Village of Lake George, NY
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake George as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 21.
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 25.
[Adopted 11-20-2000 by L.L. No. 8-2000]
The purpose of this article is to implement Village Law § 3-300, Subdivision 2(a), which permits the Board of Trustees to provide that the Village Clerk-Treasurer and Deputy Clerk-Treasurer may reside in the County of Warren and need not reside in the Village of Lake George.
[Amended 11-20-2017 by L.L. No. 14-2017]
In lieu of any other residency requirements imposed by law as a condition of the Village Clerk-Treasurer's, Deputy Clerk-Treasurer's, Clerk, Treasurer, Deputy Clerk and Deputy Treasurer's holding office, the Village Clerk-Treasurer or Deputy Clerk-Treasurer, Clerk, Treasurer, Deputy Clerk and Deputy Treasurer shall reside within the County of Warren or any contiguous county but need not reside in the Village of Lake George.
[Amended 12-15-2003 by L.L. No. 15-2003]
Pursuant to § 3-300 of the Village Law of New York, the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Lake George hereby waives the Village residency requirement for appointed Village officials.
[Amended 12-15-2003 by L.L. No. 15-2003]
Persons residing within the County of Warren shall be eligible to hold appointment as Village officers except as hereafter specified:
A. 
Fire Chief, 1st Assistant Chief, and 2nd Assistant Chief of the Fire Department must reside within a contiguous town of the Town of Lake George and/or be employed within the designated fire district.
[Adopted 6-18-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001]
The obligations of the office of Mayor have growth to such an extent that, for all intents and purposes, a full-time Mayor is required. Accordingly, the Village of Lake George deems it to be in the best interests to both its citizens and taxpayers to require that the position of Mayor be a full-time position. "Full-time" is defined as 35 hours per week.
Compensation for the Mayor of the Village of Lake George is established at $40,000 per year.