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(A) Each member of the Board of Aldermen and every officer of the city or of any board thereof shall, before entering upon the duties of their several offices, make oath before some competent authority in the form following:
"You , having been chosen of the City of Waterbury, do solemnly swear that you will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Connecticut so long as you continue a citizen thereof; that you are not subject to any of the disqualifications from holding said office enumerated in the Charter of the city, and that you will faithfully discharge the duties of said office to the best of your skill and ability. So help you God."
(1967 Code, § 2-1)
(B) Each member of the Police Department of the City of Waterbury shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, make oath before some competent authority in the form following:
“I do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the State of Connecticut; that I will abide by and enforce the law without prejudice or regard for personal feelings or benefit; and that I will conduct myself in accordance with the Waterbury Police Department Code of Conduct and general orders and will maintain the highest level of integrity in both my professional and personal life and will never act in a manner which brings discredit to me or the Waterbury Police Department.”
(C) A certificate of the oath required by division (A) above under the hand of the authority administering it shall be lodged and kept on file in the office of the City Clerk and recorded in the city records.
(1967 Code, § 2-2) (Ord. passed 3-15-2004)
Oath of office, see Charter § 2B-3
Forms of oaths, see Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-25
Oaths of Assessors, Board of Assessment Appeals and Tax Collectors, see Conn. Gen. Stat. § 7-105