AD HOC Government Study 
Special Agenda
March 2, 2020, 6:00 pm
Town Campus, Room B 

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Approval of prior minutes – February 24, 2020

3. Public Comment 


4. Review “areas of analysis” in preparation of the Government questionnaire for the town and for town staff leadership; including discussion on how to get feedback from the public, town employees and former members of boards and commissions with an emphasis on qualitative input.  

5. Review Madison’s Town Charter in detail and create a list of questions or clarifications for review with Town Officials. 

6. Review schedule of town/City visits, as arranged by Lauren Rhines.  

7. Confirm the Committee will meet with the Board of Selectmen, scheduled for March 23, 2020.

8. Review meeting times and logistics for public comment of the AD HOC Government Study Committee.


9. Receive input from former First Selectmen.

10. Discuss formation of subcommittees that will meet with other towns to secure more detailed information on Forms of Government.

11. Develop a list of elements from the different Forms of Government that are either seen as favorable or unfavorable.  

12. Public Comment 

13. Adjournment. 

The Town of Madison does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and the meeting facilities are ADA accessible.  Individuals who need assistance are invited to make their needs known by contacting the Town’s ADA/Human Resources Director Debra Milardo at 203.245.5603 or by email to at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting.