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Best Bet

Massachusetts Laws

Rules of Procedure

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Best Bet 

Citizen's Guide to Town Meetings , Secretary of the Commonwealth
"This booklet outlines the forms and procedures used in Massachusetts Town Meetings."

Massachusetts Laws

Massachusetts Constitution, Amendment LXXXIX  
Draws the distinction between cities and towns, and allows for home-rule charters

MGL c.39 Municipal Government: City Government and Town Meetings

MGL c.43A Standard Form of Representative Town Meeting Government

Rules of Procedure

Most Massachusetts town meetings use one or both of the following:

Roberts Rules of Order

Town Meeting Time

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Last update: October 11, 2016

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