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Index   
Chapter I   Chapter II   Chapter III  Chapter IV   
Chapter V
   Chapter VI   Chapter VII   Chapter VIII


CHAPTER IV   APPOINTIVE BOARDS

SECTION 4.1 GENERAL

The Selectmen shall appoint the members or all boards, commissions, agencies and committees authorized by Chapter IV of this Charter, hereinafter referred to as ''appointive boards''.

4.1.1 QUALIFICATION OF MEMBERS

All members and appointive boards shall be qualified electors of the Town and shall vacate their positions upon ceasing to be electors of the Town.

4.1.2 OATH OF OFFICE

They shall be sworn in before taking office and the officer administering the oath shall record such fact in the office of the Town Clerk.

4.1.3 TERMS OF OFFICE

The appointed members shall serve until their respective successors have been appointed and qualified. Unless otherwise provided by the CGS or agreement, the terms of office shall commence on the third Monday of January following a regular Town Election.  The length of terms shall be as hereinafter specified upon acceptance or a resignation by the Selectmen all vacancies on appointive boards shall be filled within sixty (60) days for the unexpired term.

4.1.4 MINORITY REPRESENTATION

Minority representation on any appointive board shall be as specified under Section 2.4 of the Charter.

4.1.5 GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES

Except as otherwise provided in this Charter or Ordinances, all appointive boards shall have all the powers and duties as prescribed by CGS.

SECTION 4.2 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

There shall be established an Economic Development Commission consisting of five (5) members who shall be appointed to serve four (4) year overlapping terms of office, whose powers and duties shall be prescribed by Ordinance in accordance with Section 7-136 of the CGS.

SECTION 4.3 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

The Economic Development Commission shall be designated as the Development Agency for the Town pursuant to Section 8-188 and have all the powers as set forth in Chapter 132 of the CGS.

SECTION 4.4 CONSERVATION COMMISSION

There shall be established a Conservation Commission consisting of five (5) members who shall be appointed to serve four (4) year overlapping terms and whose powers and duties shall be in accordance with Section 7-131 a of the CGS.

SECTION 4.5 INLAND WETLANDS AGENCY

The Conservation Commission shall be designated as the Inland Wetlands Agency for the Town pursuant to Section 22a-42 and have all the powers as set forth in Chapter 440 of the CGS.  

SECTION 4.6 CIVIL PREPAREDNESS ADVISORY COUNCIL

There shall be established a Civil Preparedness Advisory Council consisting of not less than seven (7) members nor more than fifteen (15) members to be appointed representing the fire, police, public health nursing committee, business and service groups.  One (1) member shall be appointed Coordinator.  The Civil Preparedness Coordinator and the Council shall have the powers and duties granted under Section 28-7 of the CGS.  

SECTION 4.7 MUNICIPAL HEALTH SERVICE COMMITTEE

There shall be established a Municipal Health Service Committee consisting of nine (9) members appointed with the recommendation of the Director or Health. Their terms shall be for three (3) years and may be followed by two (2) successive terms but shall allow for a one (1) year lapse before beginning a fourth term.  Their powers and duties shall be as specified under Chapter 334, Section 19-71a of the CGS.

SECTION 4.8 JURY COMMISSION

There shall be established a Jury Commission consisting of three (3) members appointed according to, and have powers and duties as specified under Chapter 884 (Section 51-221) of the CGS.

SECTION 4.9 FIRE COMMISSIONERS

There shall be established a Board of Fire Commissioners consisting of three (3) members, none or whom shall be active members of the Fire Department, to serve for four (4) year overlapping terms. Their powers and duties shall be established by Ordinance.  The Town, through the Fire Commissioners, shall obtain fire protection for the Town by entering into an agreement with a Volunteer Fire Company. The Board of Fire Commissioners shall appoint a Town Fire Marshal and Town Deputy Fire Marshal for four (4) year terms under the provisions of Section 4.1.3, except that the Board of Fire Commissioners shall fill any vacancies. The Town Fire Marshal and Town Deputy Fire Marshal shall serve at the direction of the Board of Fire Commissioners.

SECTION 4.10 PUBLIC BUILDING COMMISSION

There shall be established a Public Building Commission consisting of five (5) members appointed for four (4) year overlapping terms in the manner prescribed by and whose powers and duties shall be as set forth by Ordinance.

SECTION 4.11 BUILDING APPEALS BOARD

There shall be established a Building Appeals Board consisting of five (5) members appointed for four (4) year overlapping terms, whose powers and duties are as specified under Section 19-402 of the CGS.

SECTION 4.12 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION

There shall be established a Public Safety Commission consisting of five (5) members to be appointed for four (4) year overlapping terms, whose powers and duties shall be as specified by Ordinance.

SECTION 4.13 PARK & RECREATION COMMISSION

Their shall be established a Park and Recreation Commission consisting of six (6) members to be appointed by the Board of Selectmen and with the powers and duties prescribed by Ordinance for, four (4) year overlapping terms.

SECTION 4.14 CREATION OF FUTURE APPOINTIVE BOARDS

Creation of future appointive boards shall, by Ordinance, be made by the Selectmen who shall specify their powers and duties. The Selectmen shall, with approval of the Board of Finance, provide a newly created board with sufficient funds for initial operating expenses funded either, from the Selectmen’s Budget or under the provisions of Section 6.6.

Town Hours of Operation

Monday            8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday           8:00 - 7:00
Wednesday      8:00 - 4:30
Thursday          8:00 - 4:30
Friday              8:00 - Noon

 

Current Events

25 Sep 2017;
07:00PM -
Special Park & Rec Meeting
26 Sep 2017;
07:00PM -
Planning Commission
27 Sep 2017;
07:00PM - 12:00AM
Nature Trails & Sidewalks Commissions
28 Sep 2017;
07:00PM -
Board of Education Meeting
02 Oct 2017;
07:00PM -
Conservation Commission Meeting
03 Oct 2017;
07:00PM -
Board of Selectmen Meeting

Emergency Contacts

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CT State Police Troop K
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   Non-emergency – (860) 465-5400

Sewer Alarm & Repair
   Emergencies & Alarms: FR Mahoney & Associates (508)765-0051
   Routine Information: Marlborough Building Department (860)295-6202

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