[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Orange 8-8-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a Housatonic River Estuary Commission (the "Commission"). The Commission shall consist of seven members, one member from each of the following municipalities: Shelton, Derby, Ansonia, Orange (the "Orange Commissioner"), Stratford and Milford (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Commissioners") and a member-at-large.
The Orange Commissioner shall be appointed by the First Selectman in accordance with the Charter for the Town of Orange. The Orange Commissioner shall serve a four-year term. In the event of a vacancy in the Orange Commissioner position, the First Selectman shall fill said vacancy in accordance with the Charter for the Town of Orange.
The member-at-large shall be chosen by the Commissioners in accordance with the rules for electing said position established by the Commission and shall serve a term established by the Commission.
The Commission shall have the powers, duties and responsibilities and shall be subject to the restrictions and limitations specified in Section 25-170 of the General Statutes, as the same may, from time to time, be amended.