Town of Cheektowaga
Erie County, NY


Appointment of Town Attorney (John Dudziak)


Department:Supervisor's OfficeSponsors:Councilmember Timothy J. Meyers, Supervisor Diane Benczkowski


              WHEREAS, Melissa A. Reese, Esq., has given her resignation as Deputy Town Attorney/Prosecutor for the Town of Cheektowaga effective December 31, 2017; AND


WHEREAS, the position of Town Attorney is currently part time; AND


WHEREAS, the Town Board recognizes the need for a full time Attorney and to maintain support for prosecutorial duties in the Cheektowaga Town Justice Court; AND


WHEREAS, the current Town Attorney meets all of the qualifications for such positions; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT


              RESOLVED, that John M. Dudziak currently of Lancaster, New York be and hereby is appointed to the position of Full Time Town Attorney at the annual rate of $98,000, along with prosecutorial and other duties at the additional annual rate of $10,000, effective January 1, 2018




              RESOLVED, that, Chapter 25-7 of the Town Code allows for the Town to relax residency restriction for any position of employment requiring special skills, aptitude, and expertise, AND


WHEREAS, the above position requires special skills, aptitude, and expertise as per code 25-7, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT


RESOLVED, that, based on the above, this Town Board herby exempts the above position and individual from the Town residency requirement.



Meeting History

Dec 12, 2017 7:00 PM  Board Regular Meeting
MOVER:Timothy J. Meyers, Councilmember
SECONDER:Diane Benczkowski, Supervisor
AYES:Diane Benczkowski, James P. Rogowski, Gerald Kaminski, Timothy J. Meyers, Christine Adamczyk, Linda Hammer, Alice Magierski