[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Bethlehem 7-18-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to C.G.S. § 9-185, the Board of Selectmen shall have the authority and discretion to appoint Constables in lieu of Constables to have been elected under C.G.S. § 9-200.
Each appointment shall be on terms satisfactory to the Board of Selectmen, except that the period for which said Constables shall be appointed shall not exceed that period for which said Constables would have been eligible to serve if elected.
The purpose of this chapter is to confer upon the Board of Selectmen the sole power to fill the office of Constable, and during the period that this chapter is in effect, no Constable shall be elected.