Selectmen Selections

June 2020 - EDITION 23


This monthly newsletter highlights actions of the Board and its meetings to inform employees and residents of Town business. All meetings of the town continue to be conducted remotely as a result of the March 12, 2020 order making modifications to the state’s Open Meeting Law to allow state, quasi and local governments to continue to carry out essential functions during the COVID-19 outbreak by conducting meetings remotely.

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Board Of Selectmen - June 9, 2020


Board Of Selectmen - June 15, 2020


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Selectmen discuss and issue a proclamation that celebrates the ending of slavery in the United States and officially recognizes Juneteenth

The Board acknowledged the history of Juneteenth and resolved that June 19th be designated as Juneteenth Independence Day in the Town of Shrewsbury. Ms. Casavant stated that it shows the commitment of the Board to move forward with a task force, and listening to what was very important to a large number of people in the community.
Board of Selectmen - June 23, 2020


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The Board of Selectmen acts as the Town's Chief Executive Body responsible for the community's general welfare following guidelines set forth in Operational Policies for the Board of Selectmen. Specific powers and responsibilities of the Board of Selectmen are set forth in Chapter 559 of the Acts of 1953 which is better known as the Town Manager Act and the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.