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Board of Selectmen writing policies to improve operations

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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 “We were relying on bylaws and some bylaws are outdated,” D’Amore said.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 rattigand@aol.com.