[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Alfred 3-26-2016 by Art. 55. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town hereby adopts a chapter entitled "An Ordinance to Establish the Brothers Beach Town Park Committee."
The Brothers Beach Town Park Committee members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and must be sworn before assuming their duties.
The Committee shall consist of at least nine but not more than 12 members to include, when possible, a member of the Alfred Conservation Commission, a member of the Park and Recreation Committee and at least one resident on the pond and a member of the general public. A quorum consists of five members who are qualified to vote.
The term of each member is three years; however, the initial terms will be staggered in one-, two- and three-year terms.
When there is a permanent vacancy, the Board of Selectmen may appoint a new member to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
The Chairman shall preside at all meetings. The Vice Chairman shall preside in the absence of the Chairman. The Secretary shall maintain a record of all proceedings.
All meetings and records shall be subject to the Maine Freedom of Access Act, 1 M.R.S.A. §§ 401 through 410.
Five or more members present shall constitute a quorum. No votes will take place unless a quorum is present.
It shall be the responsibility of the Brothers Beach Town Park Committee to develop, implement and maintain a plan for the 33.6 acre property on Route 202 with frontage on the Shaker Pond, the plan to include use(s) of property, services to be offered, property maintenance, signage, parking, associated costs/budget and potential programs/events, rules and regulations etc.
It shall be the responsibility of the Brothers Beach Town Park Committee to know and apply the Alfred Zoning Ordinance, Wildlife Inland Fisheries and the State Department of Environmental Protection rules and regulations when developing and implementing this plan.
Funding the operations of the Brothers Beach Town Park Committee will be made through the Town Meeting process and spent through the Selectmen warrant process.
This chapter may be amended at any Annual or Special Town Meeting.