[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Dartmouth 6-3-2014 by Art. 30, approved 11-20-2014 (Art. 34 of the 2011 General By-Laws). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Earth and soil removal — See Ch. 184.
A Soil Conservation Board is hereby established in the Town of Dartmouth for the purpose of exercising the powers and duties of such Boards under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40, Section 21(17), as well as Chapter 184 of these General By-Laws.
The members of the Soil Conservation Board shall consist of one member of the Select Board, one member of the Planning Board, one member of the Board of Health, one member of the Finance Committee, one member of the Board of Public Works, and two members of the Conservation Commission. Whenever any of these multi-member bodies lacks a required representative on the Soil Conservation Board, it shall appoint said representative by a majority vote of said multi-member body at any meeting of the same at which a quorum is present. If a member of the Soil Conservation Board ceases to be a member, for whatever reason, of the multi-member body that appointed him to the Soil Conservation Board, then he concurrently shall cease to be a member of the Soil Conservation Board.
No person who engages in commercial activities relating to the importation, manufacturing, processing, removal or disturbance of earth minerals and soils shall be eligible to serve on the Soil Conservation Board.
The appointment of a representative to the Soil Conservation Board may be revoked in the same manner that said appointment was made.
The Soil Conservation Board may appoint a secretary and an inspector, neither of whom needs to be a member of said Board. The inspector shall carry out such duties as may be assigned to him by the Soil Conservation Board or Chapter 184 of these General By-Laws, or as may be provided by statute.
To the extent that it is expressly authorized by Chapter 184 of these General By-Laws, the Soil Conservation Board may promulgate Rules and Regulations in order to supplement the provisions of said chapter.