Article 21

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Printed Version of Article 21

Section 1                 Responsibilities


There shall be a Director of Community and Economic Development  responsible to the Town Administrator, who shall be competent by virtue of applicable professional training in municipal planning, or equivalent experience or education.

Section 2                 Duties


The duties of the Director of Community and Economic Development shall include, but not be limited to, those described in this section.

2.1   Upon the request of the Planning Board, the Director of Community and Economic Development shall be assigned professional, administrative and technical work relating to the application of the zoning by-law, subdivision control law, planning studies and design, review of proposals and like work of a professional nature

2.2
   At the direction of the Town Administrator, the Director of Community and Economic Development shall be the administrative supervisor for the Community and Economic Development Department, assist various Town Boards and Commissions, and undertake professional, administrative and technical work related to applicable town, state and federal laws to advance the interests of the Town.

Section 3                 Appointment, Term of Office


The Town Administrator shall appoint the Director of Community and Economic Development after hearing the recommendation of the majority of the members of the Planning Board. The term of office shall be at least one year but not more than three years, as determined by the Town Administrator, and the compensation for the position shall be established under Article 24 of the By-Laws.