Charter Resolution CR-19-02 has been introduced by the Mayor and Town Council of Edmonston. The public hearing of the proposed Charter will be held on WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. during the Regular Town Council meeting at Town Hall 5005 52nd Avenue, Edmonston, MD 20781. A summary of the Charter Resolution follows:
CHARTER RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL OF EDMONSTON
A CHARTER RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF EDMONSTON, ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF ARTICLE XI-E § 4 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND AND §4-301 ET SEQ. OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE, ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, AS AMENDED, TO AMEND ARTICLE I, §4, “OFFICERS; OATHS OF OFFICE”, §5, “COMMENCEMENT AND TERMINATIONS OF TERMS OF ELECTED OFFICIALS AND COMPENSATION”, §6, “MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS; VACANCIES IN OFFICES”, §7, “ELECTION PROCEDURES; REGISTRATION OF VOTERS”, AND §8, “QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICES”, OF THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF EDMONSTON, TO CHANGE THE MANNER IN WHICH ELECTIVE OFFICE IS FILLED IF IT BECOMES VACANT, MAKE PROVISION FOR APPOINTMENT OF A MAYOR PRO TEM, MAKE PROVISION FOR HOW NAMES WILL APPEAR ON THE BALLOT AND TO CLARIFY REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES.
Contact Town Hall for a copy of the Charter Resolution and more information at 301-699-8806.