CHARTER
Section
   Preamble
   1.01   Repeal of present charter
   1.02   Creation of new charter
   1.03   Town powers
   1.04   Boundaries
   1.05   Form of government
   2.01   General powers and duties of the Town Council
   2.02   Composition and qualifications
   2.03   Forfeiture of office
   2.04   Judge of qualifications
   2.05   Vacancies on the Council
   2.06   Term of office
   2.07   Compensation
   2.08   Mayor
   2.09   Powers and duties of the Mayor
   3.01   Legislative procedure
   3.02   Meetings
   3.03   Ordinances and resolutions
   3.04   Ordinances by referendum vote
   3.05   Emergency ordinances
   3.06   Public notice
   3.07   Codification and distribution of ordinances and related matter
   3.08   Codes of technical regulations
   4.01   Office of the Town Clerk
   4.02   Duties
   4.03   Appointment and removal
   5.01   Departments, offices and agencies
   5.02   Selection and removal of Town Manager
   6.01   Fiscal year
   6.02   Submission of budget and budget message
   6.03   Budget
   6.04   Administration of the budget
   6.05   Prohibitions
   7.01   Initiative ordinances; referendum; referendum elections
   7.02   Repeal or amendment of ordinances adopted by electoral vote
   7.03   Recall
   8.01   Independent annual audit
   8.02   Public monies
   9.01   Franchises
   10.01   Election procedures for Town Council
   10.02   Election requirements; no run-off election except in the case of a tie vote
   10.03   Special elections
   10.04   Electors
   10.04   Election ordinances
   10.05   Qualifying of candidates for office of Town Council
   10.06   Oath of office
   11.01   Effect of this Charter on existing law
   11.02   Rights of officers and employees preserved
   11.03   Title to property reserved
   11.04   Continuity of officer, boards, councils or agencies
   11.05   Validation of acts under previous Charter
   11.06   Charter amendments and revisions
   11.07   State and municipal laws
   11.08   Schedule
   11.09   Severability
   11.10   Effective date
Editor’s note:
   This charter was adopted by Ordinance No. 2007-13 on August 2, 2007 and approved by special election  on September 25, 2007.