Town of Rock Hall, MD
Kent County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Rock Hall 12-6-1990 by Res. No. 90-5; as amended during codification 3-8-2001 by Res. No. 2001-1, effective 4-27-2001 (based on the February 1981 publication by the Delmarva Advisory Council). Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Ca Appendix I
Article I THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION

Section 101 Incorporation and General Powers

Article II CORPORATE LIMITS

Section 201 Filing of Corporate Limit Descriptions

Section 202 Original Boundaries

Article III THE COUNCIL

Section 301 Number of Councilpersons; Selection; Term

Section 302 Qualifications of Councilpersons

Section 303 Council to be Judge of Qualifications of its Members

Section 304 President of the Council

Section 305 Compensation of Councilpersons

Section 306 Vacancies in the Council

Section 307 The Rules and Order of Business

Section 308 Meetings of the Council.

Section 309 Quorum

Section 310 Passage of Ordinances

Section 311 Processing Referendums

Section 312 Filing of Ordinances

Article IV THE OFFICE OF MAYOR

Section 401 Selection and Term

Section 402 Qualifications

Section 403 Compensation for the Mayor

Section 404 Powers and Duties

Article V POWERS OF THE COUNCIL

Section 501 Legislative

Section 502 Enumeration of Specific Powers

Section 503 Exercise of Powers

Section 504 Enforcement

Article VI MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Section 601 Membership of the Board

Section 602 Removal of Members of the Board

Section 603 Duties of the Board

Section 604 Notice of Registration Days and Elections

Section 605 Voter Registration

Section 606 Qualifications of Voters

Section 607 Appeal from an Action of the Board of Supervisors of Elections

Section 608 Filing for Office

Section 608A Certificate of Nomination.

Section 609 Elections of the Mayor and Councilpersons

Section 610 Conduct of Elections

Section 611 Special Elections

Section 612 Vote Count

Section 612A Tie Vote

Section 613 Preservation of Ballots

Section 614 Vacancies

Section 614A Recall.

Section 615 Equal Privileges for Women

Section 616 Regulation and Control

Section 617 Penalties

Article VII FINANCE

Section 701 Clerk-Treasurer

Section 702 Powers and Duties

Section 703 Surety Bond

Section 704 The Fiscal Year

Section 705 Submission of the Budget

Section 706 Adoption of the Budget

Section 707 Appropriations

Section 708 Transfer of Funds

Section 709 Over-Expenditures

Section 710 Unexpended/ Unencumbered Appropriations

Section 711 The Issue of Checks

Section 712 Purchases and Contracts

Section 713 Authority for Borrowing; Payment of Indebtedness

Section 714 Previous Issues

Section 715 Taxable Property Defined

Section 716 The Establishment of the Tax Levy

Section 717 Announcement of the Tax Levy and Notification of Tax Due

Section 718 Date of Payment and Overdue Payments of Taxes

Section 719 The Sale of Tax-Delinquent Property

Section 720 Collectors of Fees

Section 721 Municipal Audit

Section 722 Tax Anticipation Borrowing

Article VIII MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES

Section 801 The Authority to Employ Personnel

Section 802 Compensation of Employees

Section 803 Employee Benefit Programs

Section 804 Retirement

Section 805 The Authority to Establish a Merit System

Section 806 Definition of Unclassified and Classified Service

Section 807 Prohibitions and Penalties

Section 808 Clerk to the Council

Section 809 Town Attorney

Section 810 Town Manager.

Article IX MUNICIPAL HOLDINGS

Section 901 The Definition of Public Ways

Section 902 The Control of Public Ways

Section 903 Powers of Town With Respect to Public Ways

Section 904 Powers of Town With Respect to Sidewalks

Article X WATER AND SEWERS

Section 1001 The Authorization of a Municipal System

Section 1002 Placing Structures in Public Ways

Section 1003 Obstructions

Section 1004 Entering on County Public Ways

Section 1005 Connections

Section 1006 Charge for Connections

Section 1007 Improper Use

Section 1008 Private Systems

Section 1009 Extension Beyond Boundaries

Section 1010 Right of Entry

Section 1011 Pollution of Water Supply Prohibited

Section 1012 Contracts for Water

Section 1013 Charges

Section 1014 Exception

Article XI SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

Section 1101 Power of Town to Levy Special Assessments

Section 1102 Procedures for Assessment and Collection

Article XII TOWN PROPERTY

Section 1201 Acquisition, Possession and Disposal

Section 1202 Condemnation

Section 1203 Town Buildings

Section 1204 Protection of Town Property

Article XIII GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section 1301 Oath of Office Required

Section 1302 Official Bonds of Town Officials and Employees

Section 1303 Rights and Obligations

Section 1304 Effect of Charter on Existing Ordinances

Section 1305 Misdemeanors

Section 1306 Municipal Infraction

Section 1307 Severability

Section 1308 "Town" Construed to Mean "City"