[CHARTER ENABLING LEGISLATION – CHAPTER 289 OF THE ACTS OF 1996]
THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CHARTER FOR THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET - SECTION 1. Text of Charter. The following shall be the Charter of the Town of Nantucket: Preamble - We, the inhabitants of the Town of Nantucket, in order to provide more perfectly for a municipal government known as the Town of Nantucket, to provide for the common welfare, and to secure for ourselves and for our community all the rights, powers, privileges, duties and obligations which may now or in the future be derived from town government, do hereby establish for ourselves and for our community this instrument as the Charter of and for the Town of Nantucket.
Article I Powers of the Town
Article II Legislative Functions
Article III Board of Selectmen
Article IV Town Administration
Article V Elections, Dismissals and Recalls
Article VI General Provisions