Town of Wethersfield, CT
Hartford County
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Editor's Note: This Charter was last revised and approved by the electorate 11-2-2004, effective 11-2-2004.

CHAPTER 1
Incorporation and Powers (§ 101 — § 103) 

CHAPTER 2
Elections (§ 201 — § 209) 

CHAPTER 3
Council (§ 301 — § 314) 

CHAPTER 4
Manager (§ 401 — § 405) 

CHAPTER 5
Officers and Boards (§ 501 — § 513) 

CHAPTER 6
Administrative Departments (§ 601 — § 607) 

CHAPTER 7
Financial Provisions (§ 701 — § 719) 

CHAPTER 8
Personnel (§ 801 — § 807) 

CHAPTER 9
Miscellaneous Provisions (§ 901 — § 907) 

CHAPTER 1 Incorporation and Powers

§ 101 Incorporation.

§ 102 Rights and Obligations.

§ 103 Powers.

CHAPTER 2 Elections

§ 201 Town Election.

§ 202 Elective Officers.

§ 203 Terms of Office.

§ 204 Minority Representation.

§ 205 Vacancies in Elective Offices.

§ 206 Board of Education.

§ 207 Nomination and Election Procedure.

§ 208 Qualifications.

§ 209 Voting Districts.

CHAPTER 3 Council

§ 301 Powers.

§ 302 Composition.

§ 303 Compensation.

§ 304 Organization.

§ 305 Procedure.

§ 306 Other offices.

§ 307 Introduction of Ordinances and Resolutions.

§ 308 Public Hearing and Passage of Ordinances and Resolutions.

§ 309 Referendum on Ordinances and Resolutions.

§ 310 Emergency Ordinances.

§ 311 Obligatory referendum on bond issues and appropriations in excess of two hundred thousand dollars.

§ 312 Initiative by Electors.

§ 313 Removals.

§ 314 Investigation.

CHAPTER 4 Manager

§ 401 Qualifications, Appointment, and Tenure.

§ 402 Compensation.

§ 403 Duties.

§ 404 Powers.

§ 405 Acting Manager.

CHAPTER 5 Officers and Boards

§ 501 Town Clerk.

§ 502 Town Treasurer.

§ 503 Town Attorney.

§ 504 Planning and Zoning Commission.

§ 505 Zoning Board of Appeals.

§ 506 Library Board.

§ 507 Board of Assessment Appeals.

§ 508 Board of Building Appeals.

§ 509 Housing Authority.

§ 510 Parks and Recreation Board.

§ 511 Constables.

§ 512 Building Committee.

§ 513 Boards and Commissions.

CHAPTER 6 Administrative Departments

§ 601 Department of Finance.

§ 602 Department of Public Safety.

§ 603 Department of Public Works.

§ 604 Department of Parks and Recreation.

§ 605 Department of Health.

§ 606 Department of Social and Youth Services.

§ 607 Other Departments, Divisions, Offices and Agencies.

CHAPTER 7 Financial Provisions

§ 701 Fiscal Year.

§ 702 Department Estimates.

§ 703 Annual Town Budget.

§ 704 School Budget.

§ 705 Budget Hearing.

§ 706 Council Action on Budget.

§ 707 Effect of Adoption of Town Budget.

§ 708 Effect of Appropriation.

§ 709 Transfer of Appropriations.

§ 710 Lapse of Appropriations.

§ 711 Special Appropriations.

§ 712 Purchasing.

§ 713 Purchasing Procedure.

§ 714 Contracts for Public Works.

§ 715 Payment of Claims.

§ 716 Fees Collected by Town Officers and Employees.

§ 717 Official Bonds.

§ 718 Penalties for Violation of the Provisions of This Chapter.

§ 719 Annual Audit.

CHAPTER 8 Personnel

§ 801 Classification System.

§ 802 Human Resources Manager.

§ 803 Appointments.

§ 804 Personnel Appeals Board.

§ 805 Removals.

§ 806 Rules.

§ 807 Pensions.

CHAPTER 9 Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 901 Amendment.

§ 902 Powers and Duties of Board of Education.

§ 903 Local Ordinances, Rules and Regulations Continued in Effect.

§ 904 Petitions as Public Records.

§ 905 Constitutionality.

§ 906 Meetings and Votes in Public.

§ 907 Mandatory Review of Charter.