Mayor-Elect Yvonne M. Spicer Announces the Selection of the
Board of License Commissioners Candidates
Framingham, MA – In accordance with the Home Rule Charter, Article X: Transitional Provisions, Section 7o, “”As soon as practical after the first mayor and council have been elected, but no later than (15) days after taking office, the mayor shall call together for an initial meeting the mayor-elect’s nominees to the board of license commissioners established in Article V and submit said names to the council for review.”
Today, after a complete review and evaluation Mayor-Elect Yvonne M. Spicer is pleased to announce the candidates for the Board of License Commissioners:
To be eligible for the position of Commissioner, candidates are required to be residents of Framingham, registered voters and able to pass a background check. No person while a member of the Board of License Commissioners shall have any financial interest, direct or indirect, in the sale or distribution of alcoholic beverages in any form within the City of Framingham.
In accordance with the Home Rule Charter, Article III: Executive Branch, Section 3a, “All appointments and promotions made by the mayor shall be made on the basis of merit and fitness demonstrated by examination, past performance, or by other evidence of competence and suitability. Each person appointed to fill an office or position shall be a person especially fitted by education, training and previous experience to perform the duties of the office or positon for which chosen.”
All candidates have been screened by a committee consisting of a sworn member of the Framingham Police Department, a member of the Health Department, Town Counsel, the current Licensing Administrator, and a member of the Human Resources Department.
“I am pleased to share the names of the individuals that have been chosen as candidates for the first Board of License Commissioners for the City of Framingham with the City Council-Elect and the community now that the screening process is complete. I look forward to discussing the candidates and their qualifications with the City Council at the January 2, 2017 meeting,” said Mayor-Elect Yvonne M. Spicer.