New York Alternative County Government Law
Sec. § 3
Authorization; Alternative Forms; Variations


1.

Any county is hereby authorized to adopt one of the alternative forms of county government provided in this chapter in accordance with the procedure specified in article fourteen.

2.

Alternative forms of county government provided by this chapter shall consist of: The "county administrator form"; the "county manager form"; the "county director form"; and the "county president form".

3.

In connection with any alternative form of county government, a county may adopt one or more variations in structure, organization and distribution of functions authorized by this chapter. Any and each combination of provisions for the government of a county and the units of local government therein contained which is authorized by this chapter is hereby declared to be one of the alternative forms of county government provided by this chapter.
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