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City Charter of the City of Eastport

CITY OF EASTPORT

"CITY CHARTER"


“Port of Entry to Maine on the Move”

“The way life was meant to be”

Revised – Draft – 1

Signed and Sealed on this date ____/_____/_____
as approved by the Eastport City Council

City of Eastport
78 High Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-2300


ARTICLE
DESCRIPTION
Article I
POWERS OF THE CITY

Section - 1.01 Powers of the City
Section - 1.02 Construction
Section - 1.03 Intergovernmental Relations
Article II
CITY COUNCIL
Section - 2.01 Composition, Eligibility, Election and terms
Section - 2.02 Compensation, Expenses
Section - 2.03 President
Section - 2.04 Prohibitions
Section - 2.06 Vacancies; Forfeiture of Office;
Filling of Vacancies
Section - 2.07 Judge of Qualifications
Section - 2.08 Investigations
Section - 2.09 Independent Audit
Section - 2.10 Procedure
Section - 2.11 Action Requiring an Ordinance
Section - 2.12 Ordinances in General
Section - 2.13 Emergency Ordinance
Section - 2.14 Codes of Technical Regulations
Section - 2.15 Authentication and Recording;
Codification; Printing
Article III
CITY MANAGER
Section - 3.01 Appointment; Qualifications; Compensation
Section - 3.02 Removal
Section - 3.03 Acting City Manager
Section - 3.04 Powers and Duties of the Manager
Article IV
ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
Section - 4.01 General Provisions
Section - 4.02 Personnel System
Section - 4.03 Legal Officer
Article V
FINANCIAL PROCEDURES
Section - 5.01 Fiscal Year
Section - 5.02 Budget Committee
Section - 5.03 Budget Message
Section - 5.04 Budget
Section - 5.05 Capital Program
Section - 5.06 Council Action on Budget
Section - 5.07 Council Action on Capital Program
Section - 5.08 Public Records
Section - 5.09 Appropriations
Section - 5.10 Administration of Budget
Section - 5.11 Special Accounts and Borrowing Procedures
Article VI
PLANNING
Section - 6.01 Planning Director
Section - 6.02 City Planning Board
Section - 6.03 Comprehensive Plan
Section - 6.04 Implementation of the Comprehensive Plan
Section - 6.05 Zoning Board of Appeals
Article VII
NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Section - 7.01 City Elections
Section - 7.02 Nominations
Section - 7.03 Ballots
Section - 7.04 Determination of Election Results\Section - 7.05 Ballots for Ordinances and Charter Amendments
Section - 7.06 Voting Machines
Section - 7.07 Availability of List of Qualified Voters
Section - 7.08 Warden; Ward Clerk and Constable
Article VIII
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
Section 8.01 General Authority
Section 8.02 Petitioners Committee; Affidavit
Section 8.03 Petitions
Section 8.04 Procedure After Filing
Section 8.05 Referendum Petitions; New Petition
Section 8.06 Action on Petitions
Section 8.07 Results of Election
Article IX
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Section - 9.00 Preamble to General Provisions
Section - 9.01 Personal Financial Interest
Section - 9.02 Prohibitions
Section - 9.03 Charter Revisions and Amendments
Section - 9.04 Separability
Section - 9.05 Notice of Meetings
Article X
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
Section - 10.01 City Officers; Employees; and City Officials
Section - 10.02 Departments; Offices and Agencies
Section - 10.03 Pending Matters
Section - 10.04 State and Municipal Laws
Article XI
SCHOOL COMMITTEE
Section - 11.01 Composition; Eligibility; Election; Tenure of Office; Special Provision
Section - 11.02 Organization; Qualification; Quorum
Section - 11.03 Powers and Duties
Appendix "A"
To be deleted as part of adoption.
These are old amendments
 

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