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May 30, 2023
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Advisory Committee Meeting - Tue May 30 at 7 pm on Zoom

Tuesday, May 30, 2023



Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 7 pm via Zoom 


Dennis Doughty, Chair 617-739-7266 [email protected]

Harry K. Friedman, Vice-Chair 617-BE2-0122 [email protected]

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Meeting ID: 160 047 1813  Passcode: 38240119

AGENDA (All times are approximate, order of items may be subject to change)

7:00 PM     Public Comment

7:15 PM    Possible reconsideration, further review, and votes on the Committee’s recommendations on other Warrant Articles for the                    2023 Annual Town Meeting and Special Town Meeting including but not limited to 

    WA 1 STM 1 to Amend Article 6.6 [Discharging Firearms] of the Town’s General Bylaws (Ishak, Kahn, Bignami)

    WA 19 Create a Brookline Black N Brown Commission (Ijanusi)

    WA 13 Create a new Article 3.12A of the Town’s General By-Laws to establish an Office of Housing Stability (Wu, Card)

8:00 PM    Open session: Question of entering executive session under G.L. c. 30A, s. 21(a)(1) for the purpose of discussing the May 18,                        2023 OML Complaint brought by Elizabeth Schafer against individual members of the Advisory Committee. 

                    Executive session: Under G.L. c. 30A, s. 21(a)(1) for the purpose of discussing the May 18, 2023 OML Complaint brought by                          Elizabeth Schafer against individual members of the Advisory Committee.

8:30 PM    Other business

The public is welcome to attend. You can view and download the agenda, register for the meeting using the Zoom joining link, and access related documents on the Town Calendar when available. 

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Public comment is welcome only during the public comment and hearing portion of the agenda. The Advisory Committee welcomes and recommends you share written comments in advance, which will be circulated to members of the Committee if received by [email protected] no later than noon on the day of the meeting. All public comments become part of the public record.

Further, Subcommittees of the Advisory Committee hold public hearings on all matters on which the Advisory Committee makes a recommendation to Town Meeting. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in subcommittee public hearings if they wish to comment on any item under deliberation by the subcommittee. All public comments become part of the public record. 

Finally, any member of the public may make an audio or video recording of an open session of a public meeting. They must first notify the Chair and must comply with reasonable requirements regarding audio or video equipment established by the Chair so as not to interfere with the meeting.  

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