Monthly Archives: September 2014

Will It Be a Predetermined Secret, Or Will Our Selectmen Hold All Public Meetings To Determine The New Town Manager Hiring Criteria?

ARE THE SELECTMEN PLANNING TO HOLD AN OPEN PUBLIC MEETING TO DETERMINE THE NEW TOWN ADMINISTRATOR HIRING CRITERIA OR WILL THEY BE PREDETERMINED IN SECRET? Per the Attorney General’s Open Meeting Guidelines, “…The Open Meeting Law applies only to the

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Our New Town Clerk Already Making An Impact

In recent years it was believed that 100 signatures were required to place a citizen initiative petition on the Fall Town Meeting Warrant as compared to only 10 signatures for the Spring Town Meeting. Taking the initiative, our new Town

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Massachusetts One Of The Highest Liability Per Taxpayer

For the past five years, Truth in Accounting continues to identify the top 5 “Sinkhole States” in the country. Massachusetts is considered a “Sinkhole State” ranking #47, with individual taxpayer burden at $28,0000. For more details on the study and

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Updated Technology Brings Town Government to Your Home

Bill Gustus, Town Administrator, advises that during the last year, the Town has made several improvements to the Town Website (http://www.town.lynnfield.ma.us/Pages/index) which include: a) The inclusion of board and committee agenda on the same front page news posting where all

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