Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted 4-11-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The people of the Town of Barnstable, desiring to manage their affairs in an honest, forthright, and efficient manner, and wishing to participate most fully in exercising the rights and responsibilities of local government, and praying for the minimum of interference from the yet larger state, do adhere to this charter.
We assert our willingness to assume all responsibility for the conduct of matters pertaining to the town, and do by this document earnestly affirm our right as inhabitants of Barnstable, to live and grow in freedom, dignity, and tranquillity.