Village Of Pulaski
 Officials 

Village Attorney

Appointed
January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Table Of Contents:
Description:

MENTER, RUDIN & TRIVELPIECE, P.C.

 

Syracuse Office

Suite 200 308 Maltbie Street

Syracuse, New York 13204-1439

Phone: (315) 474-7541

Fax: (315) 474-4040

 

 Watertown Office

Suite 500 120 Washington Street

Watertown, New York 13601-3330

Phone: (315) 786-7950

Fax: (315) 786-7852

Responsibilities:
The Village Attorney serves as Chief legal representative of the Village and provides legal advice to the Mayor, Village Board of Trustees, and all departments.

Duties:
  • Attends Village Board meetings when requested to advise on legal issues and answer questions by the Board
  • Represents the Village in all legal proceedings
  • Prepares legal opinions
  • Advises officials of changes to State or Federal laws affecting operations

In addition, the Village Attorney prepares and reviews various legal documents, including: 
  • Contracts
  • Dedications of right-of-way
  • Deeds
  • Easements
  • Intergovernmental agreements
  • Leases
  • Ordinances
  • Resolutions

Furthermore, the Village Attorney oversees the prosecution of all violations of the Village code and certain charges under the vehicle and traffic law of the State of New York.