Public Notice: Town of Riverhead — hearing to consider proposed law to increase salary of Town Highway Superintendent

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 2:15pm - 2:45pm

TOWN OF RIVERHEAD

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, New York on the 6th day of March at 2:15 o’clock p.m. to consider a proposed local law entitled, “Local Law to Increase Salary of Town Highway Superintendent for 2018 Fiscal Year”, subject to permissive referendum as follows:

 

SAMPLE LOCAL LAW

 

TOWN OF RIVERHEAD

Local Law No. ______, the year 2018  

 

 

A Local Law Increasing Salary of Town Highway Superintendent for 2018 Fiscal Year.

 

Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead as follows:

 

Section I. Title:

This Local Law shall be known and cited as Town of Riverhead “A Local Law to

Increase the Salary of Highway Superintendent for the 2018 Fiscal Year”.

 

Section II. Legislative Intent:

The intent of this local law is to increase the salary of the Highway Superintendent position for the 2018 fiscal year to reflect the Town’s assignment of additional duties and responsibilities to the Highway Superintendent related to the Municipal Garage.

 

Section III. Authority:

This local law is adopted pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law §10 and New York Town Law §27 that authorizes the Town Board to increase the salary 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 Municipal Home Rule Law.

 

Section IV. Increase of Salary:

The Town Highway Superintendent salary was specified in the notice of hearing on the preliminary budget of the Town of Riverhead in the amount of $94,803.00, and is hereby increased by $20,000.00 for the 2018 fiscal year prorated as of the effective date of this local law.

 

Section V. Severability:

The invalidity of any clause, sentence, paragraph or provision of this Local Law shall not invalidate any other clause, sentence, paragraph or part thereof.

 

Section VI. Effective Date

This 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.  

 

 

 

 

Dated:  Riverhead, New York

              February 21, 2018

 

 

 

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

OF THE TOWN OF RIVERHEAD

 

DIANE M. WILHELM, TOWN CLERK