Cecil County, MD
 
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[Adopted as indicated in text (Ch. 84 of the 1990 Code of Public Local Laws)]
[1998, ch. 182, § 1]
A. 
There is a Cecil County Commission for Women.
B. 
The purpose of the Commission is to raise awareness of issues affecting women and families and to advocate for women and families in order to assist them in attaining the best quality of life for themselves and their families.
[1998, ch. 182, § 1]
A. 
Number of members.
(1) 
The Commission shall consist of 12 members.
(2) 
The members shall represent a cross section of the County and shall be selected because of their known experience and active interest in women's and family issues and the purposes of the Commission.
B. 
The County Executive, in accordance with the Charter, shall appoint the initial members of the Commission from a list supplied by the Task Force for the Study and Formation of a Cecil County Commission for Women. Thereafter, the County Executive shall appoint members from recommendations made by organizations and agencies in the County dedicated to improving the quality of life for the citizens of Cecil County.
[Amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
[1998, ch. 182, § 1]
A. 
Terms.
(1) 
For the initial establishment of the first Commission, 1/3 of the members shall serve for one year, 1/3 for two years, and 1/3 for three years. Thereafter, the terms of all members shall be three years.
(2) 
At the end of a term, a member of the Commission continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(3) 
A member of the Commission who is appointed after a term has begun serves only for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
B. 
A member of the Commission:
(1) 
May not receive compensation; but
(2) 
Is entitled to reimbursement for expenses, as provided in the Commission's budget.
C. 
The Commission shall select from its own membership a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and Secretary-Treasurer, each to serve at the pleasure of the Commission.
[1998, ch. 182, § 1]
A. 
The Commission shall meet as frequently as required to perform its duties, but no less than two times each year.
B. 
The Commission shall adopt rules and regulations necessary to govern its procedure and business.
[1998, ch. 182, § 1]
The Commission shall submit an annual report to the County summarizing its activities during the preceding year.