Town of Marlborough, CT
Hartford County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Marlborough 11-5-1985, effective 11-6-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHAPTER I Incorporation and General Powers

Section 1.1 Incorporation.

Section 1.2 Rights and obligations.

Section 1.3 General grant of powers.

Section 1.4 Effect of Charter.

CHAPTER II Elections

Section 2.1 State and federal officers.

Section 2.2 Town officers - general elections.

Section 2.3 Minority representation.

Section 2.4 Eligibility.

Section 2.5 Breaking a tie.

Section 2.6 Vacancies.

Section 2.7 Voting districts.

CHAPTER III The Board of Selectmen

Section 3.1 Organization.

Section 3.2 Meetings.

Section 3.3 Duties and responsibilities.

Section 3.4 General and specific powers.

Section 3.5 Power to enact ordinances.

Section 3.6 Power to enact emergency ordinances.

Section 3.7 Petition for overrule of ordinances.

Section 3.8 The First Selectman.

CHAPTER IV Appointive Boards

Section 4.1 General.

Section 4.2 Economic Development Commission.

Section 4.3 Economic Development Agency.

Section 4.4 Conservation Commission.

Section 4.5 Inland Wetlands Agency.

Section 4.6 Civil Preparedness Advisory Council.

Section 4.7 Municipal Health Service Committee.

Section 4.8 Jury Commission.

Section 4.9 Fire Commissioners.

Section 4.10 Public Building Commission.

Section 4.11 Building Appeals Board.

Section 4.12 Public Safety Commission.

Section 4.13 Park and Recreation Commission.

Section 4.14 Creation of future appointive boards.

CHAPTER V Administrative Officers and Employees

Section 5.1 General.

Section 5.2 Officers covered by general statutes.

Section 5.3 Police.

Section 5.4 Constables.

Section 5.5 Town Engineer.

Section 5.6 Town Counsel.

Section 5.7 Additional officers.

Section 5.8 Effective date of appointments.

Section 5.9 Filling of vacancies.

Section 5.10 Continue in office.

CHAPTER VI Finance and Taxation

Section 6.1 Fiscal year.

Section 6.2 Board of Finance.

Section 6.3 Annual audit.

Section 6.4 Treasurer.

Section 6.5 Preparation of the Budget.

Section 6.6 Special appropriations.

Section 6.7 Transfer of unexpended funds.

Section 6.8 Reserve for Capital and Nonrecurring Expenditure Fund.

Section 6.9 Emergency appropriations.

Section 6.10 Setting mill rate.

Section 6.11 Accounting and expenditures.

Section 6.12 Borrowing.

Section 6.13 Contributions.

CHAPTER VII The Town Meeting

Section 7.1 Composition.

Section 7.2 Annual Town Meeting.

Section 7.3 Special Town Meeting.

Section 7.4 Town Meeting procedure.

Section 7.5 Town Meeting to authorize referendums.

Section 7.6 Petition for overrule of ordinances.

Section 7.7 Petition for Special Town Meeting.

CHAPTER VIII Miscellaneous Provisions

Section 8.1 Transfer of powers.

Section 8.2 Transfer of records and property.

Section 8.3 Legal proceedings.

Section 8.4 Amendment of Charter.

Section 8.5 Saving clause.

Section 8.6 Effective date.

Section 8.7 Land use.

Section 8.8 Codification and recodification of ordinances.

Section 8.9 Official bonds.

Section 8.10 Terminology.