Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Registry of Deeds Modernization and Efficiency Commission which was created by Section 124 of Chapter 165 of the Acts of 2012 held its first meeting yesterday. The mission of the commission is to "examine possible efficiencies" at the state's registries of deeds. The first meeting of the commission covered some preliminary and organizational matters. The second meeting which will be held sometime in June will focus on technology and computer systems. The commission has fourteen members: three from the state senate (James Welch of Springfield, Eileen Donoghue of Lowell, and Bruce Tarr of Gloucester); three from the house (Garrett Bradley of Hingham, Kevin Murphy of Lowell, and Vinny deMacedo of Plymouth); four appointed by the governor (Daniel Matthews of Needham, Sara McKee of Amherst, Hugh Fitzpatrick of Tewksbury, and Claudia Boldman of the state's Information Technology Division); the Secretary of the Commonwealth's designee (Michael Moresco) and three registers of deeds appointed by the Secretary (Tony Vigliotti of the Worcester District, John Buckley of Plymouth County, and Richard Howe - me - of Middlesex North District).