New York Judiciary Law
Judge of Court of Record Not Disqualified Because a Resident or a Taxpayer
§ 15. Judge of court of record not disqualified because a resident or a taxpayer. A judge of a court of record is not disqualified from hearing or deciding an action, claim, matter, motion or proceeding, by reason of his being a resident or taxpayer of a town, village, city, or county, interested therein.