[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of West Haven: Art. I, 8-24-1964 by Ord. No. 36, amended in its entirety 9-9-1996 by Ord. No. 361. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-24-1964 by Ord. No. 36; amended in its entirety 9-9-1996 by Ord. No. 361]
In accordance with the provisions of Section 9-183a of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended, the number of Justices of the Peace for the City of West Haven to be elected quadrennially at the state election shall be 51. Of those 51 Justices of the Peace so elected, 17 shall be members of the Democratic Party, 17 shall be members of the Republican Party and 17 shall be either unaffiliated or members of a minor party.
Upon enactment of this amendment, the city shall add such number of Justices of the Peace as necessary to bring their number to 51 through the procedure set forth in Public Act No. 96-120 of the Connecticut General Assembly.