Charles County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted and amended as indicated in text.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 170.
Personnel regulations — See Ch. 197.
Subdivision regulations — See Ch. 278.
Zoning regulations — See Ch. 297.
[P.L.L., 1982, ch. 304; 1988, ch. 44]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CURATOR
A person appointed to manage, procure, preserve and disseminate materials relating to the local history of Charles County.
[P.L.L., 1982, ch. 304; 1988, ch. 44]
A. 
There is a Charles County Heritage Commission.
B. 
The purpose of the Commission is to manage, procure, preserve and disseminate materials relating to the local history of Charles County.
[P.L.L., 1982, ch. 304; 1988, ch. 44]
A. 
The Commission consists of nine members appointed by the Charles County Commissioners. Of the nine members:
(1) 
One shall be designated by the Black History Group.
(2) 
One shall be designated by the Historical Society of Charles County.
(3) 
One shall be designated by the Piscataway Indian Tribe.
(4) 
One shall be designated by the Society for the Restoration for Port Tobacco.
(5) 
One shall be designated by the Committee for the Restoration of the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House, Inc.
(6) 
One shall be designated by the President of the Charles County Community College or an appointed representative.
(7) 
Three shall be members appointed at large by the County Commissioners.
B. 
Terms.[1]
(1) 
The term of a member of the Commission is four years.
(2) 
At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed.
(3) 
A member who is appointed after a term has begun serves only for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed.
[1]
Editor's Note: Initial terms for members of the Commission on July 1, 1982, were as follows:
A. Three members were appointed for an initial term of one year.
B. Three members were appointed for an initial term of two years.
C. Three members were appointed for an initial term of three years.
[P.L.L., 1982, ch. 304]
A. 
Election of officers. From among its members, the Commission shall annually elect a President, Secretary and Treasurer.
B. 
Rules of procedure. The manner of election of officers and of meetings shall be as the Commission determines.
[P.L.L., 1982, ch. 304]
The Commission may:
A. 
Establish the position of Curator.
B. 
Establish an office of the Curator for Charles County, located in the Southern Maryland Room of the Charles County Community College.
C. 
Accept funds, gifts, legacies, bequests and endowments from private sources for any purpose that is within the jurisdiction of the Commission.