Composition: Three elected members.
Duties: Maintain a computer file of human bodies and cremations buried in the Town cemeteries to include: name, date of death, date of burial, location of burial, cemetery, lot number, funeral director. A copy of this file is to be in the possession of each member and the Highway Department office; Maintain a file of all burial permits; Maintain a file of all cemetery deeds and correspondence pertaining to the purchase or transfer of all cemetery lots; Make periodic inspections of the Town Cemeteries to verify condition of grounds and monuments; Receive and answer all calls pertaining to Town cemeteries; Show lots available to prospective customers and review procedure for purchasing lots; Receive checks made payable to Trustees of Trust Funds and transmit same to Town Council Secretary for deed preparation with a copy to each Trustee and the Highway Department; Maintain a map of each Town cemetery showing the layout of lots numbered or designated such that the computer file and maps are compatible. Any name and lot on the computer printout may be readily located on the cemetery map; Prepare a budget each fiscal year for the Town Council; Prepare an annual report of the Commission’s activities for printing in the Town Report; Stake out locations for head stones and monuments.
Section 4.2: Arrange for cemetery lot visits and sales; maintain vital records relative to burials; manage day-to-day care of cemeteries; and, manage expenditure of allocated funds.