Town of Farmington, CT
Hartford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Farmington 12-16-1958 by Ord. No. 36. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 156.
[Amended 7-28-1992]
Pursuant to Chapter 103 of the General Statutes, there is created a commission to be designated as the Water Pollution Control Authority for the Town of Farmington.
A. 
The Water Pollution Control Authority shall consist of five persons who shall be electors of the Town of Farmington. Such members shall be appointed by the Town Council in the following manner:
(1) 
One member for a term expiring September 1, 1960.
(2) 
One member for a term expiring September 1, 1961.
(3) 
One member for a term expiring September 1, 1962.
(4) 
One member for a term expiring September 1, 1963.
(5) 
One member for a term expiring September 1, 1964.
B. 
Upon expiration of the term of any member, the Town Council shall appoint a member for a term of five years expiring on September 30. The Town Council shall appoint a new member to fill the unexpired term of any member who shall die, resign or be removed. The members of the Authority shall serve without compensation.
[Amended 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 82][1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 3, which immediately followed this section and dealt with the designation of a Chairman by Town Council until the Authority's first meeting, was deleted 7-28-1992.
[Amended 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 82]
Promptly upon its appointment, the Water Pollution Control Authority shall meet at the call of its Chairman and shall elect from its number a Vice Chairman and Secretary. Within 30 days from October 1 of each year, the Water Pollution Control Authority shall elect from its number a Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary. The Authority shall fix the time and place of its regular meetings and provide a method for calling special meetings. It shall determine its own rules of procedure. The presence of three members shall constitute a quorum but no resolution or vote, except a vote to adjourn or to fix the time and place of its next meeting, shall be adopted by less than three affirmative votes.
[Amended 11-22-1977 by Ord. No. 76]
The membership of any person who is absent from three regular meetings during any six-month period shall terminate as of the time the third such absence occurs, unless such absences are waived by the Chairman of the Authority because of illness or other extenuating circumstances. The Chairman of the Authority shall notify the Town Manager promptly after the third such absence occurs.
The Town Manager shall supply the Water Pollution Control Authority with such clerical, appraisal and engineering assistance and with such equipment as it shall reasonably require, and the Town Manager shall authorize such travel expenses for members of the Authority as he may consider necessary for the proper performance of their duties.
[Amended 7-28-1992]
The Water Pollution Control Authority shall be clothed with all the powers and shall faithfully perform all the duties imposed upon municipal water pollution control authorities by the provisions of said Chapter 103 of the General Statutes as the same may from time to time be amended.