There will not be a festival for 2023. The new committee is planning for 2024.
Appointment of Members, Terms & Vacancies
Alfred Festival Committee members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and must be sworn before assuming their duties. The Committee consists of at least nine members. A quorum consists of five members who are qualified to vote. The term of each member is one year from October 1 to September 30.
When there is a permanent vacancy, the Board of Selectmen must appoint a new member to serve for the remainder of the unexpired term. The Alfred Festival Committee shall consist of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and subcommittees.
Duties & Funds
It shall be the duty of the Alfred Festival Committee to plan and organize an annual festival. The Committee Treasurer will be responsible for the handling of the Committee funds. This includes monthly recordkeeping of incoming money and the accountability for the petty cash funds and receipts.
Donations & Fees
All donations/fees of money (cash, check or other instrument), will be turned over to the Town Treasurer by the Committee Treasurer monthly with a report. These funds will be added to the current year's appropriation and shall be spent through the Selectmen warrant process in the current year. Funds now in the current Alfred Festival checking account will be added to the budget appropriation and shall be spent in current year through the Selectmen warrant process.