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Article 22-B - Citizens Salary Review Commission - Charter


Section 22-B-01. Establishment and membership.
  22-B-02. Duties of commission.

Section 22-B-01. Establishment and membership. There is hereby established a citizens salary review commission, to be known as the citizens salary review commission of Erie county, herein after called the commission. The commission shall consist of nine members and it shall be representative of taxpayer, civic, labor, business, professional, financial and minority groups in the county of Erie. Six members of the commission shall be appointed by the county executive. Two of the members of the commission shall be appointed by a majority vote of the members of the political party whose membership of the county legislature constitutes a majority of the legislature. One member of the commission shall be appointed by a majority vote of the members of the political party whose membership of the county legislature constitutes a minority vote of the legislature.

Each executive and legislative appointment to the commission shall be for a full term of three years, except that the appointment of a person to fill a vacancy occurring by death, resignation, or cause other than the expiration of a term, shall be made for the unexpired term. Each member shall continue to serve until the appointment and qualification of his or her successor. Vacancies shall be filled and the appointments of successors shall be made in the same manner as original appointments by the appointing authority responsible for the original appointment. The term of office of all members of the commission shall be deemed as commencing on July first, nineteen hundred eighty six.

Section 22-B-02. Duties of commission. Beginning on July first, nineteen hundred eighty six, the commission shall review the salaries of all elected officials of the county of Erie, except for the district attorney, and report its recommendations to the county executive and the county legislature by September first of that year. The committee shall provide ample opportunity for public input prior to making its recommendations to the county executive and county legislature. Such a review of salaries set as forth above shall occur during every even year starting with nineteen hundred eighty six.
Added by Local Law No. 6 1986.

Article 22-B was formerly numbered article 23-B, which was formerly numbered Article XVI-E*.
* See also article XVI E, Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, Added by Local Law No. 3 1987, REPEALED by Local Law No. 3-2006.