[Adopted 2-8-1978 as Ch. 24, Art. IV of the 1978 Code; amended in its entirety 12-2-2002]
That there shall be a committee known as "The Walter C. Jones Fund Committee" which shall be charged with the duty of administering the funds received by the City of Middletown under the provisions of the Last Will and Testament of Walter C. Jones, deceased. Said Committee shall be composed of three electors of the City, not more than two of whom shall be members of the same political party.
Said Committee shall have the sole authority in the administration of said fund, which is to be used solely for the care and support of the poor of the City of Middletown.
[Amended 1-7-2008 by Ord. No. 01-08]
There shall be maintained an operating fund of $1,000 from which account emergency disbursements may be made in amounts not to exceed $100 to each recipient, upon vouchers executed by either the Chairman, the Vice Chairman, or the Treasurer of the Committee. All other disbursements shall be made with the approval of the entire Committee.
[Amended 2-1-2010 by Ord. No. 35-10; 4-5-2010 by Ord. No. 44-10; 5-2-2016 by Ord. No. 06-16]
The Mayor of the City shall appoint said members. The term of office shall be five years. In April of each year, the Committee shall select its own Chairman, and Vice Chairman. The Committee shall meet at such times as it deems appropriate for the conduct of its business. The Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management shall act as staff and Treasurer of the Committee and shall perform the duties required by ordinance or resolution of the Common Council.