By-Law Study & Codification Committee

Section 1. BY-LAW STUDY AND CODIFICATION COMMITTEE

a. The By-Law Study and Codification Committee shall consist of five (5) members, appointed by the Board of Selectmen, to serve overlapping terms of three (3) years.

b. The Committee will study, codify and recommend changes to the General By-Laws of the Town in the form of a petition for the warrant of any Town Meeting.

c. All articles on town meeting warrant for new and/or amended General By-Laws shall be submitted to the By-Law Study and Codification Committee. The committee will review the proposed General By-Law in order to make a written recommendation to the Finance Committee and Board of Selectmen.

All articles on a town meeting warrant requesting approval by the Representative Town Meeting to have the Town submit a “Special Legislative Act” or “Home Rule” petition to the Massachusetts General Court shall be submitted to the By-Law Study and Codification Committee. The Committee will review the proposed “Special Legislative Act” or “Home Rule” petition in order to make a written recommendation to the Finance Committee and Board of Selectmen.

The Committee’s recommendation to the Finance Committee and Board of Selectmen may include proposed change(s) in the wording of an article. 

 

Committee Members

Name Title
Patricia C. Howe-DiRenzo Chairwoman
James C. Moynihan Member
Scott Smith Member
Mark Williamson Member
Joan Meilan Member
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