Town of Bar Harbor, ME
Hancock County
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[Adopted 10-2-1990 as § 14.08 of the 1990 Code]
[Amended 11-20-2001; 5-1-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-01]
There is hereby created a Parking and Traffic Committee, the membership of which shall be the current Police Chief, Fire Chief, Public Works Director, and Deputy Clerk as Secretary, together with five members of the community at large, at least two of whom shall be business persons in the community. The Town Council shall appoint the at-large members of said Committee for terms of two years.
The Parking and Traffic Committee shall, at the request of the Town Council or on its own initiative, make recommendations to the Town Council regarding amendment of Chapter 194, Vehicles and Traffic, of this Code and other parking and traffic matters.
A. 
The Parking and Traffic Committee shall meet within 20 days of the date of the appointment of new members and organize by electing a Chairman and Vice Chairman and shall file in the Town Clerk's office within five days from the date of its organizational meeting the record of and names of its officers. The terms of all officers shall be one year with eligibility for re-election.
[Amended 5-1-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-01]
B. 
Meetings of the Parking and Traffic Committee shall be held on the call of the Chairman or as otherwise provided by the Committee.
C. 
No meeting of the Parking and Traffic Committee shall be held without a quorum of five members. The Committee shall act by majority vote of the members present and voting and shall follow the most recent edition of Robert's Rules of Order.
When there is a permanent vacancy among the at-large members of the Parking and Traffic Committee, the Town Council shall, within 60 days of its occurrence, appoint a person to serve for the unexpired term. A vacancy shall occur upon the resignation or death of any member or when any member fails to attend at least 75% of all meetings during the preceding twelve-month period. When a vacancy occurs, the Chairman of the Committee shall immediately so advise the Town Council in writing. The Committee may recommend to the Town Council that the attendance provision be waived for cause, in which case no vacancy will then exist until the Town Council rejects the recommendation.