We Want to Hear from You

Let us know what you think. Here is where you'll find links to all the different ways you can talk to us. Keep coming back to see how you can engage with the Charter Commission.

Feedback Sessions

New feedback sessions have been scheduled for the early summer. During these session, we will describe the elements of the proposed charter and seek your input on the potential organization of the legislative and executive branches, along with the citizen participation mechanisms we have added into the draft charter.All sessions will be in the Jones Library's Woodbury Room.

  • Tuesday, June 6th, 10 am - noon
  • Tuesday, June 13th, 6-8 pm

We have also scheduled the Public Hearing that is required under MGL. Ch. 43B to be held after the publication of the draft charter. It will be August 31st, 7-9 pm. The location is yet to be determined.



Submit feedback on the Council-Manager draft charter proposal through our online Council-Manager Feedback Form
Submit a comment through the Initial Public Input Form.


Have a topic you want to talk to us, or other about? Join our discussion group and start a discussion topic. This is the place to put your ideas about local government structure out there for others to see and talk about.


Send the entire Commission an email.
Here's a sampling of photos from our outreach events. Thank you to Kevin Collins for supplying some of the pictures from the Block Party on September 15, 2016.
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