Albany County, New York
|Section||2601.||Civil service rights continued; status of certain County officers previously elected or appointed.|
|2602.||Members of County Legislature filling vacancies in County service.|
|2603.||Members of County Legislature filling vacancies in County service.|
Section 2601. Civil service rights continued; status of certain County officers previously elected or appointed. The civil service status and rights of all County employees and their beneficiaries, including but not limited to those with respect to retirement and social security, shall not be affected by this Charter. Nothing contained in this Charter shall affect the terms of office of County Clerk, District Attorney, Sheriff, and Coroners as presently constituted. Nothing contained in this Charter shall affect the term of office of any County officer or member of any board or commission who shall have been appointed prior to the effective date of this Charter.
Section 2602. Classified service; exemptions. (a) All positions in all Administrative Units shall be in the classified service, except those held by the following: (i) elective Public Officers; (ii) Department Heads; (iii) members of all boards, commissions and committees. (b) The following positions in the classified service shall be included in the exempt class: (i) deputies authorized to act generally for and on behalf of their principals; (ii) the confidential secretaries to any Department Head; (iii) assistant attorneys; (iv) assistant County attorneys; and (v) assistant public defenders.
Section 2603. Members of County Legislature filling vacancies in County service. A person, otherwise qualified, who is a member of the County Legislature at the time a vacancy occurs in an office or position in County government service may be appointed to fill such vacancy provided that she shall have resigned prior to such appointment.
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