Town of Newington, CT
Hartford County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Newington at a regular election on 11-6-2012, effective 12-6-2012.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor’s Note: The 2012 Charter supersedes the 1985 Charter, adopted 11-5-1985, effective 1-1-1986, as amended.
Article I INCORPORATION AND GENERAL POWERS

§ C-101 Incorporation.

§ C-102 Rights and Obligations.

§ C-103 General Grant of Powers.

Article II ELECTION

§ C-201 Regular Town Elections.

§ C-202 Elected Officials.

§ C-203 Minority Representation.

§ C-204 Vacancies in Elective Offices.

§ C-205 Independent Candidates.

§ C-206 Qualifications.

§ C-207 Voting Districts.

Article III THE MAYOR

§ C-301 Election and Qualification.

§ C-302 Duties.

§ C-303 Appointments.

Article IV THE COUNCIL

§ C-401 Composition.

§ C-402 Powers.

§ C-403 Organization.

§ C-404 Procedures.

§ C-405 Introduction of Ordinances.

§ C-406 Public Hearings and Passage of Ordinance.

§ C-407 Borrowing.

§ C-408 Obligatory Referendum and Ordinance.

§ C-409 Emergency Ordinance.

§ C-410 Right of Referendum on Ordinances.

§ C-411 Initiative.

§ C-412 Removals and Suspensions.

§ C-413 Investigation.

§ C-414 Compensation.

§ C-415 Concurrent Offices.

Article V THE MANAGER

§ C-501 Appointment, Qualification and Tenure.

§ C-502 Powers and Duties.

§ C-503 Appointments.

§ C-504 Acting Manager.

§ C-505 Compensation.

Article VI OFFICIALS AND BOARDS RESPONSIBLE TO THE COUNCIL

§ C-601 Town Plan and Zoning Commission.

§ C-602 Zoning Board of Appeals.

§ C-603 Library Trustees.

§ C-604 Board of Assessment Appeals.

§ C-605 Board of Parks and Recreation.

§ C-606 Development Commission.

§ C-607 Conservation/Inland Wetlands Commission.

§ C-608 Commission on Aging and Disabled.

§ C-609 Auditor.

§ C-610 Other Commissions, Boards, Departments, Agencies and Offices.

§ C-611 Terms of Office and Vacancies.

§ C-612 Consultant Services.

Article VII ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES AND DEPARTMENTS UNDER MANAGER

§ C-701 Appointment and Removal by Manager.

§ C-702 Town Clerk.

§ C-703 Town Planner.

§ C-704 Highway Department.

§ C-705 Engineering Department.

§ C-706 Tree Warden.

§ C-707 Department of Parks and Recreation.

§ C-708 Department of Building Inspection.

§ C-709 Department of Human Services.

§ C-710 Department of Senior and Disabled Center Services.

§ C-711 Department of Police.

§ C-712 Department of Finance.

§ C-713 Purchasing Agent.

Article VIII FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

§ C-801 Fiscal Year.

§ C-802 General Form of Budget Preparation.

§ C-803 Departmental Estimates.

§ C-804 Duties of the Manager on the Budget.

§ C-805 Duties of the Council on the Budget.

§ C-806 Effect of Adoption of Town Budget.

§ C-807 Special Appropriations.

§ C-808 Transfer of Appropriation.

§ C-809 Effect of Appropriation.

§ C-810 Lapse of Appropriation.

§ C-811 Borrowing to Meet Emergency Appropriations.

§ C-812 Notes Redeemable Prior to Maturity.

§ C-813 Competitive Bidding.

§ C-814 Contracts for Public Works.

§ C-815 Payments of Claims.

§ C-816 Fees Collected by Town Officials and Employees.

§ C-817 Official Bonds.

§ C-818 Penalties for Violation of any Provision of this Charter.

§ C-819 Annual Audit.

Article IX PERSONNEL

§ C-901 Merit System.

§ C-902 Classified Service.

§ C-903 Personnel Director.

§ C-904 Prohibitions.

§ C-905 Retirement.

§ C-906 Conflict of Interest.

Article X MISCELLANEOUS

§ C-1001 Effective Date.

§ C-1002 Existing Laws, Ordinances, Rules and Regulations and Special Acts.

§ C-1003 Existing Office Holders.

§ C-1004 Transfer of Records and Property.

§ C-1005 Amendment.

§ C-1006 Severability.