[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Griswold: Art. I, 11-18-1971; Art. II, 11-19-1973. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-18-1971 STM]
There shall be a Conservation Commission of the Town of Griswold to consist of five members who shall be electors of the Town of Griswold.
The Conservation Commission of the Town of Griswold shall have all the authority provided Conservation Commissions under the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut.
The initial membership of the Commission shall be appointed so that the terms of office of two of its members shall expire on the date of the biennial election for the Town of Griswold in November 1973 and the terms of office of three of its members shall expire on the date of the biennial election for the Town of Griswold in November 1975. Thereafter, as the term of each member of the Commission expires, the successor shall be appointed to serve a term of four years.
In the event that any member of the Conservation Commission shall cease to be a resident of the Town of Griswold, his office shall be deemed vacant.
[Adopted 11-19-1973 STM]
The Griswold Conservation Commission is hereby designated the agency authorized to promulgate regulations under Sections 22a-37 through 22a-45 of the Connecticut General Statutes (Revision of 1958), the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act, for the purpose of protecting the wetlands and watercourses of the Town of Griswold.
The Commission shall hold a public hearing prior to the adoption or amendment of any regulations. Notice of the time and place of such hearing shall be published in a newspaper having a circulation in the Town not less than five days prior to the date of such hearing. A copy of the proposed regulations or amendment shall be on file in the office of the Town Clerk at least five days prior to such hearing. The regulations and amendments shall become effective upon notice of their adoption by publication in a newspaper having a circulation in the Town.