Town of Harvard, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Harvard 2-4-1924 by Art. 9; amended in its entirety 10-22-2018 STM by Art. 1. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Section 3- 4(c) of the Harvard Charter sets forth the membership and appointment of the Finance Committee.
The Finance Committee shall perform the duties specified in Article 6 of the Harvard Charter.
The budget process for the Town shall be as specified in Sections 6-2, 6-3 and 6-4 of the Harvard Charter.
The Moderator shall appoint two associate members to the Finance Committee who shall participate in the Finance Committee’s duties and functions but without authority to vote. The associate members shall serve one-year terms. Candidates for associate membership shall adhere to the same appointment process as set forth in Section 3- 4(c) of the Harvard Charter, and may apply for reappointment to subsequent one-year term(s).
Associate members may be impaneled by the Chair of the Finance Committee, or any member of the Finance Committee acting as Chair, for the purposes of establishing a quorum of the Finance Committee. Such associate members shall have the authority to vote during meetings of the Finance Committee, unless or until a member joins the meeting so as to constitute a quorum of the Committee, in which case any such associate member so impaneled shall be replaced by member without action by the Chair. The associate members will be impaneled by seniority, with the most senior associate member being impaneled first.