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Town adopts code of values

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Selectmen have adopted a Code of Core Values for Civil Discourse’’ for all public officials and employees in town. The code outlines 14 specific values, including integrity, ethics, civility, teamwork, quality, efficiency, and leadership. “As public officials, we are committed to civility, tolerance, and respect in all public discourse,’’ the code reads. “Accordingly, we demand from all employees [and] members of the boards, commissions, and committees the highest standards of personal integrity, truthfulness, honesty, civility, and fairness in carrying out public duties. Public officials are to avoid any improprieties in their roles as public servants and never use their town positions or powers for personal gain.’’

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