[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Dartmouth 3-14-1944, approved 5-24-1944 (Art. 28 of the 2011 General By-Laws). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be a Finance Committee consisting of nine members, three to be appointed annually by the Moderator at the annual town meeting for a term of three years.
The Finance Committee shall meet at least once in two months and at such other times as shall be deemed necessary by the Chairman or by a majority of the members.
[Added 11-18-1970, approved 1-6-1971; amended 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011]
The Finance Committee shall be paid for such expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as may be approved by the Select Board.
[Amended 6-7-2011, approved 9-15-2011]
The duties of the Finance Committee shall be: To investigate all articles on the warrant of the annual and special town meetings and have their decision or recommendation, or disapproval printed after the articles so investigated on said warrant, to investigate the expenditures of any moneys by the town officials, and notify the Select Board in writing as to whether or not, in their opinion, the expenditure is, or was justified.