Town of Canton, CT
Hartford County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Canton 11-3-2009, effective 1-1-2010. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I The Charter

§ 1.01 Authorization and purpose.

§ 1.02 Applicable laws.

§ 1.03 Definitions.

Article II The Town

§ 2.01 Incorporation.

§ 2.02 Powers.

§ 2.03 Legislative body.

§ 2.04 Existing laws and ordinances.

Article III Town Meeting

§ 3.01 Members of the Town Meeting.

§ 3.02 Publication of notice.

§ 3.03 Moderator.

§ 3.04 Annual Town Meeting.

§ 3.05 Annual Budget Meeting.

§ 3.06 Special Town Meeting.

§ 3.07 Petition for a Special Town Meeting on new item.

§ 3.08 Petition for Special Town Meeting to reconsider item previously voted.

Article IV Ordinances

§ 4.01 General provisions and powers.

§ 4.02 Public hearing and notification.

§ 4.03 Publication of notice.

Article V First Selectman

§ 5.01 Chief Executive Officer.

§ 5.02 Ex officio member.

§ 5.03 Emergency authority.

§ 5.04 Labor agreements.

Article VI Board of Selectmen

§ 6.01 Composition.

§ 6.02 Meetings.

§ 6.03 General powers of the Board of Selectmen.

§ 6.04 Annual budget duties and responsibilities.

§ 6.05 Specific powers of the Board of Selectmen.

§ 6.06 Police Department.

Article VII Chief Administrative Officer

§ 7.01 Appointment.

§ 7.02 General powers.

§ 7.03 Duties.

§ 7.04 Annual budget duties.

§ 7.05 Absence of Chief Administrative Officer.

Article VIII Elections and Elected Officials

§ 8.01 Regular Town elections.

§ 8.02 Voting district.

§ 8.03 Board for Admission of Electors.

§ 8.04 Eligibility.

§ 8.05 Elected officials.

Article IX Elected Agencies

§ 9.01 Board of Assessment Appeals.

§ 9.02 Board of Education.

§ 9.03 Board of Finance.

Article X Appointive Agencies, Departments, and Other Entities

§ 10.01 Appointive officials and departments.

§ 10.02 Appointive agencies.

§ 10.03 Appointive effective date.

Article XI General Provisions

§ 11.01 Charter revisions.

§ 11.02 Effective date.

§ 11.03 Oath.

§ 11.04 Saving clause.

§ 11.05 Words in headings; terms denoting number and gender.