Town of East Hampton
Long Island, NY

Resolution
RES-2017-832

Set PH to Consider Amending Chapter 5 Regarding Authorized Officials

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Department:Town AttorneySponsors:Supervisor Larry Cantwell
Category:Local Law Public HearingFunctions:Local Laws

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BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby directs that a public hearing shall be held on August 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., at East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, New York, to hear any and all persons either for or against a local law entitled: “A LOCAL LAW amending Chapter 5 to clarify which employees of the Department of Public Safety are authorized to issue and serve an appearance ticket.”

LOCAL LAW No.  __ of 2017

Introductory No. _30_ of 2017

LOCAL LAW amending Chapter 5 (Appearance Tickets) Section 2 (Enumeration of Authorized Officials) to clarify which employees of the Department of Public Safety are authorized to issue and serve an appearance ticket.”

BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton as follows:

 

SECTION 1.              Legislative Intent.

This legislation is intended to clarify that the Assistant Director of Public Safety and Town Investigators are employees of the Department of Public Safety authorized to issue and serve appearance tickets.

 

SECTION 2.              Amendment

The East Hampton Town Code is hereby amended by amended Chapter 5 (Appearance Tickets) Section 2 (Enumeration of Authorized Officials) to add the underlined words as follows:

 

The following public servants of the Town of East Hampton are hereby authorized to issue and serve an appearance ticket with respect to the violation of a state statute that such public servants are required to or authorized to enforce, or any local law, ordinance, rule or regulation of the Town of East Hampton:

 

A. Director of Public Safety, Assistant Director of Public Safety, Director of Code Enforcement, Chief Town Investigator, Town Investigators, and Ordinance Enforcement Officers assigned to the Ordinance Enforcement Department.

 

B. Chief Building Inspector, Senior Building Inspector and Building Inspectors assigned to the Building Department.

 

C. Chief Fire Marshal, Assistant Chief Fire Marshal and Fire Marshals assigned to the Department of Fire Prevention.

 

D. Harbormasters and Bay Constables assigned to the Department of Harbors and Docks.

 

E. Animal Shelter Supervisor and Animal Control Officers assigned to the Department of Animal Control.

 

 

SECTION 3. - Authority.

The proposed local law is enacted pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law §10(1)(ii)(d)(3) and Town Law §261.

 

SECTION 4. - Severability.

If any section of subsection, paragraph, clause, phrase or provision of this law shall be adjudged invalid or held unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, any judgment made thereby shall not affect the validity of this law as a whole or any part thereof other than the part or provisions so adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional.

 

SECTION 5. - Effective Date.

This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law.

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is hereby authorized to publish the following Notice of Public Hearing:

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Intro. #30 of 2017

              PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing shall be held on August 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as this matter may be heard, at East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, New York, to hear any and all persons either for or against a local law entitled: “A LOCAL LAW amending Chapter 5 to clarify which employees of the Department of Public Safety are authorized to issue and serve an appearance ticket.”

Summary of Proposed Law

This proposed local law would clarify that the Assistant Director of Public Safety and Town Investigators are employees of the Department of Public Safety authorized to issue and serve appearance tickets.

Copies of the proposed local law, sponsored by Supervisor Larry Cantwell are on file in the Town Clerk’s Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

 

Meeting History

Jul 20, 2017 6:30 PM Video East Hampton Town Board Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Larry Cantwell, Supervisor
SECONDER:Peter Van Scoyoc, Councilman
AYES:Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, Peter Van Scoyoc, Sylvia Overby, Fred Overton, Larry Cantwell

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