Town Election and Town Meetings
Printed Version of Article 1
Section 1 Annual Town Election and Town MeetingsIn accordance with Section 3-1 (c) and Section 2-12 (a) of the Charter, the following dates are established.
- The town election, officially known as the Annual Town Meeting for the election of Town officers and for the determination of all questions as are by law to be decided by ballot of the voters, shall be held on the last Tuesday in March of each year. On or before November 15, the Board of Selectmen, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote, may change the date of the next town election to any Tuesday in March or April.
- The spring session of the representative town meeting, known as the Spring Annual Town Meeting, shall be called for 7:30 P.M. on the second Tuesday following the town election.
- The fall session of the representative town meeting, known as the Fall Annual Town Meeting, shall be called for 7:30 P.M. on the third Tuesday in October of each year. The Board of Selectmen may delay the start of the Fall Annual Town Meeting, provided that the delayed Fall Annual Town Meeting shall start in October or November.