Charter Revision Commission

All meetings are held electronically on Zoom due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. 

To join the meetings click this link and enter the password below:

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Additional information for joining meetings can be found on the agenda in the agenda center.

To view upcoming meeting agendas, recordings, and minutes of the Charter Revision Commission, please visit the Agenda Center or Calendar.

CRC2022 (Second Charter Revision Commission)

To view the final revised Charter as approved by the Legislative Council on August 24, 2022 click here:

CRC Final Report - August 12, 2022

Redline Charter to current Charter - for Public Hearing on June 15, 2022

View the 2022 Revised Charter as submitted by the Commission on May 26, 2022

Public Hearing to be held on May 24, 2022 to comment on the 2022 revised Charter (links to view the revised Charter can be found on this notice)

Click here for the list of members

Click here for the schedule of meetings - REVISED 5-11-2022

PUBLIC COMMENTS:  Comments for the CRC2022 Commission can be sent to

To view Public Comments for CRC2022 meetings click here

To view the current Town Charter, please click here or refer to the "Documents" section on this page.

Section 11-2 of the Town Charter requires the Legislative Council to appoint a Charter Revision Commission no later than April of 2020 and “no more than every ten (10) years thereafter". The Hamden Charter was last approved and revised on November 8, 2011.  

(The 2020-2021 Revised Charter failed before the Legislative Council and a 2022 Commission was appointed on January 10, 2022. The work of the previous commission can be found below)

2020-2021 Charter Revision Commission Documents      can be found here

20-21 Member list can be found here