New York Alternative County Government Law
Sec. § 450
Department of Public Welfare


1.

The head of the department of public welfare shall be the county commissioner of public welfare. Any inconsistent provision of this chapter notwithstanding, the county commissioner of public welfare shall be appointed by the county executive in accordance with the provisions of the social welfare law for a term of five years. A vacancy in the office of the county welfare commissioner whether occurring by expiration of term or otherwise shall be filled by appointment by the county executive.

2.

Any inconsistent provision of this chapter notwithstanding, the deputy commissioners of public welfare, if any, shall be appointed and serve in accordance with the provisions of the social welfare law.
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