Ad Hoc By-Law Committee Charge

The charge of the Ad Hoc By-law Committee is to:

  • Codify (make a consistent format and presentation of) the entire body of Rutland's General By-laws
  • Modernize the content of general by-laws, based on:
    • Mass. General Law changes
    • Case law (court rulings) that impact a by-law
    • Current practices in Rutland (and other towns, as appropriate)
  • Prepare the new body of by-laws for approval at a future Town Meeting
  • Hold information sessions in advance of the Town Meeting to allow the public to understand the changes