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Session Laws, 1927
Volume 569, Page 837   View pdf image (33K)
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County Commissioners of the County of which the appointee
shall be a resident. The first appointments hereunder shall be
made on or before May 1, 1927, upon which date the terms of
office shall begin. The term of office of each of said five ap-
pointive members shall be four years; except that the terms of
two of the members first appointed from Montgomery County
and of two of the members first appointed from Prince George's
County shall be respectively six years each. Any vacancy oc-
curring at any time in the personnel of the Commission shall
be filled by the Governor for the unexpired term, and be subject
to confirmation by the Board of Commissioners of the County
in which the vacancy occurs. The Governor shall designate as
Chairman of the Commission one of the appointive Commis-
sioners. The annual salary of the Chairman shall be three
thousand dollars, and of the other five Commissioners shall be
five hundred dollars per annum, payable monthly, provided
however that such salary in the case of the Commissioner who

is Chairman of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commis-
sion shall be in addition to the salary received by him in the
latter capacity. The Governor shall likewise appoint a General
Counsel to the Commission at an annual salary of twenty-four
hundred dollars, payable monthly and a Secretary-Treasurer
who shall be a bonded official at an annual salary of two thou-
sand dollars payable monthly. The Commission may appoint,
discharge at pleasure and fix the compensation of or may
contract for the services of such engineering, planning, admin-
istrative, auditing, clerical or other force as, from time to
time, in its judgment, may be necessary to the administration
of this Act, and may require any employee to give bond with
surety approved by and in a sum to be fixed by the Commission.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Commission
is hereby authorized and directed to maintain an office in Mont-
gomery County, and an office in Prince George's County, both
such offices to be within the District, and an office in the Dis-
trict of Columbia. The Commission is hereby authorized and
directed to hold meetings, conduct hearings, and perform any
or all of the duties vested in it by this Act at whichever of
its three said offices shall in the judgment of the Commis-
sion best suit the convenience of the public in each case. All
Acts, orders, or regulations agreed upon or passed in the said
office located within the District of Columbia, shall have the
same force and effect as though agreed upon or passed within
the District. The Commission shall annually publish in at


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