[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Madison as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-23-1993; amended in its entirety 6-23-2008]
Editor's Note: This policy is reenacted regularly; interim amendments and reenactments are not noted.
This policy allows designated Selectmen, acting on behalf of the full Board of Selectmen, to review, approve, and sign municipal treasurer's disbursement warrants for wages and benefits only.
Nothing in this policy is intended to replace the authority of the full Board of Selectmen, acting by majority vote, to act on any treasurer's warrant, including warrants for wages and benefits.
Pursuant to 30-A M.R.S.A. § 5603, Subsection 2A(1), the following authority is granted with respect to treasurer's disbursement warrants for municipal employee wages and benefits only.
This policy becomes effective on the date indicated below.
Editor's Note: The effective date is the late date of adoption by the Board of Selectmen.
The Chairman of the Board of Selectmen will furnish copies of this policy to the Municipal Clerk and to the Municipal Treasurer. If the Clerk and the Treasurer is the same person, a copy shall nonetheless be provided to that person in each capacity.
This policy lapses one year after its effective date, if not sooner amended or canceled.
This policy may be renewed at any time before its lapse. Thereafter, it may be readopted at any time. Any renewal is valid for one year from its effective date, unless a sooner date of expiration is specified.
If the Municipal Treasurer is an appointed official, the Treasurer shall remind the Board of Selectmen to consider renewing this policy annually before it lapses. If the Municipal Treasurer is an elected official, the Treasurer is requested to provide such an annual reminder.
The Chairman of the Board of Selectmen will maintain the original of this policy on file unless the Municipal Clerk is an appointed official, in which case the Clerk shall maintain it on file, if requested to do so by the Chairman.