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Passenger tramway advisory council
§ 12-c. Passenger tramway advisory council. 1. To advise the
commissioner of labor in relation to his duties and responsibilities
under the provisions of section two hundred two-c and article twenty-six
of this chapter, there shall be in the department an advisory council,
to be known as the passenger tramway advisory council, consisting of
seven members to be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice
and consent of the senate, and one of whom shall be designated as
chairman by the governor. Each of four members of the council shall be
an officer or employee of a ski center, and three members of the council
shall be representatives of the public and shall not be, nor within five
years immediately preceding appointment have been an officer or employee
of a ski center.

2. The term of each member of such advisory board shall be for five
years, or until a successor is appointed. Any member of the board chosen
to fill a vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall
be appointed for the unexpired term of the member whom he is to succeed.
Any member of the council may be removed by the governor for misconduct,
incompetence or neglect of duty after being given a written statement of
the charges and an opportunity to be heard thereon.

3. Each member of the advisory council shall serve without salary or
other compensation, but shall be allowed necessary and actual
transportation expenses incurred in the performance of his or her
duties, and when in travel status shall receive an additional fifty-five
dollars and when in travel status in a county or a city with a
population in excess of seven hundred thousand an additional
seventy-five dollars.

4. The advisory council shall consider all matters in connection with
ski tows, other passenger tramways and downhill skiing referred to it by
the commissioner and advise him with respect thereto, and on its own
initiative, or upon the suggestion of others, may make such
recommendations to the commissioner in connection with ski tows, other
passenger tramways and downhill skiing as, after consideration by it,
may be deemed necessary.

5. The commissioner shall designate an officer or employee of the
department to act as secretary of the advisory council, who shall not be
a member of such council and who shall not receive any additional
compensation therefor.

6. The advisory council may adopt rules and regulations to govern its
own proceedings. The secretary shall keep a complete record of all
proceedings of the advisory council which shall show the names of the
members present at each meeting and every matter considered by the
advisory council and the action taken thereon. Such records shall be
filed in the office of the department.