The Committee shall consist of up to 5 members, consisting of at-large representatives of the community, with professional backgrounds and qualifications consistent with those needed for design, maintenance, policies, and operation of a municipal golf course facility in Massachusetts.
Members will be appointed by the Board of Selectmen at a duly posted public meeting following the advertisement for interest in serving on the committee.
Term & Organization
The term of office shall be for one year
The Committee shall report to the Board of Selectmen as required, with a report at the end of each golf season
The Committee shall elect its own Chair, and shall establish a regular meeting schedule - all records of the Committee shall be filed with the Town Clerk and open to public inspection in accordance with applicable Open Meeting Law and Public Record statutes
The Committee shall operate in accordance with the State Conflict of Interest Laws
Members shall serve without financial compensation
The Committee shall manage the day-to-day relationship with the current management company
The Committee shall provide a scorecard to evaluate the current management company's performance
The Committee shall identify opportunities for increasing revenue through additional golf programming in conjunction with other town departments and the community at large
The Committee shall prepare draft budgets for operations and capital improvements to be considered by the Board of Selectmen for future Town Meetings
The Committee shall take input from the public regarding golf matters and communicate policies to residents
The Committee shall develop a "master plan" to include annual goals for the golf course with resident and management company input
The Committee shall communicate with town departments, officials, and other resources as needed [i.e. Inspectional Departments, Town Administrator, permitting boards, etc.]