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anuual election. In the year nineteen hundred and twenty-one. two trustees shall be elected for a full term of two official years and two trustees shall be elected for one official year, and thereafter two trustees shall be elected at each annual village election. The terms of office of trustees of the village of Ossining, in office on the first day of October, nineteen hundred and twenty, shall expire at noon on the Monday following the annual election to be held on the second Tuesday of March, in the year nineteen hundred and twenty-one, any provisions of law to the contrary notwithstanding.
§ 15. Elections; how conducted. All elective officers under this act shall be voted for on one ticket which shall be indorsed "charter officers," and the polls of the election for said officers shall be open continuously from twelve o'clock noon to eight o'clock in the afternoon. The board of trustees shall appoint four inspectors of election in and for each election district, not more than two of whom shall be members of the same political party. All laws relating to general elections of state officers as the same shall be applicable, shall be deemed to apply to all elections authorized under this act and the inspectors of all elections under this act shall have the same power and authority in all respects, as near as may be, as inspectors of elections in towns possess. The inspectors of election of each election district shall, immediately upon the closing of the polls of each annual election, proceed to canvass the votes cast thereat, and shall complete such canvass without adjournment. They shall, before nine o'clock in the forenoon of the following day, file with the village clerk their certificate setting forth the holding of the election, the total number of votes cast for each office, the number of votes cast for each person for such office, the total number of votes cast upon each proposition voted upon,
and the number cast for and against it. The board of trustees of such village shall meet at its usual place of meeting, at nine o'clock in the forenoon of the next day after the election. The village clerk shall produce at such meeting the returns of inspectors of eleetion, and the board of trustees shall canvass such returns, and file in the office of the village clerk a certificate declaring the result. The person eligible and receiving the highest number of votes for an office shall be elected thereto. If two or more per sons receive an equal and the greatest number of votes for the same office, the board of trustees shall order a new election,
§ 32. Meetings of board of trustees. The president and trustees of the village of Ossining shall constitute the board of trustees thereof. The board of trustees shall hold a meeting for the transaction of public business on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. The president of the village shall preside at all meetings of such board of trustees, and shall have a vote upon all matters and questions coming before the board. In the absence of the president, the trustees present shall appoint one of their number to preside. A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn and compel the attendance of absent members. No contract or obligation on the part of the board of trustees shall be binding or have any legal effect whatever against the said village of Ossining, unless such contract or obligation shall receive the affirmative vote of at least three members of the said board of trustees in favor of the said contract or obligation. All acts and resolutions of the board are also subject to approval by the president, who may, within forty-eight hours after the action or adop
, tion of the resolution, file his objections in writing, and if so filed, such acts or resolutions shall not become operative unless reapproved by the vote of at least three of said trustees.
$ 33. Duties and powers of the president. The president shall be the executive officer of the village. The president shall have power to call special meetings of the board of trustees when he shall think proper, and it shall be his duty to call such special meeting when requested to do so by any two of the trustees. He shall preside at all meetings of the board of trustees; he shall have a vote on all resolutions or other questions presented or submitted to the board of trustees; he shall appoint all standing committees and other committees of the board of trustees, as shall be required by any ordinance or resolution of said trustees; he shall sign, as such president, all by-laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, orders, bonds, appointments, deeds, covenants and contracts made by the trustees in behalf of said corporation, and in all cases where, in his judgment, such instruments are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act; he shall see that all by-laws, orders, regulations and ordinances lawfully made by the trustees are carried into effect and duly executed; he shall give proper notice of every annual or special meeting of the inhabitants of
: paid, village, held under the authority and for the objects specified in this act: lie shall preside at all such" meetings thus convened: te shall collect or cause to be collected, all fines, penalties and
forfeitures incurred under this act, or any rule, by-law, order,
$ 78. Certificates of indebtedness. The said board of trustees,
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Silver Lake Institute, and in relation to the trustees of such
three-fifths being present.
Section 1. The name of the Silver Lake Assembly, a corpora-
Ground Association and the name of which was changed to the Silver Lake Assembly by chapter six hundred and thirty-four of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, is hereby changed to Silver Lake Institute; but such change of name shall not Edect. affect the title to any property owned or possessed by such corporation or any action or proceeding now pending by or against such corporation or any obligation incurred by such corporation; and any gift or bequest heretofore or hereafter made or given in any will, devise or other grant to or in the name of such Silver Lake Assembly shall inure to the benefit and belong to the Silver Lake Institute the same as though such name had not been changed.
§ 2. The resident bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the district superintendents of the Genesee Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church skall be ex officio trustees of such corporation, in addition to the trustees provided for by chapter two hundred and fifty-two of the laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-seven and chapter four hundred and twentyeight of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-four.
§ 8. This act shall take effect immediately.
toward compensation of town physicians by certain towns. Became a law April 14, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,
three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
Section 1. Section one hundred and forty-two of chapter sixty- L. 1909, eh. three of the laws of nineteen hundred and nine, entitled “An act 63. added 2. relating to towns, constituting chapter sixty-two of the consolidated by Ls 1916, laws,” as added by chapter four hundred and thirteen of the laws amended. of nineteen hundred and sixteen, is hereby amended to read as follows:
§ 142. Town physician. The town board of any town containing a village or hamlet in which there is not a practicing physician!
1 Words " residing within its boundaries, or within a radius of eight miles thereof," omitted.
may at a special meeting called for that purpose, establish the office of town physician and fix the salary of such physician' and appoint to the office so created a duly qualified physician upon condition that he shall reside in such village or hamlet, or may combine with an adjoining town in the employment of such physician who shall reside in either of the towns so combined. The compensation of such town physician shall be a town charge and the sum necessary to pay the same shall be levied, collected and paid at the time and in the manner that other charges against the town are levied, collected and paid. It shall be the duty of a town physician so appointed to render to all poor persons within the town medical relief and attendance when requested so to do by the superintendent of the poor of the county in which the town is situated, or the supervisor of the town or an overseer of the poor of the town. If such town physician is also a local health officer he shall receive in addition the compensation of such officer as provided by law.
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An act to incorporate
in relation to extending life of corporate existence. Became a law April 14, 1920, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,
three-fifths being present.
Accepted by the City. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senałe and Assembly, do enact as follows:
Section 1. Section one of chapter one hundred and nine of the
laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An act to incoromen. 1891. porate the firemen of the city of Schenectady, and for other pur
poses," as amended by chapter two hundred and three of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-one, is hereby amended to read as follows:
L. 1862, ch.
ch. 203, amended.
2 Words at not more than one thousand dollars per annum,' omitted. 3 Romainder of sentence new.