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2017 Fall Town Meeting Warrant Now Open

 

At the Board of Selectmen's September 11, 2017  meeting, they unanimously voted to open the 2017 Fall  Town Meeting warrant scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017. The Board of Selectmen  plans to close the Warrant at its meeting on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Any petition articles must be submitted and certified by the Town Clerk before the Board votes to close the warrant at this meeting.

Any residents wishing to submit an article for consideration at the Annual Town Meeting should submit its article to the Board of Selectmen's Office. Petitions must be signed by at least ten (10) registered voters in order to be placed on the Warrant. Petitioners are encouraged to speak with Town Counsel, Tom McCusker, prior to drafting any article language to ensure Town Meeting can consider and vote on the article. Edits and/or changes to the article cannot be considered once it has been submitted and certified by the Town Clerk's Office.

Additional information on Petition Articles can be found in the Charter:
Chapter 138: TOWN MEETINGS
ยง 138-7 Petition.
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Thomas McCusker
Town Counsel
T: 781-251-2579
E: tmccuske@townhall.westwood.ma.us


Additional questions related to the Annual Town Meeting can be directed to the Town Clerk's Office at 781-329-3964 or to the Selectmen's Office at 781-326-4172