§ 3-302. Official year, terms of office, extension or reduction of terms, biennial elections
1. An official year begins at noon on the first Monday in the month following the date of the general village election or the date such an election would have been held had elections been held annually.
2. The term of office of each elective village officer shall commence at the start of the official year following his election; the term of office of each officer appointed at the annual meeting of the board of trustees shall commence at the start of the official year in which he is appointed; and the term of office of each officer appointed at any other time shall commence at the time of his appointment.
3. Except as is otherwise provided herein or in this chapter, the term of office of mayor, each trustee, treasurer and clerk shall be two official years and the term of office of village justice shall be four official years.