[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Mayor shall appoint a Harbormaster and any Assistant Harbormasters as the Mayor deems necessary. (See MGL c. 102, § 19.) When deemed to be in the best interests of the Town, the Harbormaster or Assistant Harbormaster may also be a Town officer or employee performing related duties.
The Harbormaster and any Assistant Harbormasters shall serve without compensation, but, subject to appropriation and the approval of the Mayor, they shall be eligible for reimbursement for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
The Harbormaster shall be responsible for the operation and permitting of all vessels and the location of all moorings in the harbor in conformity with MGL c. 102, §§ 17 to 28, and all Town ordinances adopted in relation to the harbor.
The Harbormaster may, subject to the approval of the Mayor, set fees and make reasonable rules and regulations regarding the operation and permitting of vessels in the harbor. Any fees or regulations established by the Harbormaster pursuant to this chapter shall be posted on a bulletin board at Town Hall, on the Town's official website, and shall be published once in a newspaper in general circulation within the Town.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1.10, Adoption of Code).