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Town of Falmouth, Maine
271 Falmouth Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
(207) 781-5253

June 17 Agenda Item 1 (i)
Order to appoint representatives to the General Assembly of the Greater Portland Council of Governments and to designate one as Falmouth's representative on the Executive Committee.
GPCOG BYLAWS, as amended June 6, 2012

ARTICLE V: General Assembly

Section 2. Representatives. Member municipalities with less than 10,000 population, as determined by the last Decennial Census, shall have two (2) representatives. Municipalities with populations greater than 10,000, as determined by the last Decennial Census, shall have an additional representative for each 10,000 increment in population. At least one (1) representative for each municipality shall be a municipal officer. The other representative(s) shall be either a municipal officer or a designee elected by a majority vote of the municipal officers. “Municipal officer” is defined as the selectmen or members of the town council for a town or the mayor and city councilors of a city. Member counties shall have no more than two (2) representatives, at least one of which must be an elected commissioner. Each associate member shall be entitled to one (1) official representative.

Section 3. Alternate Representatives. The member's governing body shall appoint an alternate representative who may vote only in the official representative's absence.


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