Town of Galena, MD
Kent County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Galena by Res. No. 89-1, effective 1-23-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Article I General Corporate Powers

Section 101 General corporate powers.

Article II Corporate Limits

Section 201 Description of corporate boundaries.

Article III The Council

Section 301 Number, selection, term.

Section 302 Qualifications of Councilmembers.

Section 303 Salary of Councilmembers.

Section 304 Meetings of the Council.

Section 305 Council to be judge of qualifications of its members.

Section 306 Quorum.

Section 307 Procedure of Council.

Section 308 Ordinances.

Section 309 File of ordinances.

Article IV The Mayor

Section 401 Selection and term.

Section 402 Qualifications of the Mayor.

Section 403 Salary of the Mayor.

Section 404 Powers and duties.

Article V General Powers of the Council

Section 501 General powers.

Section 502 Specific powers.

Section 503 Exercise of powers.

Article VI Registration, Nominations and Elections

Section 601 Qualifications of voters.

Section 602 Board of Supervisors of Elections.

Section 603 Removal.

Section 604 Duties.

Section 605 Notice of elections.

Section 606 Appeal of the actions of the Board of Supervisors of Elections.

Section 607 Registration.

Section 608 Nominations.

Section 609 Election of the Mayor and the Councilmembers.

Section 610 Conduct of elections.

Section 611 Special elections.

Section 612 Vote Count.

Section 613 Preservation of Ballots.

Section 614 Vacancies.

Section 615 Regulation and Control By Council.

Section 616 Penalties.

Article VII Finance

Section 701 Fiscal year.

Section 702 Budget.

Section 703 Budget adoption.

Section 704 Appropriations.

Section 705 Transfer of funds.

Section 706 Over-expenditure forbidden.

Section 707 Appropriations lapse after one year.

Section 708 Checks.

Section 709 Taxable property.

Section 710 Budget authorizes levy.

Section 711 Notice of tax levy.

Section 712 When taxes are overdue.

Section 713 Sale of tax delinquent property.

Section 714 Fees.

Section 715 Audit.

Section 716 Tax anticipation borrowing; sale of municipal bonds or notes.

Section 717 Payment of indebtedness.

Section 718 Previous issues.

Section 719 Purchasing and contracts.

Article VIII Administration

Section 801 Clerk-Treasurer.

Section 802 Powers and Duties of Clerk-Treasurer.

Section 803 Bond of Clerk-Treasurer.

Section 804 Town Administrator.

Section 805 Powers and duties of Town Administrator.

Section 806 Clerk to the Council.

Section 807 Town Attorney.

Section 808 Authority to employ personnel.

Section 808a Employment of contract personnel.

Section 809 Retirement system.

Section 810 Compensation of employees.

Section 811 Employee benefit programs.

Article IX Public Ways and Sidewalks

Section 901 Definition of public ways.

Section 902 Control of public ways.

Section 903 Public ways; powers.

Section 904 Sidewalks; powers.

Article X Water and Sewers

Section 1001 Powers.

Section 1002 Placing structures in public ways.

Section 1003 Obstructions.

Section 1004 Entering on county public ways.

Section 1005 Connections.

Section 1006 Charge for connections.

Section 1007 Improper uses.

Section 1008 Private systems.

Section 1009 Extensions beyond boundaries.

Section 1010 Right of entry.

Section 1011 Pollution of water supply.

Section 1012 Contracts for water or sewage removal.

Section 1013 Charges.

Section 1014 Exception.

Article XI Special Assessments

Section 1101 Power.

Section 1102 Procedure.

Article XII Town Property

Section 1201 Acquisition, possession and disposal.

Section 1202 Condemnation.

Section 1203 Town buildings.

Section 1204 Protection of town property.

Article XIII General Provisions

Section 1301 Oath of office.

Section 1302 Official surety bonds.

Section 1303 Prior rights and obligations.

Section 1304 Misdemeanors.

Section 1305 Effect of Charter on existing ordinances.

Section 1306 Separability.

Section 1307 Definitions.