TAKE NOTICE, that a public hearing shall be held by the Town Board of the Town of Southampton on April 25, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York, to hear any and all persons either for or against a local law entitled, “A LOCAL LAW amending Town Code Chapter 19 (Department of Police; Public Safety Commission), as it relates to the duties and designation of the Police Commissioner.”
Summary of Proposed Law
The purpose of this local law is to review and update those powers and duties currently delegated to the Police Commissioner under Town Code §19-4, and to designate the Town Supervisor as the Police Commissioner in the absence of any other appointment by the Town Board. Importantly, the powers to hire, fire, discipline, and promote, will remain with the full Town Board.
Copies of the proposed local law, sponsored by Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, are on file in the Town Clerk’s Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.