RESOLUTION #171 – Local Law #10
(Passed at August 1, 2017 Full Mtg)
APPROVAL/ LOCAL LAW TO AMEND SECTION 2.04 OF THE PUTNAM COUNTY
CHARTER ENTITLED “POWERS AND DUTIES” BY ADDING A NEW SUBSECTION
PERTAINING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING LABOR DISPUTES AND REORGANIZING
Be it Enacted by the County Legislature of the County of Putnam as follows:
Section 2.04q of the Putnam County Charter is hereby amended to read as follows:
(q) To appoint, as deemed necessary and proper, by resolution duly adopted, outside
counsel on a per case basis;
Section 2.04 of the Putnam County Charter is hereby amended by adding a new
subsection (r) and renumbering the existing subsection (r) to subsection (s) to read as
(r) To appoint, or consent to be appointed, by resolution duly adopted, a mediator or
arbitrator in any collective bargaining labor dispute or negotiation involving the County
as an employer.
(s) Publication requirements.
(1) The notice hearing to be held by the County Executive for the adoption of a
local law as provided for in § 3.04-B of the Charter shall contain an abstract of
the provisions thereof and shall include the location and availability of a copy
of the actual text of each local law.
(2) Upon adoption of each local law of the County of Putnam the Clerk of the
Legislature shall cause the publication once in the official newspapers of the
County of the Notice of Adoption of said local law and an abstract of the
provision thereof. Said notice shall include the location and availability of a
copy of the actual text of each local law. This publication shall be in lieu of
that required by County Law 214(2), which is hereby expressly superseded by
this local law.
This local law shall take effect forty-five (45) days after its adoption, subject to
referendum on petition in accordance with the provisions of Section 24 of the New York
State Municipal Home Rule Law.