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(A) The Town Council may authorize for the exclusive rights to perform all grave openings, closings, and maintenance in any cemetery owned and operated by the town. As an alternative to selecting a firm or person for openings, closings and maintenance operations the Town Council may choose to authorize adequate town resources for this purpose with associated fees.
(B) In the event the Town Council chooses to perform openings, closings or maintenance on a contract basis the Public Works Director is hereby authorized to develop criteria and solicit proposals from qualified contractors on an annual basis for the purpose of selecting and authorizing an individual or firm to perform all grave openings and closings in town owned and operated cemeteries.
(C) The individual or firm selected under this section shall have sole responsibility, to the exclusion of all others, to perform or have performed all obligations established by contract for the opening, closing, and follow-up maintenance in town owned and operated cemeteries.
(D) The selected contractor may choose to subcontract openings, closings, or maintenance upon the express prior consent of the town. In any event the prime contractor shall continue to be responsible to the town for the proper and acceptable performance of all work performed.
(Ord. passed 10-21-02; Am. Ord. 2012-09-03, passed 9-4-12)