Maine Revised Statutes

§863. Budget committee organization

The budget committee shall organize and conduct its meetings as follows. [2001, c. 170, §3 (AMD).]

1. Organization.  The county commissioners shall direct the county clerk to call an organizational meeting of the budget committee no later than 60 days before the end of the county's fiscal year. At the organizational meeting, the committee shall:
A. Elect a chair and a recording secretary from among its members; and [1991, c. 533, §4 (NEW); 1991, c. 533, §10 (AFF).]
B. Adopt rules, procedures and bylaws. [1991, c. 533, §4 (NEW); 1991, c. 533, §10 (AFF).]
[ 2001, c. 170, §3 (AMD) .]
2. Meetings.  The budget committee shall determine the time and location of the budget committee meetings. The meetings must be held at times convenient for the public. The budget committee shall keep minutes and record votes for every meeting. The county clerk shall issue a public notice of a meeting no later than 7 days before the meeting is held.
[ 2001, c. 170, §3 (AMD) .]
3. Resources.  The county commissioners shall provide the budget committee with necessary clerical assistance, office expenses and suitable meeting space, as well as access to county files and information.
[ 2001, c. 170, §3 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 473, (NEW). 1991, c. 533, §10 (AFF). 1991, c. 533, §4 (RPR). 2001, c. 170, §3 (AMD).