of which the request is made.
B. 
The Chief of Police of the Village of Spring Valley Police Department is hereby authorized to provide the assistance of the regularly employed law enforcement officers, equipment and/or supplies of the Village of Spring Valley to any municipality within Rockland County and the Town of Tuxedo and Village of Tuxedo Park requesting such assistance to aid in coping with situations where there exists in such other municipality a need for the services of additional law enforcement officers, their equipment and/or supplies to protect the health, life and property of such other municipality, its inhabitants and the visitors thereto.
C. 
The assistance offered shall be in accordance with the provisions of § 209-m of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

§ 4-6 Paid holidays for police officers.

A. 
If a holiday falls on a police officer's day off, he is to be paid for that day in addition to his regular salary.
B. 
If a police officer works on a holiday, he is to receive additional pay for eight hours at time-and-one-half rate.

§ 4-7 Fringe benefits for Police Chief and other police officers.

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]
The Police Chief and other officers of the Police Department shall receive the same fringe benefits as patrolmen of the Department.

§ 4-8 Retirement plan for Police Department members.

There is hereby provided a twenty-year retirement plan for members of the Police Department, effective June 1, 1970.

§ 4-9 Holidays.

[Amended 12-10-1985 by L.L. No. 9-1985]
A. 
Holidays shall be established pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement.
[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]
B. 
If a holiday falls on Sunday, it will be celebrated on Monday. If a holiday falls on Saturday, it will be celebrated on Friday. The village offices will be closed at 12:00 noon on December 24 and December 31 of each year.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 2-13, Village Clerk, Treasurer and Deputies, as amended 10-23-1984 by L.L. No. 7-1984, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995.