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Board of Selectmen
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Contact:
Address:
PO Box 1660
19 MaineStreet
Bethel, ME 04217
Phone:
207-824-2669
Fax:
207-824-3355
Hours:
8AM to 5PM
Monday through Friday
 
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Board of Selectmen
Name
Title
Term of Office
Stanley R. Howe
Chairman
06/30/2016
Pat Carter
 
06/30/2017
Donald G. Bennett
 
06/30/2016
Lloyd W. Sweetser
 
06/30/2017
Peter Southam
 
06/30/2015
The Board of Selectmen, hereinafter called the "Selectmen," shall be and constitute the municipal officers of the Town of Bethel, hereinafter called the "Town." The Selectmen shall also constitute the governing body, or trustees, of the Wastewater Treatment Department and operate in the same manner specified herein.  

The Board of Selectmen shall be composed of five members, each of whom shall be elected by secret ballot in June for three-year staggered terms by the registered voters of the entire Town. The candidate receiving the greatest number of votes for a given seat on the Board shall be considered a member of the Board upon taking an oath of office. Each member shall be a registered voter of the Town of Bethel throughout his/her tenure on the Board.  

The Board shall exercise all powers, and assume all responsibilities, now or hereafter given by law to municipal officers. The specific mention of particular powers or responsibilities in this chapter or other ordinances shall not be construed as limiting, in any way, the powers and responsibilities of municipal officers given by law.  

Any reference to "Selectmen" or "Board of Selectmen" shall be considered gender neutral and may be interchanged with the term "Selectperson" or "Board of Selectpersons" by any party.    

 
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