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SECTION 4
Definitions
Alternative County Government (ACG) CHAPTER 11-B, ARTICLE 1
§ 4. Definitions. As used in this chapter the following terms shall
mean and include:

1. "County". Any county other than a county within the city of New
York.

2. "County executive". A county administrator, county manager, county
director or county president.

3. "County administrator form". The form of county government
prescribed by section fifty of this chapter.

4. "County manager form". The form of county government prescribed by
section fifty-one of this chapter.

5. "County director form". The form of county government prescribed by
section fifty-two of this chapter.

6. "County president form". The form of county government prescribed
by section fifty-three of this chapter.

7. "Unit of local government". A city, town or village within the
county.

8. "Population". The population shown by the last completed federal
census.

9. "Administrative unit". An office, department, division, bureau,
board or commission, or any other agency of county government.

10. "Spending agency". Any administrative unit of the county or office
which expends or incurs obligations for the expenditure of county money.

11. "Auditing authority". The county comptroller, except that with
respect to the county administrator form, it shall mean the county
auditor.

12. "County act". A local law or resolution adopted by the board of
supervisors.

13. "Local law". A law adopted by the board of supervisors pursuant to
this chapter or other act of the legislature in accordance with the
provisions of the municipal home rule law.

14. "Whole number". Shall have the meaning defined in section
forty-one of the general construction law.

15. "County-using agency". Any administrative unit of the county which
uses any supplies, materials or other articles.