That it be ordered that the City of Greenfield forthwith seek and obtain special municipal legislation, pursuant to the requirements of applicable law, for the creation of a Municipal Light Commission subject to the provisions of MGL C.164, Sections 56A-56E with said commission to consist of 5 citizens of the city who shall not hold other public office therein. The commission shall select one of its members as the chair by majority vote of the members at a meeting duly called for that purpose. The commission shall have and exercise the powers and be subject to the duties relative to the municipal light plant of the City (the Greenfield Community Energy and Technology Company or GCET) which are cow conferred or imposed be law upon the Mayor of Greenfield such as, but no limited to, the power to appoint the manager of the GCET who shall be under the Commission's direction and control. The Mayor shall appoint the members of the Commission, with approval by town council, who shall serve staggered 5-year terms. Any vacancy of a regular member of the commission shall be filled by appointment of a new member by the Mayor, with town council approval.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.