The Audit Committee, as required by Article 3.5 of the town bylaws, serves as an advisor to the Board of Selectmen with respect to the town’s financial condition, financial management systems and controls, and annual audit. In addition, the committee reports to Town Meeting as the committee sees fit on matters within the scope of Town Meeting’s concerns. Specific duties include but are not limited to :
There are 6 members of the Audit Committee. One member each is appointed by the Board of Selectmen, the Advisory Committee, and the School Committee, and 3 members are appointed by the Town Moderator. In addition to the 6 voting members, the Director of Finance, the Comptroller, the Superintendent of Schools (or his/her designee), and the Town Administrator (or his/her designee) shall serve as nonvoting members of the committee.