- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Title 1: General Provisions
- Article 5: University of the State of New York Part I General Organization
- Part 1: General Organization
Section 228 The Hamilton college sewer district
The Hamilton college sewer district established in the town of Kirkland, Oneida county, outside the village of Clinton, is hereby continued and all the provisions of the town law relating to a sewer district in a town shall apply to such district, except as herein otherwise provided: The district shall be governed by a board of sewer district commissioners consisting of three persons, who shall serve until a vacancy shall occur by reason of death, resignation or removal from office. The town board of the town of Kirkland may remove a member of the board for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office after a public hearing on not less than ten days' written notice and an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel. A vacancy in office of a commissioner shall be filled by appointment by the town board from a list of nominations of not less than three persons made by the remaining commissioners. Each commissioner appointed by the town board must be a resident taxpayer of the sewer district or in lieu thereof an officer, trustee or member of the faculty of Hamilton college. Such commissioners shall select one of their number as chairman and another as secretary. Each commissioner, before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take the constitutional oath of office and execute to the town of Kirkland and file with the town clerk an official undertaking in such sum and with such sureties as the town board from time to time may direct. Such commissioners may be paid for their services an annual amount, as determined by the town board, up to two thousand dollars. Such compensation shall be deemed an expense of the district. The board of sewer district commissioners of such district shall have all the powers and be subject to the duties and responsibilities of district commissioners elected pursuant to the provisions of article thirteen of the town law.