Independence Day Parade Committee

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  • Justin Bohannon, Chair
    Term expires: 2023
  • Niles Draper, Member
    Term expires: 2023
  • Noble Hansen, Member
    Term expires: 2022
  • Jacquie Magiera, Member
    Term expires: 2023
  • Paul Stuka, Member
    Term expires: 2021
  • Cory J. Metters, Select Board Liaison

Staff Contacts

Overview

Mission Statement

To celebrate the patriotism of Independence Day with the history, heritage, and character of Chatham.

Committee Charge

To plan, organize, and oversee the annual Independence Day Parade. The Committee will:

  • Engage community members and civic groups in active participation in the planning, marketing, and implementation of the event
  • Coordinate with Fire, Police, Highway, and Parks and Recreation Departments to ensure a safe celebration
  • Present a parade designed to appeal to year-round and summer residents and visitors of all ages that is in keeping with the parade mission statement and yearly theme
  • Identify and implement fundraising options to enhance the parade and complement the Town's costs

Submitting Electronic Correspondence

Please submit correspondence to the Staff Liaison. Please note that all such electronic correspondence is considered a public record. Correspondence containing requests for public records will be responded to by the Staff Liaison in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) Chapter 66, Section 10 within 10 days of receipt. All other correspondence and materials submitted will be forwarded by the Staff Liaison to the Board/Committee Chair, with a copy to Members/Commissioners and person sending request/comment, for potential scheduling of discussion on an upcoming public meeting agenda.