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Town of Randolph, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Randolph 4-18-1995 ATM by Art. 8, approved 10-27-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Refer to the Town Charter.
The Town Council shall hold a public hearing and act with respect to every petition which is addressed to it, which is signed by one hundred fifty (150) voters, or more and which seeks the passage of a measure. The hearing shall be held by the Town Council, or by a committee or subcommittee thereof and the action by the Town Council shall be taken not later than three (3) months after the petition is filed with the Clerk of the Council as may be appropriate. Hearings on two (2) or more petitions filed under this section may be held at the same time and place. The Clerk of the Council shall mail notice of the hearing to the ten (10) persons whose names appear first on the petition at least forty-eight (48) hours before the hearing. Notice, by publication, of all such hearings shall be at public expense.
[Amended 11-9-1998 STM by Art. 9, approved 2-8-1999]
Refer to the Town Charter, Town Manager, Powers and Duties, Section 3-2.