Approval of minutes for Aug. 20, 2019, meeting
Updates from committee members
Comments by Northampton School Committee members and Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School trustees about prohibiting the hiring of immediate family members
Further discussion and vote on proposals to extend conflict of interest to immediate family members in Article 4 (School Committee) Section 4-3 (Prohibitions) with added sentence: No immediate family member of a member of the School Committee may be hired by the Northampton School Department while such relative is serving on the School Committee; and Article 5 (Other Elected Officials) Section 5-4 (Superintendents of Smith's Agricultural School) with added sentence: No immediate family member of a trustee of Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School may be hired by Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School while such relative is serving as a trustee of that school.
Further discussion and vote on revision to recommended changes in Article 3 (Executive Branch) Section 3-9 (Vacancy in Office of Mayor) (see Attachment 1)
Further discussion and vote on possible recommendation to make the city clerk an appointed rather than elected position
Discussion of process for writing the committee's report
Schedule of fall meetings: Sept. 17 (preliminary election Ward 7), Oct. 1, Oct. 15, Nov. 5 (Election Day), Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Dec. 17