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City of Marlborough, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Marlborough as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Administration of government — See Ch. 7.
Finance — See Ch. 67.
Solid waste — See Ch. 540.
[Adopted 3-9-1987 by Ord. No. 87-1406A (Ch. 11, Art. I, of the 1986 Code)]
The Mayor shall establish and appoint a committee to be known as the "Capital Improvement Planning Committee," composed of the Mayor or his designee, the School Superintendent, one member of the City Council to be chosen by the President of the City Council, one member of the School Committee to be selected by the other members of the Committee, the Director of Public Works, the Auditor and the Treasurer. The Planning Director shall be an ex officio staff member without the right to vote. The Committee shall choose its own officers.
The Committee shall study proposed capital projects and improvements involving major nonrecurring tangible assets and projects which are purchased or undertaken at intervals of not less than five years, have a useful life of at least five years and cost over $10,000. All officers, boards and committees, including the Mayor and the School Committee, shall, by December 1 of each year, give to the Committee, on forms prepared by it, information concerning all anticipated projects requiring a City Council appropriation during the ensuing six years. The Committee shall consider the relative need, impact, timing and cost of these expenditures and the effect each will have on the financial position of the City. No appropriation shall be voted for a capital improvement requested by a department, board or commission unless the proposed capital improvement is considered in the Committee's report or the Committee shall first have submitted a report to the Mayor explaining the omission.
The Committee shall prepare an annual report recommending a capital improvement budget for the next fiscal year and a capital improvement program, including recommended capital improvements, for the following five fiscal years. The report shall be submitted to the Mayor for his consideration, approval and recommendation. The Mayor shall submit his recommended capital budget to the City Council for adoption.
Such capital improvement program, after its adoption, shall permit the expenditure on projects included therein of sums from departmental budgets for surveys, architectural or engineering advice, options or appraisal, but no such expenditure shall be incurred on projects which have not been so approved by the City through the appropriation of sums in the current year or in prior years or for preliminary planning for projects to be undertaken more than five years in the future.
The Committee's report and the Mayor's recommended capital budget shall be published and made available in a manner consistent with the distribution of the operating budget.
[Adopted 10-1-1990 by Ord. No. 90-3540-1A]
The Mayor shall establish and appoint a committee to be known as the "Recycling Steering Committee," composed of the Mayor or his designee, one member of the City Council, the Solid Waste Coordinator, the Public Works Commissioner or his designee, the Conservation Officer, the Chief Procurement Officer, the Finance Officer, and a citizen representative. The Committee shall choose its own officers.
The purpose of the Committee shall be to implement City-wide recycling programs, to develop and implement recycling programs within City government, and to develop and implement a plan for purchase of recycled supplies for use by City offices.
This Committee shall work in concern with a seven-member Recycling Advisory Committee appointed by the Mayor, whose purpose shall be to oversee recycling efforts, to issue annual reports on same, to plan publicity campaigns and encourage public involvement in recycling issues, and to investigate regional recycling efforts.