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1-8 Create Stafford Inland Wetlands Commission



1-8    Create Stafford Inland Wetlands Commission



  1. Pursuant to “The Inland Wetlands and Watercourse Act” of the State of Connecticut, No. 155 of the 1972 Public Acts as amended (herein referred to the Act”) and in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes § 22a-42 there is hereby established, in the Town of Stafford, a Commission to be known as the “Stafford Inland Wetlands Commission” and hereinafter known as “the Commission”.


  1. The Commission shall consist of seven regular members (7) and three (3) alternate members each of whom shall be an elector of the Town of Stafford and all of whom shall be appointed for a term of two years by the Board of Selectmen. The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but shall be entitled to reimbursement for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties.


  1. Any vacancy on the Commission shall be filled for the unexpired term of such member by appointment of the Board of Selectmen.


  1. As soon as possible after the full membership of the Commission has been appointed, such members shall meet for the purpose of organizing and shall elect from their number a Chairman, a Vice- Chairman and a Secretary and shall have the power to employ staff personnel to carry out the function of the Commission subject to the approval of the Board of Selectmen.


  1. As soon as possible after its organization the Commission shall promulgate regulations for implementation of the aforesaid Public Act 155 in accordance with procedures set forth in said Act and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto by the Commission of the Department of Environmental Protection.


Date originally Adopted: May 1, 1974


Amended at Town Meeting May 13, 2010


Effective June 3, 2010


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