N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 827
Board of directors

The board of directors of the authority shall consist of thirteen members, as follows: The commissioner of agriculture and markets or the commissioner’s representative shall be a member ex-officio. The board of supervisors of each of the counties in the district shall each name directors as follows: Onondaga, three; Oswego, two; Cayuga, two; Madison, two; Cortland, one; Oneida, one, and Wayne, one. One member from each of the above-named counties may be either a producer or non-producer of agricultural products; the other members named by the board of supervisors of the counties in the district entitled to additional directors shall be persons engaged in farming and deriving a greater part of their income therefrom, and all such appointments made after May first, nineteen hundred forty-four, shall be producers who actually sell all or part of their produce on the Central New York Regional Market. Each member shall continue as a member during the pleasure of the body appointing him or her, and upon a vacancy occurring by the filing with the secretary of the authority of a duly certified copy of the resolution signifying that an appointment has been terminated, or upon resignation of a member, or a vacancy occurring in any other manner, it shall be filled in a manner corresponding to the original appointment. Each member shall, before entering upon the duties of office, take the constitutional oath of office and file the same in the office of the secretary of state. One more than one half of the duly qualified members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and the concurrence of one more than one half of the duly qualified members at a meeting shall be necessary to the validity of any resolution, order or determination. Any member may be removed by the governor for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office, after a hearing upon charges and an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel upon not less than ten days’ notice. The members shall not receive a salary or other compensation, but shall be paid actual expenses incurred in attending meetings of the board and in performing committee work assigned to them by the board. Expenses for travel shall not exceed the per mile rate allowed state employees for use of personal cars. Expenses of a special or extraordinary nature may be allowed by resolution of the board.

Source: Section 827 — Board of directors, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/827 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

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