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§32-3-9  Town forest and park commissions. –

Published: 2015

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Parks and Recreational Areas


Town Forests, Parks, and Recreation Systems

SECTION 32-3-9

   § 32-3-9  Town forest and park commissions.


The town council of any town is hereby authorized to appoint five (5) persons

who shall constitute the forest and park commission of that town, to serve for

a term of one, two (2), three (3), four (4), and five (5) years, respectively.

Annually thereafter, at the meeting held for the purpose of appointments of

town officers, any town council shall appoint one member of the commission to

replace the member whose term shall next expire and who shall serve for a term

of five (5) years and until his or her successor is elected and qualified. In

case of vacancy in the commission, the town council shall fill the vacancy

forthwith by appointment for the unexpired term.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1954, ch. 3349, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 32-3-9.)