Citizens' Petitions

Upon the timely filing of a petition signed by at least ten registered voters of the Town and certified by the Board of Registrars, the Select Board shall insert into the warrant any article requested of them in writing.   The sponsor of the petition will be contacted prior to Town Meeting to review the article at a meeting of the Select Board for informational purposes.   The sponsor of the article is also generally the person who will make a motion on the floor of Town Meeting to act on the article – the Town is not required to make motions for Citizens' Petitions.   A Citizens' Petition template may be obtained through the Town Clerk’s Office, together with information on procedures, filing deadlines and requirements.

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