Sec. 7-100k. Appointment, qualifications and compensation of assessor or
board of assessors. (a) Any town, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and
borough 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 but not more than five assessors. Any
such municipality 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.
(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 of the town.
(P.A. 10-84, S. 1.)
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