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November 2010

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Qualifications

a. RTM members shall be the judges of the election and
qualification of their members.
b. RTM members as such shall receive no compensation.
c. An RTM member who shall cease to be a resident of the Town
shall cease to be an RTM member. An RTM member who shall move from the district
from which he is elected to another district may complete the term in the original district.
3. Election – Tie Vote
a. In the case of a tie vote affecting the election of RTM members,

Ex Officio Members

a. The following designated officers shall be RTM members ex
officio: the Selectmen, the Town Clerk, the Town Attorney, the Board of Education, and
members of the Board of Estimate and Taxation.

b. Such ex officio members shall have all the rights and privileges
of the elected members, except the right to vote.

MEMBERSHIP

POWERS

The RTM shall exercise exclusively, so far as will conform to the provisions of the Town Charter, all powers vested in the Town, except as otherwise specifically provided by law.

GENERALLY

DEFINITIONS

As used in these Rules:
A.
1. “Alternate” – an individual elected or appointed to substitute for a delegate
to any standing committee or special committee in the event of the delegate’s absence from
a meeting of such committee.
2. “Call” – the notice to members of an RTM, along with the agenda and the
dates and places of standing committee and district meetings.
3. “Delegate” – an elected or appointed principal member of any standing or
special committee and shall not include alternates.

RTM Districts

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