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Constables shall be nominated and appointed in the city in the following manner: During the period between October 1 and December 1 of each odd numbered year, the town committee of each major political party in the town, as defined in Conn. Gen. Stat. § 9-190, shall nominate at a meeting called for that purpose, by a majority vote of those members of the town committee present and voting, four enrolled electors for the office of constable. The secretary of any town committee shall forthwith certify the names of the nominees to the Mayor by certified mail, return receipt requested. If, for any reason, the town committee of any major political party shall fail to nominate four nominees for the office of constable, as herein provided, prior to the December 1 date, then the town chairperson of any major political party shall forward and certify to the Mayor within the first five days of December the names of four enrolled electors of that party as the nominees of that party for the office of constable. Any certification of nominees by the town chairperson shall be mailed to the Mayor by certified mail, return receipt requested. Upon receipt of this certification from the secretary of the town committee or from the town chairperson, as aforesaid, the Mayor shall, between December 6 and 15 of the same year, make the appointments, pursuant to the provisions of P.A. 73-655, by written notification to the City Clerk and to each of the nominees.
(1967 Code, § 2-12.1) (Ord. passed 7-21-1975)