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Term of office. There shall be an Infrastructure and Energy Committee consisting of seven regular members. Members of the Infrastructure and Energy Committee shall serve for terms of three years, so arranged that as equal a number of terms as possible shall expire each year.
Authorities and responsibilities. The Infrastructure and Energy Committee is a standing committee serving as an advisory board to the Town Council, Town Manager and Department of Public Works. The Committee's charge is to:
(1) provide the Town Manager and the Director of Public Works with recommendations concerning the development of rules and regulations for the maintenance and sanitary operation of the solid waste transfer station, water pollution control facilities, public roads, bridges, sidewalks, parking lots, parks, bulkheads, docks, Town landings, beaches, playgrounds, recreation and conservation areas, cemeteries, Town forests, and public buildings, excluding schools.
(2) Recommend viable methods for achieving energy conservation and for utilizing renewable sources of energy within the Town.
(3) Promote energy efficiency programs available through the Cape Light Compact in residential and commercial sectors.
Town Council: The Infrastructure and Energy Committee interacts with the Town Council to advise the Council on those policies and legislative matters concerning public works and energy conservation and renewable energy activities within the Town.
Town Manager: The Infrastructure and Energy Committee provides the Manager with recommendations in order to accomplish and effectuate its mission.
Other boards: The Infrastructure and Energy Committee interacts, as necessary, with any town board requiring or requesting assistance in matters of public works and energy conservation and renewable energy activities in the Town.”