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Posted on: September 15, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Proposed Plastic Bag & Polystyrene Based Disposable Food Packaging Regulations

Two citizen petitioned warrant articles are being considered by Special Town Meeting this fall that may affect your business:
• Warrant Article 5: Amend Article 8.32 of the Town’s By-Laws – Polystyrene Based Disposable Food Packaging --to expand products subject to enforcement. (Petition of Clint Richmond and Claire Stampfer)
• Warrant Article 6: Amend Article 8.33 of the Town’s By-Laws – Plastic Bags --to expand imposed limitations and enforcement. (Petition of Clint Richmond and Andrew Fisher)

Please review the warrant articles and explanations linked below. You are encouraged to attend the public hearings on these articles, which will be held at Brookline Town Hall, 333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445. Other meetings or hearings may also be scheduled; please refer to the Town’s online Meeting Calendar to confirm dates, times and room locations.
Scheduled Public Hearings:
9/26, 7pm, Room 103: Advisory Personnel Subcommittee
10/4, Time TBD, 6th Floor Selectmen's Hearing Room: Board of Selectmen
You may contact one of the petitioners, Clint Richmond, at [email protected] with questions concerning the proposed articles.

Articles 5 & 6
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