Welcome to Middlebury, Connecticut
Welcome to Middlebury, Connecticut

Boards, Commissions & Committees

In order to provide for the proper administration of the business of the Town, the boards, commissions and committees specified in the Town Charter shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen by a majority vote of the entire Board to perform the duties and functions herein provided or provided in the General Statutes, including but not limited to the provisions of the General Statutes referred to specifically herein.

 

  • All members of boards, commissions and committees shall be electors of the Town and shall have such qualifications as may be prescribed by the Board of Selectmen or by the General Statutes.  Except as otherwise provided herein, if any such member shall cease to be an elector of the Town, such person shall thereupon cease to hold such membership.
     
  • Minority representation on any appointed board, commission, or other similar body of the Town shall be determined in accordance with the provisions of Section 9-167a of the General Statutes.


Following is a list of appointed Boards and Commissions by the Middlebury Board of Selectmen.  Click on the name of any Board or Commission to the right to view their meeting schedule.
 

  1. Planning and Zoning Commission and Alternates consisting of five (5) members and a panel of three alternates appointed to perform the duties prescribed in Chapters 124 and 126 of the General  Statutes.  Members shall be appointed for terms of five years on a rotating basis as terms expire.  Alternates shall be appointed for terms of three years on a rotating basis as terms expire.
     
  2. Zoning Board of Appeals and Alternates consisting of five (5) members and a panel of three alternates appointed to perform the duties prescribed in Section 8-6 through 8-7d of the General Statutes.  Members and alternates shall be appointed for terms of five years on a rotating basis as terms expire.
     
  3. Conservation Commission consisting of seven (7) members.  Members shall be appointed by the First Selectman for terms of four years on a rotating basis as terms expire to perform the duties prescribed in Section 7-131a of the General Statutes. 
     
  4. Water Commission consisting of five (5) members appointed for term of five (5) years.  Each year, one member shall be appointed for a five (5) year term on a rotating basis to perform their duties in accordance with Act No. 261 of the 1965 General Assembly and the Middlebury Ordinance.
     
  5. Parks and Recreation Commission consisting of five members.  Members shall be appointed for terms of five (5) years on a rotating basis as terms expire to perform the duties prescribed in Section 7-129a of the General Statutes and such other duties as the Board of Selectmen may prescribe.
     
  6. Board of Finance Alternates consisting of three (3) electors shall be appointed to serve terms of two years on a rotating basis.
     
  7. Economic and Industrial Development Commission consisting of seven (7) members.  Members shall be appointed for a term of five years on a rotating basis as terms expire.  The economic and Industrial Development Commission shall perform the duties prescribed in Section 7-136 of the General Statutes.
     
  8. Beautification Committee consisting of twelve members for terms of four (4) years on a rotating basis.  The committee may conduct studies and implement plantings and improvements to beautify Middlebury, subject to approval by the Board of Selectmen.
     
  9. Retirement Plan Committee consisting of three (3) members:  a member of the Board of Finance, a Town Employee and an Elector of the Town appointed to serve the Board of Selectmen in accordance with and subject to the provisions of the Town Ordinances and the General Statutes.  These three members shall be appointed for terms of three (3) years, one each year on a rotating basis as terms of incumbents expire.
     
  10. Commission on Aging/Social Services consisting of the Municipal Agent for the Elderly, and eight (8) members to study the needs of, and coordinate programs for, the aging and coordinate Social Services for all Town Residents.  The Municipal Agent shall be appointed as required by Section 7-127b of the General Statutes.  The remaining eight (8) members shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen for two (2) year terms on a rotating basis as terms expire.
     
  11. Constables consisting of two (2) Constables appointed for a two (2) year term by the Board of Selectmen.
     
  12. Greater Waterbury Cable Advisory consisting of three (3) local members appointed for a term of two (2) years to perform the duties as prescribed in Section 16-333 of the General Statutes.  Two (2) of the members shall be appointed by the First Selectman and the third appointed by the Regional Board of Education.
     
  13. Greenway Committee consisting of seven (7) members shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years on a rotating basis as terms expire to serve as an advisory body to the Parks and Recreation Commission on matters pertaining to the Greenway.  The Director of Parks and Recreation shall be an ex-officio member.
     
  14. Public Works Commission consisting of seven (7) members appointed for terms of four (4) years on a rotating basis to perform their duties as required in Section 7-148 of the General Statutes.
     
  15. Ethics Commission consisting of five (5) members shall be appointed for a term of five (5) years on a rotating basis as terms expire.  The initial members shall be appointed to staggered terms, (one (1) for one year, one (1) for two (2) years, one (1) for three (3) years, one (1) for four (4) years and one (1) for five (5) years). 

 

 

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