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.

Full documents

These interim bylaws were ratified by a community vote on October 23, 2017. Read them here: October 2017 Bylaws Google Doc