Town of Ashland, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Ashland May 1993 Special Town Meeting. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-12-1999 ATM, Art. 25; 5-7-2014 ATM, Art. 21[1]; 11-20-2019 STM, Art. 13]
The Select Board shall appoint a Capital Improvement Committee consisting of seven (7) members, one of which will be the Public Facilities Director. Members shall be appointed for terms of three (3) years so that as near an equal number of members' terms shall expire each year, except that in the first year three (3) members shall be appointed for three (3) years, three (3) members shall be appointed for two (2) years, and one (1) member shall be appointed for one (1) year. Vacancies on this Committee shall be filled for the remaining term of the open seat.
Editor’s Note: This article also changed the name of the Municipal Improvement Committee to the Capital Improvement Committee.
[Amended 5-7-2014 ATM, Art. 21]
The function of this Committee shall be to study the town's need for departmental capital improvements utilizing the town's capital general fund, capital stabilization account, water enterprise account or sewer enterprise account, and provide a recommendation to the Town Manager for the prioritization, planning, financing, and coordination of such improvements, except as otherwise provided by law; or pass any vote or take any action relative thereto.
[Amended 5-4-2016 ATM, Art. 4]
It shall be the further function of this Committee to recommend to the Select Board, for certain extensive capital improvement projects, to appoint a specific building committee to perform the project management functions for the project including to negotiate, contract for, supervise and accept the building or installation of the capital improvement authorized by the Town Meeting, subject to the approval of the Town Manager and Select Board.
[Amended 11-20-2019 STM, Art. 13]
The Committee annually shall elect one of its members to serve as Chairman and another to serve as Clerk and select and hire its own secretary.