Authority: Section 2.6(e) of the Amherst Home Rule Charter adopted on March 27, 2018 authorizes the Town Council to determine its own standing or ad hoc committees.
The Governance, Organization and Legislation Committee shall:
Advise the Town Council on matters of internal rules [Sec. 2.6(d)], governance and organization.
Review bylaws and resolutions proposed for action by the Town Council for form, content and organization to assure they are clear, consistent and actionable by the Town Council. This may include consultation with the Town Attorney.
Membership: The Committee shall consist of five (5) Councilors.