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Title 24 Appendix: Municipal Charters

Chapter 108B: TOWN OF CALAIS

  • § 108B-1. Corporate existence retained

    (a) Pursuant to the authority granted by the General Assembly, there is hereby enacted a charter to govern the organization and operation of local government in the Town of Calais.

    (b) The inhabitants of the Town of Calais, within the geographical limits as now established, shall continue to be a municipal corporation by the name of the Town of Calais. (Added 2017, No. M-11, § 2, eff. May 30, 2017.)

  • § 108B-2. General Law; application

    (a) The Town of Calais shall have all powers granted to towns and municipal corporations by the Constitution and laws of this State and this charter, together with all the implied powers necessary to carry into execution all the powers therein granted.

    (b) Except when changed, enlarged, or modified by the provisions of this charter, all provisions of the statutes of the State applying to towns and municipal corporations shall apply to the Town.

    (c) In this charter, any mention of a particular power shall not be construed to restrict the scope of the powers that the Town would have if the particular power were not mentioned, unless this charter otherwise provides.

    (d) Nothing in this charter shall be construed to limit in any way the powers and functions conferred on the Town, the Selectboard, or its elected or appointed officers by general or special enactment of State statutes or rules in force or effect or hereafter enacted, and the powers and functions conferred by this charter shall be cumulative and in addition to the provisions of the general or special enactment unless this charter otherwise provides. (Added 2017, No. M-11, § 2, eff. May 30, 2017.)

  • § 108B-3. Treasurer

    The Selectboard shall annually appoint a Town Treasurer who shall perform all the duties of town treasurers as required by State statute and those additional duties specified by the Selectboard. The Town Treasurer shall be the collector of current taxes. The Town Treasurer shall not be Treasurer of the Town School District; the Town School District Treasurer shall be elected by the voters of the Town School District. The Town Treasurer need not be a resident or voter of Calais and shall serve at the pleasure of the Selectboard. (Added 2017, No. M-11, § 2, eff. May 30, 2017.)

  • § 108B-4. Auditor

    The Selectboard shall annually appoint a Town Auditor who shall perform all the duties of Town Auditors as required by State statute and those additional duties specified by the Selectboard. The Town Auditor need not be a resident or voter of Calais and shall serve at the pleasure of the Selectboard. Not less than every three years, the Selectboard shall contract with a public accountant, licensed in this State, to perform a financial audit of all funds of the Town. (Added 2017, No. M-11, § 2, eff. May 30, 2017.)

  • § 108B-5. Severability

    If any provision of this charter is held invalid, the other provisions of the charter shall not be affected thereby. (Added 2017, No. M-11, § 2, eff. May 30, 2017.)