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Deer Management Advisory Committee Bylaws

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BY-LAWS OF THE DEER MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF BERNARDS TOWNSHIP

 

ARTICLE I

Name

The name of this Committee shall be the Bernards Township Deer Management Advisory Committee (hereinafter referred to as the "DMAC").

 

ARTICLE II

Purpose

The purpose of this committee shall be:

  1. (A) Advise the Township Committee (hereinafter referred to as the"TC") on all matters      related to deer management within the township.
  2. (B) Perform the duties described in Resolution 040042 adopted by the TC on
         January 2, 2004.
  3. (C) Perform other duties related to deer management as directed by the TC.

 

ARTICLE III

Members

Section I

  1. (A) Number - The DMAS shall consist of seven (7) members and one (1) alternate      member appointed by the TC, and shall also include a TC Liaison to be selected by the      TC and an advisor from the Bernards Township Police Department;
  2. (B) Vacancy - A vacancy shall not prevent the DMAC from conducting business.

 

Section 2

Term - Each DMAC member shall serve for a one (1) year term.  A member may be reappointed by the TC.

Section 3

Compensation - All members of the DMAC shall serve without compensation.

ARTICLE IV

Meetings

Section 1

Regular Meetings - Regular meetings of the DMAC shall ordinarily be held monthly, or on an as needed basis.

Section 2

Special Meetings - Special meetings of the DMAC may be held on call of the TC, the Chairperson of the DMAC, or by any three (3) members of the DMAC.

Section 3

Public Meetings - Meetings shall be publicized and conducted in accordance with Bernards Township Ordinance §2-32.2.

Section 4

Quorum - a quorum for the purpose of holding a meeting shall consist of not less than four (4) DMAC members.

Section 5

Action - a quorum present, the act of a majority of the members present shall constitute the action of the entire DMAC, except as may be otherwise provided in these By-Laws.

Section 6

Public Comment - There shall be at least one period in each meeting when public comment will be allowed.  The time for this shall appear on the agenda, or the Chairperson shall announce the time at the start of the meeting.  In addition, the Chairperson may allow public comment at any time that he or she deems appropriate.