Albany County, New York
|1802.||Powers and duties|
|1803.||Office of Natural Disaster and Preparedness and Emergency Management Service|
Section 1801. Election. There shall be a County Sheriff elected from the County at large. Her term of office shall be for four years, beginning with January 1st, following her election. At the time of her election and throughout her term of office she shall be a qualified elector of the County, and hold no other Public Office. Commencing January 1st, 1996, she shall not hold the position of chair, vice chair, secretary, treasurer or other comparable office of a County Political Party Committee. She shall have been a resident of the County continuously for at least one year preceding her election. The compensation of the Sheriff shall not be increased or decreased
during her term of office.
Section 1802. Powers and duties. The Sheriff shall appoint such deputies, officers and employees as may be authorized by resolution of the County Legislature and within the appropriations made therefore. She shall have and exercise all powers and duties now or hereafter conferred or imposed upon her by any applicable law. She shall perform such other and related duties as shall be required of or delegated to her by the County Legislature.
Section 1803. Office of Natural Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management Services. There shall be within the Office of the Sheriff an Office of Natural Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management Services. The Office of Natural Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management Services shall assist the County Executive and County Legislature in developing and implementing disaster preparedness programs and coordinating emergency response functions and such other functions and related duties as shall be authorized or required pursuant to the provisions of the Executive Law or other law or as may be delegated to said office by the County Legislature or the County Executive.
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