Town of Highland. Barryville, Eldred, Highland Lake, Minisink Ford and Yulan.
Eldred, NY a hamlet of the Town of Highland, NY. Eldred is the location of the Town of Highland's Town Hall.
Supervisor of the Town of Highland, NYSupervisor of the Town of Highland, NY

Town Supervisor:

Jeff Haas , 845-557-8901
email: supervisor@townofhighlandny.com
Town Hall, 4 Proctor Road, Eldred, NY 12732

The Town Supervisor fills a significant and unusual role. He/she serves in several major capacities:
Presiding Officer (Chairperson): The Supervisor is the presiding officer at meetings of the Town Board by virtue of Section 63 of the Town Law.

Town Legislator (Town Board Member):

The Supervisor is not only the presiding officer of the Board, but votes like all other members (Town Law, Section 63).

Town Executive and Administrator:

After Town Board decisions have been made; it is the Supervisor who often carries out the decisions. The Supervisor usually receives the majority of complaints and suggestions of citizens as well.

Town Representative (County Board Member):

One unusual feature of the office of Supervisor is the fact that it may be a county, as well as Town post.

Town Fiscal Officer:

The Supervisor is the treasurer of the town and generally represents the town in the conduct of its financial affairs.

This information was provided by the Office of the New York State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability. Publication date: December 2005.

Deputy SupervisorDeputy Supervisor

Deputy Town Supervisor:

James Gutekunst  845-557-6047
Town Hall, 4 Proctor Road, Eldred, NY 12732

A Town Board member designated upon recommendation of the Supervisor and confirmed by vote of full board at Organizational Meeting. The Deputy Supervisor assumes all the duties of the Supervisor in the event of the absence of, illness of or death of the Supervisor. In such circumstances, the Deputy shall conduct all of the duties of the Supervisor with the full authority of that office.

This information was provided by the Office of the New York State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability. Publication date: December 2005.

 

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