Town of Griswold, CT
New London County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Griswold 4-20-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Meetings — See Ch. 56.
[Amended 5-24-2006 STM]
The permanent School Building Committee shall be composed of 11 members chosen in the following manner:
A. 
One member chosen by the Board of Selectmen.
B. 
One member chosen by the Board of Finance.
C. 
One member chosen by the Griswold Planning and Zoning Commission.
D. 
Two members chosen by the Board of Education.
E. 
Six members at large to be appointment by the Board of Selectmen.
A. 
Members chosen by boards and commissions from among their membership shall serve at the discretion of the appointing body.
B. 
Members at large shall have terms concurrent with the Board of Selectmen which made the appointment.
The permanent School Building Committee shall function only when charged by the Board of Education.
The Committee shall expend only those funds authorized by the freemen for a specific charge and shall not exceed the amount appropriated.
Unexpended funds shall be returned to the general fund immediately after all bills incurred have been paid.
A. 
No member of the Committee shall be authorized a salary.
B. 
No nonmember shall be allowed a salary for services as Secretary.
The Building Committee shall have the authority to engage an architect for the preparation of preliminary plans and schematics upon approval by a Town Meeting.
The Building Committee shall hold at least two public hearings on the preliminary plans and specifications prior to submission of the same to a Town Meeting.
A. 
The Board of Education shall be empowered to make application for a construction grant with the State Department of Education or any federal agency empowered to grant funds for education.
B. 
The Board of Education shall be authorized to accept or reject such grants, state or federal, in the name of the Town.
The Committee shall employ a clerk of the works qualified to supervise the construction of the facility or facilities and protect the Town.
A. 
The responsibility of building the necessary facility to suit the intent of the charge given by the Board of Education lies solely with the Building Committee.
B. 
Before the submission of the final proposal to a Town Meeting, the project shall have the approval of the State Department of Education, the Griswold Board of Education and the Building Committee as per Section 10-291 of the Revised General Statutes of the State of Connecticut.