May 8, 2012 Special Town Meeting (STM) - Charter Warrant

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May 8, 2012 Special Town Meeting (STM) - Charter Warrant

Postby mike_flynn on Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:45 am

The Warrant for the May 8, 2012 Special Town Meeting (STM) for the proposed Charter Change is posted on the town's website: ... 5-8-12.pdf

Remember that this will not be coming in the mail, so spread the word.
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Re: May 8, 2012 Special Town Meeting (STM) - Charter Warrant

Postby dougsears on Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:19 pm

POST CARD Notice coming in the mail:

Dear Resident:

The Board of Selectmen would like to inform you of an important Town Meeting being held on Tuesday May 8, 2012 at 7:00PM at the High School Gymnasium. At this meeting an Article to change the Town’s form of Government will be debated and voted on.

Article Executive Summary: This Article changes the current Town Charter from a five (5) member elected Board of Selectmen, Town Manager and Open Town Meeting form of Government to a nine (9) member elected Town Council and Town Manager form of Government. Town Meeting would be eliminated and the elected nine (9) member Town Council would replace it as the Town’s Legislative body.

A copy of the Town Meeting Warrant which includes the Article and proposed new Town Charter can be found at the Board of Selectmen’s Office or Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall and on the Town’s website, A copy can also be mailed by calling the Board of Selectmen’s office at (978) 640-4300.

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