[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Burlington 6-24-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The number of Justices of the Peace to be selected in accordance with C.G.S. § 9-183a et seq. (P.A. No. 94-230), as amended, shall be 18.
No more than six candidates shall belong to the same political party. Each Justice of the Peace shall be an elector of the Town, and if not, shall be deemed to have resigned on ceasing to be an elector and such office shall be deemed vacant.
Each Justice of the Peace shall serve for a term of four years commencing on the first Monday in January 1997, and quadrennially to said day thereafter, and until a successor is selected and duly qualified.
Vacancies occurring in the office of Justice of the Peace shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of C.G.S. § 9-184 or 9-184c, as applicable, for the remainder of the four-year term.
The "Ordinance Concerning Election of Justices of the Peace" adopted October 5, 1964, shall be deemed to be repealed as of January 6, 1997.