Friday, September 07, 2012
A village that has a police department must have a chief of police
Citing Village Law §§8-800, 8-800(1); Chapters 810 and 840 of the Laws of 1985; Town Law §150; and Civil Service Law §§58, 58(1-c), the Attorney General advised the Village Attorney, Village of Skaneateles, that “A village that has a police department must have a chief of police, unless the grandfather clause applies.” [Informal Opinions of the Attorney General 2012-08. This Informal Opinion is posted on the Internet at http://www.ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/opinion/2012-8%20pw.pdf]
Handbooks focusing on State and Municipal Public Personnel Law continue to be available for purchase via the links provided below:
The Discipline Book at http://thedisciplinebook.blogspot.com/
Challenging Adverse Personnel Decisions at http://nypplarchives.blogspot.com
The Disability Benefits E-book: at http://section207.blogspot.com/
Layoff, Preferred Lists at http://nylayoff.blogspot.com/
Subsequent court and administrative rulings, or changes to laws, rules and regulations may have modified or clarified or vacated or reversed the decisions summarized here. Accordingly, these summaries should be Shepardized® or otherwise checked to make certain that the most recent information is being considered by the reader.
THE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. CHANGES IN LAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND NEW COURT AND ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS MAY AFFECT THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS LAWBLOG. THE MATERIAL PRESENTED IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE AND THE USE OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.
Copyright© 1987 - 2017 by the Public Employment Law Press.