Chapter 63

Chapter 63

RULES OF ORDER

[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fredonia 3-26-1880; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

~ 63-1. Rules of order enumerated.

          A.     In accordance with the Charter of the Village of Fredonia, the Mayor shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Trustees, and in his absence, the Board of Trustees shall appoint one (1) of its members to preside at said meeting.

          B.     Committees.

                        (1)        At the first meeting of the Board of Trustees following the commencement of the official year of the village, the Mayor shall appoint the members of the standing committees set forth below, each of which shall consist of not more than two (2) members of the Board of Trustees, and the Mayor may designate chairmen of any such standing committees.

                                    (a)        Committee on Police Department.

                                    (b)        Committee on Streets and Sidewalks.

                                    (c)        Committee on Finance.

                                    (d)        Committee on Public Buildings.

                                    (e)        Committee on Fire and Water.

                                    (f)         Committee on Insurance.

                                    (g)        Committee on Parks and Recreation.

                                    (h)        Committee on Zoning and Planning.

                                    (i)         Committee on Lighting.

                                    (j)         Committee on Personnel.

                                    (k)        Committee on Sewers.

                        (2)        The standing committees may be added to, amended or repealed from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.

                        (3)        The Mayor or Board of Trustees may appoint from time to time any special committees.

                        (4)        Standing committees and special committees shall make recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Trustees on matters assigned to them by the Board of Trustees or the Mayor.

          C.     A majority of the Board of Trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a lesser number may adjourn and compel the attendance of absent members as provided by the Village Law of the State of New York.

          D.     The Board of Trustees may determine the rules of its procedure for the conduct of its meetings.