Article 81

ARTICLE 81

(Bylaw Amendment:   Community Preservation Committee)

            To see if the Town will vote to amend Section 11-12 of the Town Code regarding the Committee Preservation Committee as follows, with bold text representing additions to the bylaw and strike through text representing deletions; provided that if, at any annual town election occurring after the effective date of this amendment, the terms of both of the elected members are expiring at the same time, the person receiving the highest number of votes shall serve for a three year term and the person receiving the next highest number of votes shall serve for an initial two year term:

 

§ 11-21. Establishment; membership; appointment; term.

The Community Preservation Committee is established in accordance with MGL c. 44B, §§ 3 through 7. The Committee shall consist of nine members. The members shall include an appointed designee from each of the following boards, commissions or authorities: the Conservation Commission; the Historic District Commission; the Land Bank; the Planning Board; the Park and Recreation Commission; the Nantucket Housing Authority; the Board of Selectmen. The respective board, commission or authority shall appoint each designee and, whenever necessary, fill unexpired terms. These members shall serve their initial appointments respective of the sequence they are listed above, as follows: three members for three-year terms; two members for two-year terms; and two members for one-year terms; thereafter all appointments shall be for three-year terms. There shall also be two members-at-large elected for three year terms by the voters of Nantucket. from the community. The Board of Selectmen shall appoint these members for one-year terms; thereafter these members shall be determined each third year through normal Town election and balloting procedures. Whenever necessary, these members-at-large shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen to fill an unexpired term.

 

Or to act in relation thereto.

 

(Ken Beaugrand, et al)

FINANCE COMMITTEE MOTION:  Moved that Chapter 11 (Committees), Article VI (Community Preservation Committee), Section 11-21 (Establishment; membership; appointment; term) of the Town Code is hereby amended as follows (provided that if, at any annual town election occurring after the effective date of this amendment, the terms of both of the elected members are expiring at the same time, the person receiving the highest number of votes shall serve for a three year term and the person receiving the next highest number of votes shall serve for an initial two year term (NOTE: new language is shown as highlighted text, language to be deleted is shown by strikeout; these methods to denote changes are not meant to become part of the final text and, further, that non-sustentative changes to the numbering of this bylaw be permitted in order that it be in compliance with the numbering format of the Code of the Town of Nantucket):

 

§ 11-21. Establishment; membership; appointment; term.

 

The Community Preservation Committee is established in accordance with MGL c. 44B, §§ 3 through 7. The Committee shall consist of nine members. The members shall include an appointed designee from each of the following boards, commissions or authorities: the Conservation Commission; the Historic District Commission; the Land Bank; the Planning Board; the Park and Recreation Commission; the Nantucket Housing Authority; the Select Board The respective board, commission or authority shall appoint each designee and, whenever necessary, fill unexpired terms. These members shall serve their initial appointments respective of the sequence they are listed above, as follows: three members for three-year terms; two members for two-year terms; and two members for one-year terms; thereafter all appointments shall be for three-year terms. There shall also be two members-at-large elected for three-year terms by the voters of Nantucket. from the community. The Board of Selectmen shall appoint these members for one-year terms; thereafter these members shall be determined each third year through normal Town election and balloting procedures. Whenever necessary, these members-at-large shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen to fill an unexpired term.