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Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates Announced Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review


The Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will hold a public hearing on Wednesday July 17th, 2019 at 4:15 pm to solicit comments from the public on suggested topics for consideration of a Charter Review. Future meetings and open discussions by the Assembly of Delegates will take into consideration comments expressed by the public.

The public hearing will be held in the East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main Street Route 6A, Barnstable, MA. Anyone wishing to testify orally will be welcome to do so. Written comments may also be submitted at the hearing, e-mailed to the Assembly Office (, or delivered or mailed for receipt on or before July 12, 2019 to the office of the Assembly of Delegates, P.O. Box 427, 3195 Main Street, Superior Courthouse, Route 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630.

A Charter Review is required by Article 9 of the Barnstable County Home Rule Charter, to be conducted at least once in every five years or in years ending in five or zero. The outcome of a review will help the Assembly determine if any Charter amendments or revisions are necessary or desirable.

The existing Charter is available from the office of the Assembly of Delegates and on the Assembly web page

For further information call the Clerk of the Assembly at (508) 375-6761.