This led to the formation of a Town Government Study Committee
, which called for the adoption of a "centralized strong town administrator form of government" because "our existing government structure did not recognize the existence of a town administrator.
Among the short-term goals are finishing the vault project, moving forward with plans for a new senior center, transitioning to a "paperless office," and implementing portions of the Town Government Study Committee
report, such as a hiring a part-time town planner.
The articles are sponsored by the Town Government Study Committee
, which made the recommendation, and a citizens petition.
Belanger, chairman of selectmen, said the issue has been under consideration for some time by a town government study committee
, which has yet to come up with specifics on how to handle the change.