Town of Haddam, CT
Middlesex County
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Section 1-1
The Charter. 


The Charter shall be the organic law of the Town in the administration of its local affairs.


Matters concerning the election of officers, the making and registration of voters and the administration of local affairs not provided by this Charter, or by lawful ordinance, shall be governed by the General Statutes and any Special Acts of the State of Connecticut applicable to the Town.


The term "board" or "boards" as used in this Charter shall be deemed to include all boards, commissions, and permanent committees, except as otherwise provided, established either by Town ordinance or by this Charter and having an administrative or executive function in the Town.


The terms "prescribed by law" and "provided by law" as used in this Charter shall be deemed to mean prescribed or provided by the General Statutes, by Charter, and by lawful Town ordinance; these various laws are kept on file and are available for public inspection, as amended, at the office of the Town Clerk.


The term "agency of the Town" or "Town agency" as used in this Charter shall be deemed to mean each board, commission, committee, administrative office and department for which, and each Town official for whom, an appropriation was made in the annual budget.