Committees

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Advisory Committee

This committee studies all town meeting articles and provides recommendations to the town on each article at all annual and special town meetings. It is a nine member committee with members appointed for three year terms. 

Community Preservation Committee
 
This committee develops and evaluates proposals for the expenditure of town funds from  the Community Preservation Act tax surcharge and presents recommended expenditures to town meeting for vote. It is a nine  member committee. Members are appointed for three year terms. 
 
Open Space Committee
 
This committee is responsible for  the protection and enhancement of open space. It is a seven  member committee. Members are appointed for three year terms. 
 
Parks and Recreation Committee
 
This committee develops and manages recreation facilities and programs. It is a seven member committee. Members are appointed for three year terms. 
 
Bylaw Review Committee
 
This committee reviews the bylaws of the town and makes recommendations to town meeting to add, delete or change the bylaws. It is a five member committee with members appointed for three year terms.
 
Community Access and Media Committee
 
This committee manages the Public Educational and Government (PEG) television services to the town through public access cable and the studio facilities that will be in the new Hanover High School. This is a seven member committee appointed for one year terms. 
 
Temporary Committees
 
There are always several temporary committees that have been formed to study particular town needs such as new buildings.