[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Brookfield 9-9-2019. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Brookfield is committed, to the extent feasible, to constructing and maintaining its buildings, facilities, and properties in a safe, energy efficient, and ecologically sound manner. To that end, there is hereby established a board known as the "Energy Advisory Board."
The Energy Advisory Board shall consist of five members who shall be appointed in accordance with the Town Charter.
Initially, two members shall be appointed for terms expiring on the first Monday in February, 2021, and three members shall be appointed for terms expiring on the first Monday in February, 2023. Thereafter, appointments shall be for terms of four years. Initially, the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Thereafter, officers shall be elected pursuant to Charter section C7-1.B.
The Energy Advisory Board shall advise the Board of Selectmen, the Municipal Building Committee, and other boards and commissions, when requested by the Board of Selectmen, concerning construction, renovation, building and maintenance projects, including planning and design, which advice shall include advice on achieving energy efficiencies, long- and short-term energy safety and environmental impacts, types or forms of energy, and appropriate uses and sources of renewable energy. The Energy Advisory Board shall also give the Board of Selectmen an annual report on issues of concern and energy efficiencies.
There shall be no alternates for this five-member Board.