Town of Coventry, RI
Kent County
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Section 14.01 Town sergeant.

The Town Manager shall appoint an elector of the town as Town Sergeant. The Town Sergeant shall serve at the pleasure of the Town Manager. The Town Sergeant shall perform all of the duties and have all of the powers and authority of a Town Sergeant as provided by the laws of this state, and as may be provided by the Town Council by ordinance.

Section 14.10 Auctioneers.

The Town Council shall appoint one (1) or more auctioneers, who shall be qualified electors of the town and who shall give bond according to law in such amount and with such sureties as shall be determined by the Town Council. The town shall not be responsible for the cost of such bond. Auctioneers so appointed and qualified shall have such powers and duties as are prescribed by law and shall be entitled to collect and retain such fees as are prescribed by statute, or as shall be agreed upon. The Town Council may revoke the appointment of an auctioneer at any time.

Section 14.20 Citizens advisory committee.

[Amended 11-2-1999]
The Town Manager shall appoint a Citizens Advisory Committee, which shall provide, in the community generally and in selected areas, the understanding and support necessary to accomplish community goals. The committee shall be composed of not less than nine (9) members who shall be qualified electors of the town; the term of office shall be specified at time of appointment. The members of the committee shall receive no compensation but shall have the power to employ such clerical and technical assistance as may be required within the limits of its appropriations.