The Town Council hereby ordains the following ordinance, as codified in this chapter, to affirm the Town Council's authority to establish a written policy governing the procedures for the Town Treasurer's disbursement of warrant expenses in accordance with 30-A M.R.S. § 5603(2)(A).
The written policies referred to in § 3.1.3 govern the following warrants:
General warrants for municipal expenses;
General warrants for educational expenses;
Warrants for municipal employees' wages and benefits;
Warrants for School Department employees' wages and benefits.
The Town Council must adopt a written policy governing the Treasurer's disbursement warrants covered by § 3.1.2. This written policy is to include the requirement that all such warrants drawn for the disbursal of municipal funds require the signature of one or more municipal officers designated by the Town Council.
All written policies adopted by the Town Council under § 3.1.3 must be filed with the Town Clerk and Treasurer and renewed annually by vote of the municipal officers in November, following the municipal election.