[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Glocester 11-18-1999, effective 12-6-1999 (Ch. I, § 1, 1-02-07, of the 1991 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
In accordance with the Home Rule Charter, Article VIII, § C8-9, and Rhode Island Public Laws Chapter 548, as established July 1, 1987, there is hereby continued a Glocester Land Trust Trustee Board for the Town of Glocester, Rhode Island.
The Glocester Land Trust Trustee Board shall consist of seven trustees, five of whom shall be appointed by the Town Council. The Trustees who are first appointed shall be designated to serve for terms of one, two, three, four and five years respectively. Thereafter, Trustees shall be appointed as aforesaid for terms of five years, with appointments made in February. In addition to the five Trustees appointed by the Town Council, the current chairperson or member designee of the Conservation Commission and the Planning Board shall also be Trustees with one-year terms with appointments in February. Trustees shall be electors of the Town of Glocester, shall serve without compensation and shall hold office until their successors have been named. If a member of such Board shall cease to be a qualified elector and/or resident of the Town his/her office shall thereby become vacant. No Trustee may be an elected officer of the Town.
The members of the Board shall elect a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and Treasurer from among their members. The Trustees shall elect or appoint a Secretary, who need not be a voting member of the Trust. The term of office of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary, unless otherwise prescribed by the Town Council, shall be for the calendar year.