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Town Governance Study Committee (A)
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 8:15 AM
141 Keyes Rd. 1st Floor Conference Room
Town of Concord
Town Governance Study Committee
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
141 Keyes Road    1st Floor Conference Room   8:15 am
Proposed Agenda


1.      Announcements

2.      Correspondence

3.      Review of Minutes: January 29, 2014

4.      Update of Triage Exercise, Upcoming Meeting Schedule

5.      Discussion:  Duties and Powers enumerated in Concord’s Charter
a.      What is the “Strong Town Manager” form of government?
i.      Major Elements
ii.     Spectrum of examples/significant differences
iii.    Division of Powers in Strong Town Manager Models

b.      Review of the Duties and Powers enumerated in Concord’s Charter
i.      See compilation (Attachment)

c.      Review of other Charters
i.      Materials from Mr. Piper

d.       Do we see a need for changes or additions to the powers and duties?  

6.      As time permits:  Discussion of Committee Appointing Authority, Listing of committees in Charter (continued from earlier meetings)  

7.      Adjournment – no later than 10:00 am


Upcoming Meetings (all beginning at 8:15 am):
•       Wednesday, February 26 - Town House Selectmen’s Conference Room
•       Tuesday, March 4 – Town House, Selectmen’s Conference Room
•       Tuesday, March 18 – Town House, Selectmen’s Conference Room

Tentative Public Hearing Dates:
•       Tuesday, May 15, 7:00 pm, Harvey Wheeler Community Center Auditorium (recorded for later broadcast)
•       Thursday, May 20, 7:00 pm, Town House Hearing Room (broadcast live)


 
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