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RTMRepresentative Town Meeting
Powers

The RTM is the legislative body of the town, with its powers vested by the Town Charter. It has the authority to:

  • approve all expenditures by the town over $5000;
  • approve, reduce, and eliminate appropriations;
  • approve or reject nominations to town bodies as made by the selectmen;
  • decide whether the town shall accept federal or state funds for town projects;
  • create special committees to deal with particular subjects such as labor contracts, claims, and redistricting;
  • pass "sense of the meeting" resolutions urging that other branches of government initiate desired legislation, or expressing disapproval of actions that have been taken;
  • act as the final planning authority on municipal improvements;
  • initiate and pass ordinances.
General Information
· Rules of the RTM
· Powers
· Officers & Ex Officio Members
· RTM Committees
· Public Review
· History
Meeting Information
· Meeting Documents & Schedules
· Committee Meetings
 
Budget Documents & Schedules
Directory of RTM Members
E-Mail Access
  
 
 
 
 
 


 
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