Ulster County, NY
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Ulster County Legislature 8-23-2006 by L.L. No. 2-2006, approved 11-7-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Ulster County and Its Government

§ C-1 Title and purpose.

§ C-2 County status, powers and duties.

§ C-3 Charter effect on state laws.

§ C-4 Charter effect on local laws and resolutions.

§ C-5 Amendment or revision of Charter.

§ C-6 Definitions.

Article II Legislative Branch

§ C-7 County Legislature.

§ C-8 Members; term of office; election.

§ C-9 Qualifications.

§ C-10 Commission on Reapportionment (Redistricting).

§ C-11 Powers and duties of Legislature.

§ C-11.1 Audit Committee.

§ C-12 Submission of enactments for executive approval; veto and veto override.

§ C-13 Local laws.

§ C-14 Resolutions.

§ C-15 Confirmation of appointments.

§ C-16 Advisory committees, commissions and boards.

§ C-17 Organizational meeting.

§ C-18 Monthly and special meetings; notice.

§ C-19 Clerk of the County Legislature.

§ C-20 Counsel to the Legislature; Minority Counsel.

§ C-21 Filling membership vacancies.

Article III Executive Branch

§ C-22 County Executive.

§ C-23 Election and qualifications.

§ C-24 Term of office.

§ C-25 Powers and duties of County Executive.

§ C-26 Appointment of department heads.

§ C-27 Deputy County Executive(s).

§ C-28 Advisory committees, commissions and boards.

§ C-29 Acting County Executive.

§ C-30 Removal of County Executive.

Article IV Financial Procedures

§ C-31 Fiscal year.

§ C-32 Duties of County Executive.

§ C-33 Departmental, agency, office or unit estimates.

§ C-34 Submission of County budget.

§ C-35 Budget message.

§ C-36 Review of County budget and message.

§ C-37 Public hearings on County budget.

§ C-38 Adoption of County budget.

§ C-39 Levy of taxes; inclusion of reserve for uncollected taxes.

§ C-40 Budget modification after adoption.

Article V Department of Health

§ C-41 Commissioner of Health or Public Health Director.

§ C-42 Board of Health.

§ C-43 Medical Examiner.

Article VI Department of Mental Health

§ C-44 Commissioner of Mental Health.

§ C-45 Community Services Board.

Article VII Department of Planning

§ C-46 Appointment of Director of Planning.

§ C-47 Powers and duties of Planning Board and Director.

§ C-48 Additional duties of Director of Planning.

§ C-49 County Planning Board.

§ C-50 Additional powers and duties of Planning Board.

§ C-51 Review and approval over land use.

§ C-52 Comprehensive Plan and annual planning program.

Article VIII Department of Finance

§ C-53 Commissioner of Finance.

§ C-54 Transition.

§ C-55 Deputy Commissioners and staff.

Article IX Comptroller

§ C-56 Election; term; qualifications.

§ C-57 Powers and duties.

§ C-58 Deputy Comptrollers and staff.

§ C-59 Acting Comptroller.

§ C-60 Vacancy.

Article X Department of Personnel

§ C-61 Personnel Director.

Article XI Department of Social Services

§ C-62 Commissioner of Social Services.

Article XII Department of Public Works

§ C-63 Commissioner of Public Works.

§ C-64 Acting Commissioner of Public Works.

§ C-65 Engineering Division.

§ C-66 Rules and regulations.

Article XIII Department of Public Transportation

§ C-67 Director of Public Transportation.

§ C-68 Rules and regulations.

Article XIV County Attorney

§ C-69 Appointment and qualifications.

§ C-70 Powers and duties.

§ C-71 Assistant County Attorneys.

§ C-72 Special counsel.

Article XV Department of Information Services

§ C-73 Director of Information Services.

Article XVI Department of Purchasing

§ C-74 Director of Purchasing.

Article XVII (Reserved)

§ C-75 through § C-76. (Reserved)

Article XVIII Department of Public Defender

§ C-77 Public Defender.

§ C-78 Deputy and Assistant Public Defenders and staff.

§ C-79 Acting Public Defender.

§ C-80 Special counsel.

Article XIX County Clerk

§ C-81 Election and qualifications.

§ C-82 Powers and duties.

Article XX Sheriff

§ C-83 Election and qualifications.

§ C-84 Powers and duties.

§ C-85 Undersheriff.

§ C-86 Deputies.

Article XXI District Attorney

§ C-87 Election and qualification.

§ C-88 Powers and duties.

§ C-89 Assistant District Attorneys.

Article XXII Fire Coordinator and Fire Advisory Board

§ C-90 Fire Coordinator.

§ C-91 Fire Advisory Board.

Article XXIII Office for the Aging

§ C-92 Director of the Office for the Aging.

Article XXIV Consumer Fraud Bureau

§ C-93 Director of Consumer Affairs.

§ C-94 Director of Weights and Measures.

Article XXV Veterans' Service Agency

§ C-95 Director of Veterans' Service.

Article XXVI Department of Probation

§ C-96 Director of Probation.

Article XXVII Board of Elections

§ C-97 Appointment; term; powers and duties.

Article XXVIII County Jury Board; Commissioner of Jurors

§ C-98 Powers and duties.

Article XXIX Department of Residential Health Care Facilities

§ C-99 Director of Residential Health Care Facilities.

Article XXX Commission of Human Rights

§ C-100 Commissioner of Human Rights.

§ C-101 Membership; duties; appointments; terms of office.

§ C-102 Authority.

Article XXXI County Historian

§ C-103 Appointment; powers and duties.

Article XXXII Ulster County Community College

§ C-104 Continued operation; Board of Trustees.

Article XXXIII Board of Ethics

§ C-105 Purpose and intent.

§ C-106 Membership; appointment; compensation.

§ C-107 Powers and duties.

Article XXXIV Periodic Compensation Review Committee

§ C-108 Establishment; membership; compensation.

§ C-109 Terms of office; limits of service; filling vacancies.

§ C-110 Duties.

Article XXXV Environmental Management Council

§ C-111 Membership; terms of office; limits of service; compensation.

§ C-112 Powers and duties.

Article XXXVI Department of Emergency Communications/Emergency Management

§ C-113 Director Emergency Communications/Emergency Management; Office of Civil Defense.

§ C-114 Deputy or Assistant Directors.

Article XXXVII Intermunicipal Relations

§ C-115 Contracts with public corporations and authorities; implementation.

§ C-116 Intermunicipal Collaboration Council.

Article XXXVIII Department of Employment and Training

§ C-117 Director of Employment and Training.

Article XXXIX Department of Tourism

§ C-118 Director of Tourism.

Article XL Traffic Safety

§ C-119 Coordinator of Traffic Safety.

§ C-120 Traffic Safety Board.

Article XLI Youth Bureau

§ C-121 Director of the Youth Bureau.

§ C-122 Deputy Director.

§ C-123 Youth Board.

Article XLII Department of Community Corrections

§ C-124 Director of Community Corrections.

§ C-125 Assistant Director.

Article XLIII Safety Department

§ C-126 Safety Officer.

Article XLIV Insurance Department

§ C-127 Insurance Officer.

Article XLV General and Transitional Provisions

§ C-128 Existing laws continued.

§ C-129 Continuation of authority.

§ C-130 Civil service rights continued.

§ C-131 Existing terms of office.

§ C-132 Transfer of functions, duties and personnel; other County departments, boards, offices and agencies.

§ C-133 Charter clarification.

§ C-134 When effective.

§ C-135 Severability.

§ C-136 Dates.

§ C-137 Amendment.

§ C-138 Completion of unfinished business.

§ C-139 Submission of electors.