November 25, 2011

Residence in a jurisdiction as a qualification for appointment


Residence in a jurisdiction as a qualification for appointment
Op St Comp 80-11

The State Comptroller has issued an opinion indicating that an employee of a municipal Department of Sanitation may not be required to reside in the municipality.

The Comptroller noted a section of the Public Officers Law that excepted sanitation workers from automatic removal from their position if they cease to be a resident of the municipality.

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