PA 14-102—SB 115

Planning and Development Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNANCE OF SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICTS CREATED BY SPECIAL ACT

SUMMARY: This act staggers the terms of Stamford's Harbor Point and Bridgeport's Steel Point special taxing district directors.

Prior law required each district's voters to annually elect five directors, but allowed Stamford's and Bridgeport's mayors to appoint one of the directors for their respective districts. The act requires the directors elected by district voters at the first annual meeting after July 1, 2014 to serve staggered one-, two-, three-, or four-year terms. At each annual meeting thereafter, any director elected to fill a vacancy serves a four-year term. The act does not specify term lengths if all five directors are elected by district voters.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2014

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