Board of Selectmen writing policies to improve operations


The Board of Selectmen is writing policies that it hopes will help it operate better as a board. Among the changes will be a way for citizens to have their items introduced at public meetings, according to Selectman Joe D’Amore. Also being considered is a “two-meeting rule,” which would require a vote on some topics after a required two meetings, allowing for reflection between meetings while maintaining urgency about the topic. “We were relying on bylaws and some bylaws are outdated,” D’Amore said. “I don’t know if you know this, but a horse can’t drink at a public fountain in Groveland.”

David Rattigan can be reached at
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of