2012 New York Consolidated Laws
PBO - Public Officers
Article 3 - (30 - 43) CREATION AND FILLING OF VACANCIES
36 - Removal of town, village, improvement district or fire district officer by court.


NY Pub Off L § 36 (2012) What's This?
 
    § 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.

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