Article 22 - Other County Boards, Offices, Institutions and Functions - Code

Section

22.01

 Board of elections.

 

22.02

 Reserved.

 

22.03

 Reserved.

 

22.04

 Reserved.

 

22.05

 Reserved.

 

22.06

 Probation department; director.

 

22.07

 Additional appointments by county executive.

 

22.08

 Miscellaneous administrative functions.

Section 22.01 Board of elections.

  1. The board of elections shall have and exercise all the powers and duties conferred or imposed upon it by the election law or any other applicable law.
  2. The appointment of the members of such board shall be provided by the election law.
  3. Any person who shall become a candidate for elective public office shall be disqualified during the period of her or his candidacy from appointment or continued employment as an employee of the board of elections. The period of her or his candidacy shall be deemed to commence with the filing with the board of elections of a nominating or designating petition in furtherance of her or his candidacy unless she or he shall promptly file with the board a written declination of candidacy. The term "elective public office" shall not be deemed to include any political party office or position. The term "employment" shall include periods of leave of absence and sick time, and shall not encompass periods of paid vacation or compensatory time where the employee has submitted her or his resignation effective as the last day of such paid vacation or compensatory time or combination thereof.
  4. The board of elections shall have the power, without public advertisement for bids, to make all purchases of and contracts for all primary or election supplies and services necessary for the operation of its office and the performance of its duties.

Section 22.06. Department of Probation; director.

The Department of Probation shall be headed by a commissioner who shall be appointed on the basis of her or his administrative experience and qualifications for the duties of the office in accordance with executive law article 12-A. The commissioner shall have and exercise all the powers and duties now or hereafter conferred or imposed upon her or him by the county charter, by this code, by order or direction of the county executive, or by any other applicable law, not inconsistent with the county charter or this code. The commissioner may appoint a deputy commissioner, to serve at her or his pleasure, on the basis of her or his administrative experience and qualifications for the duties of the office in accordance with executive law article 12-A.

Section 22.07 Additional appointments by county executive.

  1. The county executive shall appoint, as county historian, a resident of Erie county who shall have demonstrated an interest in and an ability to record historical records and events.

Section 22.08 Miscellaneous administrative functions. [Reserved]