Bylaw Committee

Meetings


  • 7 p.m.
  • Dates to be announced
  • Town Hall
    41 Highland Avenue
    Cohasset, MA 02025

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members


  • Paul DeRensis
  • Agnes McCann
  • Carol St. Pierre
    Phone: 781-383-4100, ext. 105
    Email
The Bylaw Committee consists of 5 members, of whom 2 permanent members are Town Counsel and Town Clerk, and 3 members are reappointed for 3-year terms. At least 1 appointed member shall be a member of the Massachusetts Bar. Appointments shall be made by a Committee consisting of the Moderator, the Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, and the Chairman of the Advisory Committee.

Contact Information


The Bylaw Committee may be contacted through the through the Selectmen's Office at 781-383-4105.

Responsibilities


The Bylaw Committee reviews any Article proposed in the Warrant for any Annual Town Meeting or Special Town Meeting which involves a change in or an addition to the Bylaws of the Town of Cohasset (PDF). If the wording or indexing of the proposed change addition does not conform to the pattern or style of the present Bylaws, the Committee will so advise the Selectmen. The Committee also recommends appropriate placement of the change or addition within the Bylaws. When the Town is in an Annual Town Meeting or Special Town Meeting, and has adopted a change in or addition to the Bylaws, the Bylaw Committee ensures the change or addition be typed and photocopied in sufficient quantity and inserted in its proper place in each copy of the Bylaws located in the Town Hall or any other public office in the Town, and in those copies in the Paul Pratt Memorial Library.