Town of Brookfield, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted 11-4-1975; revised 11-8-1977; 11-6-1979; 11-3-1981; 11-3-1987; 11-2-1993; 11-8-2005; 11-6-2007; 11-6-2012; 11-4-2014. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Establishment of authorities, boards, commissions and committees — See Part I.
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 21.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 59.
Ca Addendum A Cb Addendum B
Article I Incorporation and General Powers

§ C1-1 Incorporation.

§ C1-2 Rights and obligations.

§ C1-3 General grant of powers.

Article II Elections

§ C2-1 General provisions.

§ C2-2 Eligibility for election.

§ C2-3 Nomination of candidates.

§ C2-4 Minority representation.

§ C2-5 Breaking a tie.

§ C2-6 Vacancies in elective offices.

§ C2-7 Voting districts.

§ C2-8 Board for Admissions of Electors.

Article III Elected Officers, Elected Boards and Commissions

§ C3-1 General powers and procedures; records; compensation.

§ C3-2 Elected Town officers, boards and commissions.

§ C3-3 Elected state officers; terms.

§ C3-4 Transition of elected or appointed officers, boards and commissions.

Article IV Board of Selectmen

§ C4-1 Composition.

§ C4-2 General powers and duties.

§ C4-3 Organization.

§ C4-4 Procedure for conducting business.

§ C4-5 Public hearings and adoption of ordinances.

§ C4-6 Emergency ordinances.

§ C4-7 Petition for overrule of action of Selectmen.

§ C4-8 Referendum on ordinances and resolutions.

§ C4-9 Power of initiative.

§ C4-10 Repeal of ordinances.

§ C4-11 Investigations, removals and suspensions.

§ C4-12 Appointments.

§ C4-13 Compensation.

Article V First Selectman

§ C5-1 Chief Executive and Administrative Officer.

§ C5-2 Powers and duties.

§ C5-3 Employees.

§ C5-4 Succession to office.

§ C5-5 Compensation.

Article VI Appointed Officers

§ C6-1 Appointed officers, general.

§ C6-2 Certification requirements.

§ C6-3 Powers and duties.

§ C6-4 Assistants.

§ C6-5 Appointment.

§ C6-6 Terms of office.

§ C6-7 Director, Department of Health.

§ C6-8 Director, Department of Public Works.

§ C6-9 Chief of Police.

§ C6-10 Town Attorney.

Article VII Appointed Boards, Commissions, Committees and Authorities

§ C7-1 General powers and procedures; records; compensation.

§ C7-2 Transition.

§ C7-3 Eligibility.

§ C7-4 Appointments and vacancies.

§ C7-5 Minority representation.

§ C7-6 Appointed boards and commissions.

§ C7-7 Creation and discontinuance of offices, boards, commissions and committees.

Article VIII Finance and Taxation

§ C8-1 Fiscal year; accounting; auditing.

§ C8-2 Preparation of budget.

§ C8-3 Adoption of budget.

§ C8-4 Laying and collection of taxes.

§ C8-5 Special appropriations and transfers of appropriations.

§ C8-6 Emergency appropriations.

§ C8-7 Purchases.

§ C8-8 Borrowing.

Article IX Town Meetings

§ C9-1 Annual and Special Town Meetings.

§ C9-2 Procedure.

§ C9-3 Modifications at Annual Town Meeting.

§ C9-4 Actions requiring Town Meeting.

§ C9-5 Town Meetings by petition.

§ C9-6 Submission of matters to voters.

Article X Code of Ethics; conflict of interest

§ C10-1 Ethical standards and general powers of Board of Ethics.

§ C10-2 Code of Ethics.

§ C10-3 Conflicts of interest.

§ C10-4 Scope of responsibility.

Article XI Transition and Miscellaneous Provisions

§ C11-1 Transfer of powers.

§ C11-2 Transfer of records and property.

§ C11-3 Status of employees and employee rights and privileges.

§ C11-4 Legal proceedings.

§ C11-5 Continuation of appropriations and Town funds.

§ C11-6 Existing laws and ordinances.

§ C11-7 Review and amendment of Charter.

§ C11-8 Rules of construction; severability.

§ C11-9 Word usage.

§ C11-10 Reference to the CT General Statutes.

§ C11-11 When effective.