Town of Carrollton, MO
Carroll County
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[Ord. No. 1120 § 1, 10-18-2010]
There is hereby established an executive department of the Town of Carrollton, Missouri, pursuant to Section 91.450, RSMo., 1969, which is known as the "Carrollton Municipal Utility Board." This Board shall consist of four (4) members, all of whom are electors of the Town.
[Ord. No. 1120 § 2, 10-18-2010]
The members of the Carrollton Municipal Utilities Board shall be appointed by the Mayor and affirmed by the Town Council. They shall each serve for a period of four (4) years or until their successors are appointed and qualified. No member shall serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.
[Ord. No. 1120 § 3, 10-18-2010]
The Carrollton Municipal Utilities Board shall have the power and it shall be its duty to take charge of and exercise control of any waterworks, gasworks, electric light and power plant, steam heating plant or any other device or plant for furnishing light, power, or heat, conduit system or any other public utility which may be owned or acquired by the Town of Carrollton and shall enforce the performance of all contracts and work and shall have charge and custody of all books, property, and assets belonging to or appertaining to such plant or plants. The said Board shall exercise such other powers and shall perform such other duties in the superintendence of public works, improvements, and repairs construed on the authority of the Council of the Town of Carrollton or owned by the Town of Carrollton as may be prescribed by ordinance. The Board shall make all necessary regulations for the governance of the Carrollton Municipal Utilities department. No regulations shall be inconsistent with the laws neither of the State of Missouri nor with the Charter and Code of the Town of Carrollton. The Board shall have the power to appoint a Chief Superintendent and such subordinates, including engineers, inspectors, clerks, assistants and others as may be necessary but the number of such additional employees and the compensation of all appointments and employees of said Board shall be determined by ordinance passed by the Town of Carrollton.
[Ord. No. 1120 § 4, 10-18-2010]
All bills of such Board and wages of its employees shall be allowed and paid in the same manner as bills and wages as other officers and employees of the Town of Carrollton are allowed and paid, unless otherwise provided by ordinance.
[Ord. No. 1120 § 5, 10-18-2010]
It shall be the duty of the Carrollton Municipal Utilities Board to keep books of account, showing with entire accuracy contemporaneous current entries of the receipts and expenditures of said Board in such a manner as to enable the same to be understood and investigated, and also to preserve on file in its office duplicate vouchers for all its expenditures, which books and duplicates shall at all times be open to the examination of the members of the Council of the Town of Carrollton. The Carrollton Municipal Utilities Board shall make a monthly report of its business and transactions to the Mayor and the Council of the Town of Carrollton at the first regularly scheduled meeting of the Town Council of each month. The Carrollton Municipal Utilities Board shall let all work, purchase all materials and supplies by contract, except in such cases where it is determined by the Board that it is not practicable to do such work or purchase such materials and supplies by contract. All contracts entered into by the Board or any member or any employee thereof shall be submitted to the Town Council for approval.
[Ord. No. 1120 § 6, 10-18-2010]
The assessment and collection of rates for water, electric power, electric lights or for any power or service of any plant or works which the Town of Carrollton may own or operate shall be under the exercise, control, and supervision of the Carrollton Municipal Utilities Board subject to approval by the Council of the Town of Carrollton.
[Ord. No. 1120 § 7, 10-18-2010]
The said Carrollton Municipal Utilities Board shall hold meetings twice monthly at their offices at a time and date determined by a majority vote of the Board. Special meetings may be held upon call of the President.
[Ord. No. 1120 § 8, 10-18-2010]
At the first meeting in October of each year, the members of the Board shall select what officers it shall deem necessary; provided, however, that no member of the Board may hold more than one (1) of such offices at one (1) time. Three (3) members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.