[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Yarmouth 4-10-2002 by Art. 23, approved 6-28-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be established a Waterways-Shellfish Committee consisting of the Harbormaster, the Shellfish Officer and five members chosen at large all of whom will serve at no compensation. The five members shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen for terms of three years. It shall be the duty of this Committee to study, plan, and to bring recommendations to regular and/or special Town Meetings for the development, use, protection, maintenance and improvement of shellfish areas, foreshores, jetties, breakwaters, channels, wharves, bulkheads, docks, slips, marinas, boat ramps, Town landing, and other marine improvements; to petition the state, federal and county agencies for participation in available funds for the accomplishments of such projects and shellfish improvements; to plan and work with the Department of Natural Resources on such projects; to recommend rules, regulations, and fees to be charged for slips, ramps, marinas, furnishing of utilities, services to boats, shellfishing, licenses, propagation, and other improvement for the best interest of the Town and all to be subject to the approval of the Board of Selectmen. The Committee shall further have the responsibility to submit written comments to the Conservation Commission, Board of Appeals and Planning Board for waterways and shellfish projects within the Town of Yarmouth.