Unless another meaning is clearly apparent from the manner in which the word is used, the following words as used in the Administrative Code shall have the following meaning:
A. The word “Charter” shall mean Massachusetts General Law c. 34A Sections 15, 16, 18, 20, adopted as the Dukes County Home Rule Charter (DCHRC)
B. County – the word “County” shall mean the County of Dukes County.
C. County Bulletin Boards – Shall mean the bulletin board in the County of Dukes County Courthouse building or the County Administration building on which official notices are posted.
D. General Laws – the words “General Laws” shall refer to the General Laws of Massachusetts
E. Local Newspapers – Shall mean at least one weekly newspaper of general circulation in one or more parts of the county
F. Majority Vote – more than 50.0% of the vote actually cast in a meeting possessing a quorum. Failure to vote or abstention votes are not counted as cast, but do count toward a quorum.
G. Quorum – A majority of the total number of members of the Commission, Board, or Committee.