Kent County, DE Policy Manual
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[Adopted 1-6-1987 (P-18)]
It shall be the responsibility of all permanent committees, boards and commissions appointed by authority of the Levy Court to propose and adopt bylaws and amendments thereto governing the manner in which they propose to conduct business.
By-laws shall address at least the following subjects and may include other subjects if appropriate:
Name of organization.
Source of authority and powers of organization.
Purpose of organization, its duties and responsibilities.
Composition of and qualifications for membership.
Manner of appointment, vacancies, attendance, terms of appointment.
Election of officers and their terms and duties.
Staff and legal counsel.
Compensation (if applicable).
Conduct of meetings (and hearings if applicable).
Record of proceedings, actions, decisions.
Rules of order.
Fees (if applicable).
All bylaws and any amendments thereto are subject to final adoption by the Levy Court prior to becoming effective.
[Adopted 1-17-1989 (P-27)]
The Levy Court has established a number of boards, committees and commissions, the purpose of which is to review various issues important to County government and give advice to the Levy Court on those issues. In order to assure the broadest public participation in County government, it is the policy of the Levy Court that no individual citizen shall be appointed to or serve on more than one such board, committee, or commission.
[Adopted 9-10-2002 (P-86)]
This Policy sets a requirement for all legal counsel representing Kent County to be appointed by the Levy Court. As the governing body of Kent County, Levy Court routinely contracts for general legal services and appoints counsel for such services. Periodically the Kent County Levy Court, the County offices, and County boards and commissions, are in need of more specialized legal services for matters such as, but not limited to, environmental, bonding, contracts, construction, and insurance matters. All legal counsel representing Kent County Levy Court in any capacity shall be appointed by the Kent County Levy Court.