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2019-2020 Charter Review

A Charter Review is established in accordance with

  • Barnstable County Home Rule Charter Article 9, General Provisions, Section 9-4, Periodic Review, Charter and Ordinances
  • Charter/Ordinance Review at least once in every five years, in years ending in a five or in a zero
  • Current Home Rule Charter Updated 2010

The Assembly embarked on this process as follows…..

6/19/19:  Assembly adopted Resolution 19-02 to establish a Charter Review by the Assembly of Delegates.

*Resolution 19-02: Assembly Charter Review Committee

7/17/19: Public Hearing to solicit comments from the public for Charter Review consideration.

*Public Hearing Notice 7/17/19 for Charter Review Comments

*Public Hearing Written Comments Submitted – R. Beaty, J. Glynn, LWVCC

*List of Topics and Comments for Charter Review Consideration Suggested by Delegates

*UNAPPROVED 7-17-19 Journal (refer to pages 15 to 23)

8/7/19:  Charter Review Committee (CRC) Meeting

CRC Chair: E. Suzanne McAuliffe (Yarmouth)

CRC Vice-Chair: Susan Moran (Falmouth)

* 8-7-19 meeting notice and agenda

*8-7-19 APPROVED CRC Meeting Minutes

*List of Topics for CRC Consideration (addendum to meeting minutes of 8-7-19)

8/21/19: Charter Review Subcommittee Meeting to Explore a Charter Recall Provision

Chair of Recall Subcommittee: Susan Moran (Falmouth)

Vice-Chair of Recall Subcommittee: Mary Chaffee (Brewster)

*8/21/19 Charter Recall Provision Subcommittee Meeting Notice & Agenda

*Reference material: P.O. 17-16 Charter Recall Provision

*Reference material: County Counsel Memo re P.O. 17-16 Recall Provision

*Reference material: Letter to Editor from R. Beaty 12-13-17 re Recall Provision

*Reference material: Comments from L. Cakounes 3-12-18 re Recall Provision

*Reference material: State Elections Division Comments 3-16-18 re P.O. 17-16 Recall Provision

*Reference material: House Bill 590 of 1-15-13 R. Beaty Petition on Recall Provision

*Reference material: Email from E. McManus 2/6/18 re Recall

*8-21-19 APPROVED Recall Subcommittee Meeting Minutes

9/4/19: Charter Review Committee (CRC) Meeting

*9-4-19 meeting notice & agenda

*Clerk’s Notes 8/29/19 on Charter Section 2

*Correspondence dated 8-8-19 to Committee and Assembly

*9-4-19 DRAFT CRC Meeting Minutes

9/18/19: Charter Review Recall Provision Subcommittee Meeting to Explore a Charter Recall Provision

*9-18-19 Charter Recall Provision Subcommittee Meeting Notice & Agenda

*9-18-19 Charter Recall Provision Subcommittee Meeting Minutes not yet available

10/2/19: Charter Review Committee

 

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