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SECTION 36
Removal of town, village, improvement district or fire district officer by court
Public Officers (PBO) CHAPTER 47, ARTICLE 3
§ 36. Removal of town, village, improvement district or fire district
officer by court. Any town, village, improvement district or fire
district officer, except a justice of the peace, may be removed from
office by the supreme court for any misconduct, maladministration,
malfeasance or malversation in office. An application for such removal
may be made by any citizen resident of such town, village, improvement
district or fire district or by the district attorney of the county in
which such town, village or district is located, and shall be made to
the appellate division of the supreme court held within the judicial
department embracing such town, village, improvement district or fire
district. Such application shall be made upon notice to such officer of
not less than eight days, and a copy of the charges upon which the
application will be made must be served with such notice.