To the uninitiated, political and governmental jargon can be off-putting and frustrating. If you run across a term or acronym while using this site (or other related info sources), check to see if you might find a little more information.
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|Term||Definition / Description|
|DOBEs||Disability-Owned Business Enterprises|
|LGBTQBEs||Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Business Enterprises|
|MBEs||Minority Business Enterprise|
|RMD||Registered Marijuana Dispensary|
|SDVOBEs||Service-Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises|
|SB||Brookline Select Board|
|STM||Special Town Meeting (see Brookline's website for more details about Special vs. Regular Town Meetings)|
|TMM||Brookline Town Meeting Member|
|VBEs||Veteran Business Enterprises|
|WA||Warrant Article, considered by Town Meeting|
|WBEs||Women Business Enterprises|
|Three classes of zoning districts exist in Brookline, represented by 1 or 2 letter abbreviations.