In response to COVID-19, FRCOG offices are closed. Staff are working remotely. Email is likely the most efficient way to reach us. You can find our contact information on the Staff page under the About link below.

Building, plumbing and wiring inspectors are available for meetings by appointment only.

All meetings, workshops and forums are cancelled or have been changed to a call-in or video format.  Please look for emails from FRCOG staff about specific meetings or on our calendar at the Meetings and Events link below.

Moderators’ Roundtable Materials

At FRCOG’s 2/20/20 Moderators’ Roundtable  the following resources were shared:
Hatfield Town Meeting Origins and Traditions
Hatfield Town Moderator notes
Orange Introductory Guide to Town Meeting_FINAL 2
Ashfield Town Meeting Traditions Procedures 2016
Buckland Town Meeting Definitions and Moderator’s Message
Buckland opening of ATM Motion warrant — to cut and paste into warrant each year
Mass General Law 39 S.15 about town bylaw to allow moderator to declare 2/3 majority.
https://massmoderators.org/for-moderators/ 
The Massachusetts Secretary of State’s Citizen’s Guide to Town Meeting

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