Greenfield Charter Chapter 7-7 & 7-8 Review Ad Hoc Committee

Thursday, January 12, 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm
via Zoom (link will be posted on the agenda)

NOTICE OF MEETING

COMMITTEE: Greenfield Charter Chapters 7-7 & 7-8 Review Ad Hoc Committee

PLACE: Zoom Conferencing System

DATE: Thursday, January 12, 2023

TIME: 6:00 PM

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AGENDA: (Please note: All items listed on this agenda may not be considered or discussed at this meeting and may be addressed at future meetings.)

  1. Call to Order

CHAIRS STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded by the Charter Chapters 7-7 & 7-8 Review Ad Hoc Committee. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time. In accordance with MGLc 30A SS 20(g) “No person shall address a meeting of a public body without permission of the Chair and all persons shall, at the request of the chair, be silent. No person shall disrupt the proceedings of a meeting of a public body. If, after clear warning from the chair, a person continues to disrupt the proceedings, the chair may order the person to withdraw from the meeting and if the person does not withdraw, the chair may authorize a constable or other officer to remove the person from the meeting.”

  1. Roll Call
  2. Accept minutes – November 29, 2022.
  3. Public Hearings – None.
  4. Discussion
  • Charter Chapter 7-7: Citizen Initiative Measures (Continued)
  • Previous Amendments to 7-7 (and 7-8) between 2003 and present.
  • Information provided by Committee Member Al Norman in December 28, 2022 email.
  • Discussion Points provided by Committee Member Al Norman in January 7, 2023 email.
  • MGL Chapters 43 Section 39 and Chapter 43 Section 40; Citizen Initiative Measures used in surrounding areas: Amherst, Easthampton, North Adams, Northampton and West Springfield provided by Chairperson David Singer in January 9, 2023 email.

  1. New Business
  2. Old Business
  3. Meeting Schedule – To be determined.
  4. Adjournment

EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY BE CALLED

Please note that the list of topics was comprehensive at the time of posting, however, the public body may consider and take action on unforeseen matters not specifically named in this notice. Posted in accordance with M.G.L.c 30A § 18-25.

Posted to: City Council on 2023-01-03 09:11:39 (updated 2023-01-10 13:56:10).