[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Suffield 10-18-1973 (Ch. 14, Art. II, of the 1987 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town hereby adopts §§ 4-124i through 4-124p of the General Statutes (1971 Public Act No. 821), providing for the formation of a regional council of governments within a planning region as defined or redefined by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, and hereby adopts Special Act 73-79 of the 1973 session of the General Assembly, and hereby further joins the Capitol Region Council of Governments duly established in accordance with such statutes upon the adoption of such statutes by not less than 60% of all municipalities within the planning region of which the Town is a part.
In accordance with the provisions of the General Statutes, the First Selectman of the Town shall be the representative of the Town on the Capitol Region Council of Governments. In addition, there shall be a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission appointed by the Commission with the concurrence of the Board of Selectmen to serve on the regional planning commission. The representatives shall consult periodically with the Board of Selectmen and the Planning and Zoning Commission, respectively, and shall specifically seek their advice before any final vote on any major planning matter or program before the regional council or regional planning commission.
The Town Clerk is directed immediately to prepare and file with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management a certified copy of this chapter.