(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of any special act, municipal charter or ordinance, any town, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and borough, regional council of governments or any combination of towns, consolidated towns and cities or consolidated towns and boroughs may, by town or borough meeting vote, or, in those municipalities in which there is no such meeting, by a two-thirds majority of the members of the legislative body thereof, provide for the appointment of one or more assessors. Any such municipality or municipalities or regional council of governments may establish the qualifications and compensation of such assessor or assessors, and may provide for the appointment by the assessor or board of assessors of clerical and other assistance within the limits of the appropriation therefor, provided, if there is more than one assessor, such assessors shall choose one of their number to be chairman of the board of assessors.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 7-100k

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1

(b) Any assessor appointed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be sworn to the faithful performance of his or her duties by the clerk or clerks of the municipality or municipalities that provided for the appointment of such assessor, or, in the case of a regional council of governments, by the clerk of each participating municipality.