This Charter may be amended in the manner prescribed by the General Statutes. If not appointed at an earlier date, a Charter Revision Commission shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen 10 years from the date this Charter becomes effective.
This Charter shall become effective on January 1, 2010.
All elected and appointed officials and members of agencies shall swear to or affirm an oath for the faithful performance of their duties.
If any section or part of any section of this Charter shall be held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the remainder of this Charter nor the context in which said section or part thereof so held invalid may appear, except to the extent that an entire section or part of a section may be inseparably connected in meaning and effect with the section or part of a section to which such holding shall directly apply.
The use in this Charter of any term denoting the masculine, feminine, or neuter gender shall be understood to include reference to other genders. The singular form of a word shall include the plural, and vice versa, as the context may require. Article, section, subsection and paragraph headings or captions appearing in this Charter are for convenience of reference only and are not intended to limit the meaning or effect of the text.