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Veterans' Commission Membership - Updated February 2019

Purpose/Authority: Ordinance - Code Book
Chapter II, Article 2
Part J. - Veterans' Commission.

Sec. 2-200. Composition; appointment of members.
There shall be in the town a veterans' commission composed of seven (7) electors of the town, not more than four (4) of whom shall be of any one (1) political party. Members of the veterans' commission will be appointed by the town council. During the month of January 1999 and annually in the month of January thereafter, the town council shall appoint electors to fill each expired term, and each elector shall serve for a term of three (3) years. All terms of appointed members shall commence February 1. All members shall be honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
(Ord. No. 3-98, § 1, 8-18-1998)

Sec. 2-201. Duties.
It shall be the duty of the veterans' commission to:
(1) Act as the coordinating agency in all matters concerning veterans and their dependents, coordinating the activities of public and private facilities concerned with veterans' reemployment, education, rehabilitation and adjustment to peacetime living;
(2) Cooperate with all national, state and local government and private agencies in securing services and benefits to which a veteran or his dependents may be entitled;
(3) Use the services and facilities of the veterans' organizations so far as possible to carry out the purposes of this division;
(4) Encourage and coordinate vocational training services for veterans; and
(5) Have supervision of the annual Memorial Day parade.
(Ord. No. 3-98, § 2, 8-18-1998)

Sec. 2-202. Reports to the town manager.
A copy of the minutes of all veterans' commission meetings shall be forwarded to the town manager within seven (7) days after each meeting. (Ord. No. 3-98, § 3, 8-18-1998)

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