Maine Revised Statutes

§7203. Deorganization meeting

The deorganization meeting shall be conducted in accordance with section 2524. The agenda of the meeting shall consist exclusively of the following. [1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW).]

1. Discussion and reasons for deorganization.  Discussion of deorganization and its impact on the residents of the municipality shall take place and the reasons for deorganizing shall be established and placed before the voters.
[ 1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Voting on question to develop deorganization procedure.  A vote shall be taken on the question of whether the municipality shall continue to pursue the process for deorganizing by developing a deorganization procedure which must be approved by the voters under sections 7207 and 7209.
[ 1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Creation of local deorganization committee.  If the majority of voters present and voting at this meeting approve the question to develop a deorganization procedure as provided in subsection 2, a local deorganization committee shall be created to develop the deorganization procedure. The local committee shall consist of the following 5 members:
A. One municipal officer selected by the municipal officers; [1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW).]
B. One member of the local school board or committee selected by that board or committee, if one exists, or one member of a school board or committee who represents the municipality in a multi-municipality school administrative unit, selected by those members who represent the municipality upon that board or committee; and [1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW).]
C. Three voters of the municipality, nominated and elected by the voters at the same town meeting or election which approved the development of a deorganization procedure. [1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW).]
[ 1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW) .]
1989, c. 216, §2 (NEW).