Chapter 14: Article V of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A committee of eleven members and two ad hoc Common Council members to promote, stimulate and encourage interest and participation in sharing of cultural traditions. They may establish bylaws, rules, and regulations as necessary to achieve their purpose. They prepare a monthly arts calendar. Each member serves a term of three years. Each year, the body elects its own Chairman, Vice chairman and Secretary.
Chapter 14, Article VIII of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
An advisory board consisting of nine members who create guidelines for and when requested review designs for exterior designs in business zones. They advise the Planning and Zoning Commission and Redevelopment Agency regarding this. They are the keeper of historic easements held in the City. They may perform duties required of a municipal preservation board and make recommendations concerning issues of preservation of architecturally and historically significant artifacts, buildings and streetscapes. They serve for a term of three years.
Chapter 31, Article IX of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A committee consisting of seven members who live work or own a business in the downtown Middletown Parking District or a paid representative of an owner or business in the district along with two Common Council members, one from each political party. Not more than 3 of the members shall be registered in the same political party. The Committee plans, implements and manages the downtown parking infrastructure to ensure adequate available parking spaces to downtown customers, employees, and residents. They serve for a term of three years.
CT G. S. Title 7, Section 7-152 (b)
Chapter 285, Section 285-5 of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
Four parking violation hearing officers who are empowered to hear appeals from the issuance of parking violation citations and may take other actions in processing parking violations as authorized by state statutes and City ordinances and regulation. The hearing procedure is set by City ordinance. They serve a term of two years.
Chapter 223, Section 223-5 of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
The hearing officer shall conduct hearings as authorized by this Section of the Code of Ordinances. The Officer may not be a City employee and serves without compensation. They serve a term of two years.
Chapter 161, Section 161-19 of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A ten member commission including the Fire Chief of each fire district, the Police Chief, the director of Emergency Management, and the director of Central Communications shall be ex officio members and the regular members shall be a representative of the Middletown Fire District, Westfield Fire District, and South Fire District as well as one member representing the Town of Portland. The commission consults and advises the Fire Chiefs, Police Chief, and the director of Central Communications along with the Superintendent of Alarms to review operation and maintenance of the fire alarm system and central communication services. They serve a term of three years.
Chapter 14, Article XIV of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
Permanent Commission of City officials and employees who establish priorities, standards, guidelines, and procedures to manage the City’s records to comply with State-mandated retention schedules and to preserve documents of historic value. The Commission is made of the Mayor or his/her designee, Town Clerk, Finance Director or designee, employee of Finance with grant writing experience, Information Technologies Director, Public works Director, Russell Library Director, Emergency Management Director, and City Attorney.
Chapter 14, Article III of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
An eleven member commission made up of nine electors and two members of the Common Council to serve for a period of three years. The Commission makes recommendations concerning the Recreation and Community Services Department and its programs and services provided. They will review leisure and recreation services and analyze community services for the aged provided by various public and private agencies. The Commission provides recommendations for the use of the Community/Senior Center.
CT G. S. Title 8, Section 8-126
Chapter 5, Article IV of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A sixteen member agency of electors within the City of Middletown whose duties will be found in the Connecticut General Statutes, Section 8-126 as amended. They serve a term of five years.
Chapter 14, Article XVIII of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A twelve member commission of residents who serve in an advisory capacity to improve waste reduction, reuse and recycling in the City and will assist with the development and implementation of City-wide resource conservation and sustainability programs. They serve a term of five years.
Chapter 74, Section 74-33 of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
An eight member board including two Council members one from each political party, the Director of Finance, three citizens of Middletown, one of who shall be a member of the retirement system elected by the members thereof, one board member shall be James M. Reynolds and upon his separation with the Board, the member seat shall revert to a citizen of the City of Middletown and the Mayor as ex officio. They make bylaws and regulations not inconsistent with law, federal or state as amended, City Charter, Code of Ordinances and employ actuarial, medical, clerical and other services necessary for the proper operation of the retirement system to carry out the purposes for which the retirement system was created. The Board is the Trustee and has control and management of the system. They serve a term of five years.
Russell Library Bylaws
Six residents of the City sit on the Russell Library Board of Trustees; the Board oversees the administration of the Library including hiring staff and its Director and Assistant Director.
Chapter 14, Article XII of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A five member commission of electors of the City residing within the boundaries of the Sanitary Disposal District as set out in Section 253-19 of the Code of Ordinances. They will oversee refuse collection within the district, adopt bylaws, monitor the collection of fees and payment of expenses and prepare an annual budget for the fiscal year. They serve a term of five years.
Chapter 78, Section 78-3 of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A committee of three individuals consisting of the mayor or designee, as Chair, director of a City department and the Director of Finance or designee whose duty will be to review and approve where appropriate all request for standardization, sole source and proprietary items up to $7,500; they will review bid waiver requests prior to submission to the Common Council and recommend to the Council concerning those request(s).
CT G. S. Title 7, Chapter 103a, Section 7-273c
A six member committee of residents who adopt bylaws and rules for the conduct of the affairs of the district. They serve a term of four years.
Chapter 277, Section 277-3 of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A seven member commission of residents of the City, including the City Forester and directors from appropriate departments who serve ex officio. The commission advises and consults with the City Forester on any matter in Chapter 277. Trees of the Code of Ordinances. They serve a term of three years.
Chapter 14, Article II of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
A three member committee of electors of Middletown who will have the sole authority in the administration of the Walter C. Jones Fund. They serve a term of five years.
Chapter 9, Article I of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
CT G. S. Title 7
Water, Chapter 102, Sections 7-234 – 7-244a
Sewer, Chapter 103, Sections 7-245 – 7-273a
A seven member committee, including two Council members, one of each political party and five residents and users of the City’s water and sewer system who oversee the management of the Water and Sewer Department. They serve a term of five years.
Chapter 14, Article IV of the Middletown Code of Ordinances
The Board is made up of representatives from public agencies with statutory responsibility for youth and private sector organizations representing community social institutions of not fewer than 11 nor more than 13; the membership includes the Mayor, two members of the Common Council, one from each political party, superintendent of Schools, Middletown Police Department, a member under the age of 21, a representative of the school system, a representative of a private youth-serving agency, a representative of a public youth-serving agency, and two members interested in youth services and are not paid to provide services and reside or be employed in Middletown. The Board will promote and strengthen services to Middletown youth and families. They serve a term of three years.
Chapter VIII, Section 2 of the City Charter
CT G. S. Title 8, Chapter 124, Section 8-5
A five member, three alternate board of electors of the City and not members of the Zoning Commission and will hear and decide appeals of decisions made by the official charged with zoning enforcement including special exceptions and special exemptions under CT G. S. Section 8-2g. They serve a term of five years.
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