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Town Meeting wrap up: Main St committee petition loses by 3 votes, Gulbankians zoning passes and residents nix moves towards Town Manager (Updated)

April 18, 2014 07:30:49 AM
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Last night voters wrapped up 2014 Annual Town Meeting business. It’s not a surprise that emotions were running high on the night that several citizen petitions were addressed. Still, which articles sparked controversy may be a surprise to some of you.

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Vote for what you care about or someone else will

April 3, 2014 04:30:10 PM

Recent conversations have made me realize that some residents don’t understand the power a single voter has at town meeting. Last year, each person who showed up represented 38 registered voters. That 2.6% decide whether to approve a budget or reduce it. So if there’s a budget you care about be there to support it.

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MWDN: Southborough selectmen revive town manager effort

June 6, 2012 11:43:02 AM

I wasn’t able to attend last night’s Board of Selectmen meeting, but the Metrowest Daily News was there and reports on an interesting development in the ongoing effort to change Southborough’s form of government. Selectmen voted last night to create an ad hoc committee that will be charged with bringing Town Manager legislation before voters once again.

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Website lets you keep tabs on governance committee work

August 16, 2011 09:27:40 AM
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The committee charged with drafting legislation for a new town manager form of government met last night to continue their work. I wasn’t able to go to the meeting, and I suspect most of you weren’t there either.

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Town governance committee meets for the first time on Tuesday

June 20, 2011 02:50:05 PM
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This week Southborough will take the next step down a path that could lead to a new form of town government. The newly-formed Drafting Committee for Town Manager Legislation will meet for the first time on Tuesday.

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