Charter Review Commission
The Barrington Charter Review Commission is charged with reviewing all the provisions of the Town Charter and to make a report with recommendations to the Town Council concerning any proposed amendments or revisions which said Commission may deem to be necessary or desirable. The Commission is also charged with evaluating alternatives to Barrington's Financial Town Meeting format, including research provided by the Administration, for inclusion in the Commission's Final Report to be delivered to the Council.
Barrington Resident Survey for Charter Review Commission
The Barrington Charter Review Commission is investigating potential alternatives to the Financial Town Meeting (FTM) and the annual town budget review process. The Commission welcomes your input on this important topic, which impacts every Barrington resident. If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to complete the survey by Friday, December 8.
Meeting agenda and minutes can be found on the Secretary of State's website. See PDF with Scheduled dates for Charter Review 2023-24.
Recordings of Charter Review Commission meetings can be viewed through Vimeo.
Public Comments & Documents
- Town Manager memo regarding Charter changes, November 15, 2023
- Fire Chief memo regarding Charter changes, November 1, 2023
- School Committee proposal regarding Charter changes, November 15, 2023
- Public Comments Received via Email (as of December 3, 2023)
The Committee consists of 11 registered voters appointed by the Town Council. All are full members. Contact the Commission via email.
- Joy S. Hearn, Chair
- Jeffrey S. Brenner, Vice Chair
- Daniel O'Mahony, Scribe
- Kenneth J. Block
- Lisa Daft
- Allan C. Klepper
- Sarah O'Brien
- Stephen B. Primiano
- Thomas TR Rimoshytus
- Cynthia Rosengard
- Magnus Thorsson