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Massachusetts town meeting

Joseph F. Zimmerman

Massachusetts town meeting

a tenacious institution

by Joseph F. Zimmerman

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Published by Graduate School of Public Affairs, State University of New York in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- Massachusetts.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 123-129.

    Statementby Joseph F. Zimmerman.
    SeriesPublic affairs monograph series, 4, Public affairs monograph series (Albany) -- Monograph no. 4.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS451.M45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 137 p. ;
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19201217M

    Agenda Center View current agendas and minutes for all boards and commissions. Previous years' agendas and minutes can be found in the Document Center. Adobe Reader may be required to view some documents. Tools. RSS; Special Town Meeting 11/5/ Town Meeting & Elections Annual Town Meetings The Annual Town Meeting shall convene each year on the last Monday in April at p.m. Continuation of the meeting will begin at p.m. on the second Monday in May and if needed the third Monday in May. All Town Meetings are held at the Frederick N Sweetsir School on Church Street.


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