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Session Laws, 1953
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highest number of votes shall hold office for a period of
one year. If at said election there should be a tie between
two or more candidates, the one to hold office shall be
publicly determined by lot. No Commissioner shall be
elected to succeed himself after the election in 1954.
Horace M. Morgan, John N. Decker and Alien W. Moore
shall act as Town Commissioners until their successors are
duly elected and qualified.

322C. (400D). If any of said Commissioners shall die,
fail to qualify within thirty days from the date of his
election, resign or be disqualified to act, the citizens of said
town, qualified to vote, as aforesaid, shall proceed as soon
as convenient to elect a person to fill such vacancy, and
the office of a commissioner shall be vacated by his removal
from town.

322D. (400E). Each Commissioner, before he proceeds
to act as such, shall make oath before a justice of the peace
or notary public for Queen Anne's or Talbot Counties, that
he will diligently and faithfully, to the best of his skill
and judgment, perform the duties of Commissioner of said
town, without favor, partiality or prejudice, and a cer-
tificate of said qualification shall be returned by the justice
or notary to the said Commissioners and filed and recorded
among the proceedings.

322E. (400F). The said Commissioners shall meet
annually on the first Monday in May and on the first
Monday in every third month thereafter, and as much
oftener as they may think proper; not less than a majority
shall constitute a board for the transaction of any business
except an adjournment; they may appoint a clerk, who
shall keep the minutes of their proceedings in a well bound
book to be provided by them for that purpose, and they
may also appoint a bailiff and prescribe his duties, and
shall pay the said clerk and bailiff such compensation as
they may deem reasonable, and may remove either of said
officers at pleasure.

322F. (400G). They shall cause all nuisances and
obstructions that may interrupt the passage or injure the
health of the inhabitants of said town, to be removed from
the streets, lanes and alleys thereof, and may provide for
the mending, repairing and cleaning of the same, and shall
have power to prohibit and punish by ordinance the placing
of any filth, dirt or other matter therein, and may also
erect lamps in any of the streets, lanes and alleys of the


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