[HISTORY: Adopted by the Representative Town Meeting of the Town of Branford 5-31-1955, amended 2-9-1965. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Sewers — See Ch. 204.
The Town of Branford hereby establishes a Sewer Commission to be designated as the "Water Pollution Control Authority" for said Town to have and to exercise all of the powers set forth in Chapter 33a of the 1953 Supplement to the General Statutes, said Sewer Commission shall be composed of seven members, no more than four of whom shall be registered members of the same political party, and two alternates, no more than one of whom shall be registered members of the same political party, to be appointed by the Board of Selectmen and to hold office from the date of their appointment for terms of five years expiring on the 15th day of October, subject to removal for misconduct by the Board of Selectmen. The terms of the members shall be staggered so that the terms of no more than any two members shall expire in any one year. The Board of Selectmen shall have the power to appoint to the Commission a member to fill the unexpired term of any member who resigns or who is unable to act or who is removed from office.
Editor's Note: For current provisions, see Section 7-246 et seq. of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958.
Said Commission shall appoint from among its members a Chairman and a Secretary and may employ such engineers, attorneys, brokers and employees as it shall deem necessary. The Chairman and no member of the Sewer Authority shall be paid, but the Sewer Authority shall have the power to engage a qualified superintendent at a salary to be determined by itself and approved by the Board of Selectmen.
This chapter shall not become effective unless approved by the electors and all persons qualified to vote in Town Meetings by vote by paper ballots at the voting places established in the five districts of the Town, the approval of said chapter to be placed upon the paper ballots under the following heading "Shall the Town of Branford establish a Sewer Authority under the provisions of Chapter 33a of the 1953 Supplement to the General Statutes?"