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Second Regular Session of the 120th

S.P. 704 - L.D. 1906

An Act to Amend the Charter of the Corinna Sewer District

     Emergency preamble. Whereas, Acts of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

     Whereas, this legislation allows the date of the annual meeting of the Corinna Sewer District to be set by the trustees of the district; and

     Whereas, the next annual meeting of the Corinna Sewer District is scheduled for the first Saturday in June; and

     Whereas, the 90-day period may not terminate until after the scheduled date for the annual meeting; and

     Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preserva-tion of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

     Sec. 1. P&SL 1965, c. 89, §12 is amended to read:

     Sec. 12. Annual meeting; qualifications of voters of district. The annual meeting of the district shall must be held in the district on the first Saturday of June in each year a date and at such hour and place as may be designated by resolution of the board of trustees as provided in the bylaws. Notice thereof of the meeting, signed by the chairman chair or clerk of the board, shall must be conspicuously posted in 2 public places within the district, not less than 7 days before the meeting. Special meetings may be called by the board in like manner at any time, and notice of special meetings shall must state the business to be transacted thereat at the meeting. If for any reason an annual meeting is not held on the above date designated by the board, a meeting in lieu thereof of that meeting may be called in like manner to be held within 3 months from said that date. Twenty-five persons qualified to vote in such at the meetings shall constitute a quorum.

     All persons resident in said district and qualified to vote for Governor under the laws of this state shall be are entitled to vote in any meeting of the district, including the meeting for acceptance of this charter.

     Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this Act takes effect when approved.

Effective February 14, 2002.

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