[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of North Haven 9-1-1981 Annual Town Meeting. Amendments noted where applicable.]
In accordance with Section 602 of the Charter of the Town of North Haven, there is hereby created, as of January 1, 1982, a Community Services Commission.
The Community Services Commission shall consist of nine members, each of whom shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen for a three-year term, which term shall begin on January 1, except that the initial terms shall be as follows: Three members shall be appointed for one year for a term to expire December 31, 1982, three shall be appointed for two years for a term to expire December 31, 1983, and three shall be appointed for a term of three years to expire December 31, 1984. The appointments shall be made in conformity with Section 203 of the Charter.
The Community Services Commission shall be an advisory authority which shall hold regular meetings, oversee the activities of the Community Services Department, report to the Selectmen on the activities and performance of the Community Services Department and its Director, study the needs in the community for programs which might be administered by the Community Services Department, suggest the addition or removal of programs conducted by the Department, review the budget prior to its submission by the Director to the Selectmen and monitor the expenditures, receipts and operations of the Department.
The Director of the Community Services Department shall report directly to the First Selectman and the Community Services Commission on a regular and continuing basis.
In the event of a vacancy in the position of the Director of the Community Services Department, the Commission shall screen and interview the applicants and make recommendations to the First Selectman with respect to candidates for the position.