Charter Commission


The Town Charter defines the government structure under which Plymouth operates, and that may create local offices; distribute powers, duties, and responsibilities among local offices; and that may establish and define certain procedures to be followed by Plymouth.

Where can I review the Proposed Charter?

  • Per Massachusetts State Law, mailed copies of the Proposed New Charter with Red-line Changes (PDF) from the current Charter will be delivered to all households in the Town of Plymouth with at least one registered voter. The mailed copies will be delivered to households in the coming days.  
  • Physical printed copies of the Proposed New Charter are available at the Town Clerk’s Office, 26 Court Street; Center for Active Living, 44 Nook Road; Main Public Library, 132 South Street; Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue. 
  • Review the Charter Commission Final Statement (PDF), the full text of the Proposed New Charter with red-line changes from the current Charter, and the full text of the Proposed New Charter (PDF), on the Town's website.

Annual Town Election Information

For the Proposed New Charter to take effect, it must be approved by a majority of the voters of the Town of Plymouth. On Saturday, May 20, 2023, Plymouth Annual Town Election will occur, with a ballot question to consider enacting the Proposed New Charter. 

Elected Members

  • William Abbott - Chairman
  • Laurence Pizer - Vice Chair
  • William Keohan - Clerk
  • Betsy Hall
  • David Malaguti
  • David Peck
  • Frank Mand
  • Scott Vecchi
  • Wrestling Brewster