TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
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 15th day of February, 2022 at 6:05 o’clock p.m. to consider a proposed local law entitled, “Local Law to Increase Salary of Town Highway Superintendent for 2022 Fiscal Year”, subject to permissive referendum as follows:
SAMPLE LOCAL LAW
TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
Local Law No. ______, the year 2022
A Local Law Increasing Salary of Town Highway Superintendent for 2022 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 2022 Fiscal Year”.
Section II. Legislative Intent:
The intent of this local law is to increase the salary of the Highway Superintendent position for the 2022 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 is hereby increased from $94,803.00, the amount which was specified in the notice of hearing on the preliminary budget of the Town for the year 2022, to $114,803.00 beginning on the effective date of this local law and prorated for the remainder of fiscal year.
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 1, 2022
BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
DIANE M. WILHELM, Town Clerk