[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Alfred 3-17-2001 by Art. 76. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town hereby adopts an ordinance entitled "An Ordinance to Establish an Alfred Festival Committee."
Alfred Festival Committee members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and must be sworn before assuming their duties.
The Committee consists of at least nine members. A quorum consists of five members who are qualified to vote.
The term of each member is one year from October 1 to September 30.
When there is a permanent vacancy, the Board of Selectmen must appoint a new member to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.
The Alfred Festival Committee shall consist of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and subcommittees.
It shall be the duty of the Alfred Festival Committee to plan and organize an annual festival.
The Committee Treasurer will be responsible for the handling of the Committee funds. This includes monthly recordkeeping of incoming money and the accountability for the petty cash funds and receipts.
All donations/fees of money (cash, check or other instrument), will be turned over to the Town Treasurer by the Committee Treasurer monthly with a report. These funds will be added to the current year's appropriation and shall be spent through the Selectmen warrant process in the current year. Funds now in the current Alfred Festival checking account will be added to the 2001 budget appropriation and shall be spent in current year through the Selectmen warrant process.
A petty cash fund not to exceed $500 shall be available to the Committee through Selectmen warrant process.
This chapter may be amended at any Annual or Special Town Meeting.
This chapter shall become effective upon adoption.