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Union Square Neighborhood Council

Somerville, MA

Neighborhood Council Bylaws

The interim bylaws provide a framework for Founding Board to:

Structural Overview


Open to all stakeholders over 16, has voting rights in elections of the Founding Board. Also votes to approve bylaws, and Community Benefits Agreements

Founding Board

15-member Board empowered by the Membership to negotiate on behalf of the Neighborhood, negotiate Community Benefits, disburse funds, provide recommendations and speak on behalf of the USNC.

See Elections page to learn about founding board composition.

Full documents

Download the June 10, 2017 bylaws here: usnc-interim-bylaws-06-10-17.pdf