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Commission Charter

The City Band Commission shall consist of seven members who shall be eligible electors of the City. The members shall be qualified by knowledge or experience to act in matters pertaining to the Commission and shall not hold any elective office in the city government.

The term of office of the members of the Commission shall be five years and members shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed and qualified. If any vacancy shall exist on the Commission caused by resignation or otherwise, the Mayor shall appoint a successor for the remainder of the term, subject to the approval of the Council. The terms shall be staggered and arranged so that no more than three members shall expire on June 30 th of any one year.

Members shall serve without compensation, except for the reimbursement for actual expenses subject to the approval of the Council.

The Commission shall adopt rules and regulations governing its organization and procedures as it may deem necessary.

The Commission shall each year make a report to the Mayor and the Council of its proceedings, with a full statement of its receipts, disbursements, and the progress of its work during the preceding fiscal year.

All funds received by the Commission from taxes, donations, admissions and from all other sources shall be promptly deposited with the City Treasurer who shall receipt for same, and said account shall be designed as “City Band Account” and deposited by the City Treasurer in the same manner as other city funds.

The Commission shall have authority to expend for and on behalf of the City for the maintenance of a municipal band all sums of money appropriated from taxes, donations, admissions and from all other sources. All monies shall be expended only in payment of expenses incurred by authority of the Commission upon itemized written statements of account and by written voucher signed by the chairman and countersigned by the secretary.