RESOLUTION NO. 160-511
ADOPTING LOCAL LAW NO. 2 OF 2011, ENTITLED A LOCAL LAW TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF CORONERS FOR THE COUNTY OF ORLEANS
WHEREAS, Local Law No. 2-Intro of the year 2011 was introduced at a regular meeting of the Orleans County Legislature held on April 13, 2011, and a Public Hearing was held on April 27, 2011, at which time all interested persons wishing to speak were heard; be it enacted as follows:
COUNTY OF ORLEANS
LOCAL LAW NO. 2 OF 2011
Local Law to Change the Number of Coroners for the County of Orleans
Section 1. This Local Law is adopted pursuant to § 400 subdivision 3 of the County Law of the State of New York which empowers a county legislature by local law subject to permissive referendum to change the number of coroners to be elected to not less than one nor more than four.
Section 2. The number of coroners to be elected in the County of Orleans shall be reduced in number from four (4) coroners to three (3) coroners pursuant to the provisions of this Local Law effective January 1, 2012.
Section 3. The reduction in the number of the coroners to be elected shall be implemented as follows:
The terms of office of all coroners elected or appointed and holding office in Orleans County at the time this Local Law becomes effective on January 1, 2012 shall expire on the December thirty-first following. At the general election to be held in 2012, the year this Local Law becomes effective, three coroners shall be elected in Orleans County who shall serve concurrent terms of office commencing on January 1, 2013.
Section 4. This Local Law is subject to a permissive referendum pursuant to § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York. This Local Law shall take effect January 1, 2012; nor until approved by the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of Orleans County voting on a proposition for its approval if within forty-five days after its adoption there be filed with the Clerk a petition protesting against this Local Law in the form provided for in § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.
Moved, Bower; second, Allport.
Roll Call: 7 ayes; Allport, Bower, Callard, Eick, Johnson, Rush, Smith; 0 nays; 0 absent.