Article 96

ARTICLE 96

(Charter Change:   Mailing of Town Meeting Warrant)

            To see if the Town will vote to:  To change the requirement of mailing of a copy of the warrant from 7 days to 14 days. By changing the following words with in the Town of Nantucket Charter located at   Ch A302 Pt 1 Town Charter, Art II: Legislative Functions, Section 2.5 Town Meeting Warrant  that states the following:

 

(c) The Board of Selectmen shall publish the warrant with the recommendations of the Finance Committee by mailing a copy of such warrant to the address or postal box of each registered voter at least seven days prior to the Town Meeting.

 

And change it to the following:

 

(c) The Board of Selectmen shall publish the warrant with the recommendations of the Finance Committee by mailing a copy of such warrant to the address or postal box of each registered voter at least fourteen (14) days prior to the Town Meeting.

 

; or otherwise act thereon.

 

(Thomas Barada, et al)

FINANCE COMMITTEE MOTION:  Moved that Article II (Legislative Functions), Section 2.5 (Town Meeting Warrant) of the Charter of the Town of Nantucket be amended as follows (NOTE: new language is shown as highlighted text, language to be deleted is shown by strikeout; these methods to denote changes are not meant to become part of the final text and, further, that non-substantive changes to the numbering of this Charter amendment be permitted in order that it be in compliance with the numbering format of the Code of the Town of Nantucket):

 

(c) The Board of Selectmen Select Board shall publish the warrant with the recommendations of the Finance Committee by mailing a copy of such warrant to the address or postal box of each registered voter at least seven fourteen days prior to the Town Meeting.