Village Of Sackets Harbor
 Laws 

2010 - No. 2 - Planning Board Membership

Overview:

Local Law No. 2 of 2010

Planning Board Membership


Section 1.

Subsection 9-3(A) Local Law No. 2 of the Year 1987, as amended, including Local Law No. 5 of the Year 1996 and Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2003, is hereby amended, in part, to read as follows:

Creation, Appointment, and Organization:

1)  The Mayor shall appoint five (5) members, who shall be Village residents, to the Village Planning Board as provided in 7-718 of the Village Law.
2)  The Mayor shall make every reasonable effort to appoint persons with an interest in the history and architecture of the Village. Particular consideration shall be given to the appointment of persons specially qualified through training or experience in history, architecture, building construction, real estate, law, art, and the like. At least one (1) member shall maintain legal residence or own property within the Historic Preservation Overlay District. 
3. Any vacancy occurring in a position for any reason other than expiration of the term for which they were appointed shall be filled in accordance with Section 7-718 of the Village Law.

 

Section 2.

Transitional Provisions. The purpose of this Local Law is to decrease the membership on the Planning Board from seven (7) members to five (5) members. Consistent with the provisions of Sections 7-706 and 7-718 of the Village Law, this Local Law shall take effect upon publication and filing as required by Section 7-706 of the Village Law and as follows. Upon the expiration of the term of office for each current member of the Planning Board, his or her successor shall be appointed for a five (5) year term, which shall expire at the end of an official year. The existing offices of member of the Planning Board whose terms expire on the last day of the Village's official year ending in December 2010 and December 2011, shall cease to exist upon the expiration of their current term.

 

Section 3. This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.