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The Annual Town Meeting will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2019. In order to accommodate notice and publication schedules, below is the schedule for the Warrant as it relates to Citizen Petitions.
The Select Board will announce its intent to open the warrant on January 7, 2019.
Citizen Petitions – Certified petition articles are due by 4:00 PM Monday, March 11, 2019. In order for a petition to be guaranteed placement on the Annual Town Meeting warrant, ten (10) names/signatures/addresses of registered Town voters are required, and must be certified by the Town Clerk. Forms and instructions to be used for petition articles are available in the Select Board’s office and online on the Town Meeting & Elections page. Petition articles will be printed in the warrant verbatim, so citizens are asked to review the forms and instructions carefully.
The Select Board will hold a public hearing on the warrant on Monday, March 18, 2019 and sign the warrant at that time. After signing, the warrant will be posted and sent to the Finance Committee, School Committee, Town Counsel and Town Moderator.
Please contact the Town Manager/Select Board at (978)356-6604, if you have questions.