Consumer Advisory Committee

Authority: 
Chapter 2.92 of the Cambridge Municipal Code.

Purpose: 
Undertakes or recommends programs to correct, improve or coordinate the protection of consumers in the marketplace.  Advises Consumers' Council staff on mediating individual consumer/business disputes to try to eliminate the need for either party to go to court to resolve the conflict.  Provides resources and materials to educate Cambridge consumers of their consumer rights and available options.

Membership: 
7 members (ex-officio members - Sealer of Weights and Measures and the Chair of the License Commission)

Term: 
2 years

Contact.: 
Consumers’ Council, 617-349-6150

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