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Local Government Public Officials Training
March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This course provides an overview of the fundamental powers and duties of local government public officers, who play a crucial part in local government operations in towns, villages, cities and counties throughout New Your State. Public officers are persons who are elected or appointed to serve in local offices. Elected public officers include mayors and supervisors and members of municipal governing boards. Appointed public officers include department heads, enforcement officials, and members of other boards such as planning boards and zoning boards of appeals. This course will review the basic requirements and guidelines for public officers to carry out their duties in local government, including basic qualifications, oath of office, official undertaking, vacancy in public office, holdover status, and defense and indemnification.