[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Brookfield 12-4-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a commission known as the "Gurski Homestead Commission."
The Gurski Homestead Commission shall consist of 11 members who shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen in accordance with the provisions of §§ C 4-12, C 7-4 and C 7-5 of the Town Charter. The eligibility of said members shall be as set forth in § C 7-3 of the Town Charter.
Initially, six members shall be appointed for two-year terms expiring on the first Monday in February 2009, and five members shall be appointed for four-year terms expiring the first Monday in February 2011. Thereafter, appointments shall be for terms of four years.
The Commission shall have the following powers and duties:
To assist and make recommendations to the Conservation Commission and the Board of Selectmen pertaining to the conservation, preservation, maintenance and educational promotion of the Gurski Homestead Farm property.
To preserve the history and agricultural heritage of farming and to educate the public of its significance in Brookfield.
To raise funds and apply for grants in connection with the development and maintenance of the Gurski Homestead.