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Town of Boothbay Harbor, ME
Lincoln County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Boothbay Harbor 6-8-1987 as STM Art. 3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to M.R.S.A. Constitution, Article VIII, Part II, Section I, the Town of Boothbay Harbor hereby establishes the Boothbay Harbor Parking Committee.
Board members shall be appointed by the Selectmen and sworn by the Clerk or other person authorized to administer oaths.
The Board shall consist of five (5) members of the Boothbay Harbor region.
The term of each member shall be three (3) years, except the initial appointments which shall be for one (1), two (2) and three (3) years, respectively.
When there is a permanent vacancy, the Selectmen shall, within sixty (60) days of its occurrence, appoint a person to serve for the unexpired term. A vacancy shall occur upon the resignation or death of any member or when a member fails to attend four (4) consecutive regular meetings or fails to attend at least seventy-five percent (75%) of all meetings during the preceding twelve-month period. When a vacancy occurs, the Chairman of the Committee shall immediately so advise the Selectmen, in writing. The Committee may recommend to the Selectmen that the attendance provision be waived for cause, in which case no vacancy will then exist until the Selectmen disapprove the recommendation.
The Committee shall elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman and a Secretary from among its members and create and fill such other offices as it may determine. The term of all offices shall be one (1) year, with eligibility for reelection.
Any question of whether a member shall be disqualified from voting on a particular matter shall be decided by a majority vote of the members except the member who is being challenged.
The Chairman shall call at least one (1) regular meeting of the Committee each month.
No meeting of the Committee shall be held without a quorum consisting of three (3) members authorized to vote.
The Committee shall adopt rules for transaction of business, and the Secretary shall keep a record of its resolutions, transactions, correspondence, findings and determinations. All records shall be deemed public and may be inspected at reasonable times. As a matter of public record, the Chairman will publish the time of regular meetings in the local newspaper and at the Town Hall.
Acting at the direction of the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board, the Committee shall make recommendations to both regarding parking and traffic issues and concerns.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.