Town of Brookfield, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Brookfield 817-81. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Code of Ethics - See Ch. 21.

§ 19-1 Establishment.

There shall be an Economic Development Commission, established in accordance with Section 7-136 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended, for the promotion and development of the economic resources of the Town.

§ 19-2 Powers.

The Economic Development Commission of the Town of Brookfield, created pursuant to General Statutes, is hereby authorized and directed to carry out the powers conferred upon the Town by Section 7-136 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended, and by any and all laws amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.

§ 19-3 Composition.

The Commission shall be composed of:
Seven members shall be appointed in accordance with § C7-4 of the Brookfield Town Charter for terms commencing on the first Monday in February. Membership and terms of office shall be as follows: four members for terms of two years, three members for terms of four years, and biannually thereafter four members or three members shall be appointed for terms of four years on a rotating basis as terms expire.
The First Selectman or a Selectman designated by him shall be an ex officio member of said Commission, but shall have no vote.

§ 19-4 Vacancies.

Any vacancy in the membership of said Commission which may occur through death, resignation or otherwise may be filled for the unexpired term of such member in the manner provided by §§ C74 and C4-12 of the Brookfield Town Charter.

§ 19-5 Compensation; appropriations.

The members of the Commission shall serve without pay, but the Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance may annually appropriate a sum not in excess of statutory limits for such expenses as the Commission may incur and for the purpose of reimbursing the members of the Commission for any necessary expenses which they may incur in connection with their duties.

§ 19-6 Residence requirement.

As of the effective date of this chapter no person shall be appointed to or reappointed to the Commission unless he or she is a resident of the Town of Brookfield.