Governance Committee Update #6

Pros and Cons of a Three or Five Member Select Board

In Update #2, four arguments each were listed for maintaining a three-member Select Board and a five-member Select Board.  Upon review of three detailed reports of other town Government Study Committees that wrestled with the Select Board size issue, this Update article expands the comparison with seven advantages and disadvantages for both options. Update #5 focused on the Study Committee make-up and time required to complete its work for four towns and included the links to the three reports referenced here.  

Pros and Cons of a Three-Member Select Board

Pros and Cons of a Five-Member Select Board

Mr. Tyler will complete this series of updates next Sunday.

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