NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON LOCAL LAW INTRODUCTORY NO. 8 OF 2009 RESCINDING AND REPLACING ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 15 ("DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION") OF THE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF TUXEDO PARK, WITH A NEW LAW PROVIDING FOR THE DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION OF VILLAGE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES WHILE ACTING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Wednesday the 9th day of December, 2009, at 7:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, a Public Hearing will be held before the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tuxedo Park, New York, at Village Hall, located at 80 Lorillard, Tuxedo Park, New York, to consider Local Law Introductory No. 8 of 2009. The purpose of this local law is to rescind Article II of Chapter 15 of the Code of the Village of Tuxedo Park, and replace it with a new statutory scheme that will provide legal and financial protection for those individuals serving the Village of Tuxedo Park from lawsuits and other proceedings capable of being brought against them in their individual capacities for omissions or actions taken while acting within the scope of their employment, including a provision for indemnification for punitive damages under certain limited circumstances. The proposed law is available for public review in the Village Clerk's office during normal office hours and on the Village's website.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
DEBORAH A. MATTHEWS
Dated: November 27, 2009