Town of Yarmouth, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting of the Town of Yarmouth 8-28-1993 by Art. 14, approved 11-23-1993. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The creation of a Municipal Finance Department is authorized under MGL c. 43C, § 11, as adopted at the Annual Town Meeting.
[Amended 4-7-2014 ATM by Art. 38, approved 4-29-2014]
The Director of Municipal Finance shall be appointed by and be responsible to the Board of Selectmen through the Town Administrator. The Director of Municipal Finance may be the Town Accountant, and the term of office shall be three years, subject to removal for cause by the Board of Selectmen. The Department of Municipal Finance shall contain the offices of Town Treasurer, Town Collector, Town Accountant and Assessors, who shall be appointed by the Town Administrator subject to approval by the Board of Selectmen.
The Director of Municipal Finance shall be appointed by and be responsible to the Board of Selectmen through the Town Administrator for a term of three years, subject to removal for cause by the Board of Selectmen. The Director of Municipal Finance shall serve ex officio as the Town Accountant. Appointment of personnel in the Department of Municipal Finance shall be made by the Town Administrator, subject to approval of the Board of Selectmen, for a term of not more than three years.
The Director of Municipal Finance shall coordinate all the financial departments listed in § 27-2 and report on a regular basis to the Town Administrator. The functions of the Municipal Finance Department are outlined in MGL c. 43C, § 11, Paragraph 5. The Director of Municipal Finance shall submit an annual report to the voters of the Town, which shall appear in the Annual Town Report.