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A LOCAL LAW INCREASING COMPENSATION OF TOWN HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT FOR 2022 FISCAL YEAR, SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM

A LOCAL LAW INCREASING COMPENSATION OF TOWN HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT
FOR 2022 FISCAL YEAR, SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM
 
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a regular meeting held on the 23rd day of August, 2022, the Town Board of the Town of Ulysses, New York duly adopted Resolution #130 of 2022, an abstract of which follows below. It is adopted pursuant to New York Town Law §27 and Municipal Home Rule Law §10. In particular, Town Law §27 authorizes the Town Board to increase the compensation of certain elected officials of the Town, including the Highway Superintendent, to an amount in excess of the amount specified in the notice of public hearing on the preliminary budget for not more than one fiscal year by adoption of a Local Law pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law.
The Local Law shall be subject to permissive referendum and shall not become operative or effective unless and until 45 days have elapsed after its adoption and no petition protesting against this Local Law has been filed with the Town Clerk or, if such a petition is filed, a proposition for the approval of this Local Law has been submitted and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the voters voting thereon. If no petition is timely filed or if a petition is filed and this Local Law is approved, it shall take effect upon filing by the office of the New York Secretary of State.
 
RESOLUTION # 130 OF 2022:  A LOCAL LAW INCREASING COMPENSATION OF TOWN HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT FOR 2022 FISCAL YEAR
WHEREAS, the Town has the authority to adopt the local law referred to above (hereafter “the Local Law”) pursuant to §10(1)(ii)(a)(1) and §10(1)(ii)(d)(3) of the New York State Municipal Home Rule Law; and
WHEREAS, the Town is responsible for maintaining and operating public water in parts of the Town of Ulysses; and
WHEREAS, the Highway Superintendent, Scott Stewart, is certified to operate public water systems; and
WHEREAS, the proposed law would allow the Highway Superintendent to be compensated for duties outside his elected position; and
WHEREAS, a public notification for the public hearing was duly published in the Ithaca Journal on Aug. 12, 2022; and
WHERAS, a Public Hearing was held on August 23, 2022 at 7:00 p.m., and all parties in attendance were permitted an opportunity to speak in favor of or in opposition to the Local Law, or any party thereby, and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED THAT the Town Board of the Town of Ulysses hereby approves the Local Law Increasing Compensation of the Town Highway Superintendent for the 2022 Fiscal Year in the amount of $3500.
 
Vote: 5-0
Date Adopted: 8/23/22
 
Carissa Parlato
Ulysses Town Clerk
8/24/22