Adoption of G.L. Chapter 258, Section 13, or G.L. Chapter, 41, Section 100.

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Town Manager's Office of Westborough, MA.
Due March 22, 2019
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents which indicate the whether the Town of Westborough has accepted the provisions of G.L. Chapter 258, Section 13, or the provisions of the predecessor statute, G.L. Chapter, 41, Section 100, and the date of any such acceptance.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute

From: Town Manager's Office

Good Afternoon,

The information requested is included in the Town of Westborough's
Bylaws, updated as of 2018 which was the most recent Annual Town
Meeting, are publically available on the Town's Website at
HTTP://WWW.TOWN.WESTBOROUGH.MA.US, The Bylaws are in the "Town
Manager" link (BYLAW PAGE #13 FOR CH. 41 SECTION 100A; AND, BYLAW PAGE
#15 FOR CH. 258 SECTION 13).

Please confirm that this satisfies your request at your earliest convenience.


Deborah Ledoux
Assistant Town Clerk


Deborah E. Ledoux
Assistant Town Clerk
Town of Westborough
34 West Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: 508-366-3020

From: Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute

It does - thank you very much!


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