[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053 (former Ch. 2.24 of the Town Bylaws). Amendments noted where applicable.]
No Town officer or board of Town officers having the power or authority to appoint any Town officer or agent shall appoint himself/herself or any member of such board to any office or position under the jurisdiction of such Town officer or board for which compensation is paid, but this shall not prohibit any Town officer from being named chair or clerk of the board of which he/she may be a member.
Note: This section derived from prior code § 17-2.
Except as hereinafter provided, no member of a Town board, committee, or commission shall be eligible for appointment or election by the members of such board, committee, or commission to any office or position under the supervision of such board, committee, or commission. No former member of such board, committee, or commission shall be so eligible until the expiration of one year from the termination of his/her service as a member of such board, committee, or commission.
Note: This section was originally added STM 5-3-1993 by Art. 15 as prior code § 33-1.
No former member of a board, committee, or commission of the Town shall, within one year after his/her last service as a member of such board, committee, or commission, knowingly act as agent or attorney for or receive compensation, directly or indirectly, from anyone other than the Town in connection with any particular matter in which the Town is a party or has a direct and substantial interest and in which he/she participated as a member of such board, committee, or commission. In addition to other remedies provided by law, any violation of this section which has substantially influenced the action taken by the Town in any particular matter shall be grounds for avoiding, rescinding or canceling the action on such terms as the interests of the Town may require.
Note: This section was originally added STM 5-3-1993 by Art. 16 as prior code § 33-2.