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January 19, 2014 / needhamgrassroots

Run for Needham Town Meeting – 2014

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NOMINATION DUE TO TOWN CLERK: Feb. 18, 2014 (TUE)

REQUIRED:

  • Nomination papers (from Town clerk),
  • with 10 valid signatures of
  • Registered Voters in Your Precinct (get >10 in case some signers are not registered)

TOWN ELECTIONS: April 8, 2014, Tuesday

Information pulled from Town Clerk page on Needhamma.gov

For Town Offices / Town Meeting Members – Nomination Papers Available as of January 2, 2014

Nomination papers for candidates running for Town Offices and Town Meeting Members will be available in the Town Clerk’s Office beginning January 2, 2014 for the Annual Town Election to be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Candidates for Town Office must obtain at least 50 valid signatures of registered voters town wide and new Town Meeting Member candidates must obtain at least 10 valid signatures of registered voters in their precinct. The last day to file nomination papers with the Board of Registrars is Tuesday, February 18 2014. Incumbent Town Meeting Members must return the written acceptance form (which they will receive in the mail) to the Town Clerk’s Office by Tuesday, February 11th.

On the April ballot: 1 Moderator for 1 Year; 2 Selectmen for 3 Years; 1 Assessor for 3 Years; 2 Members of School Committee for 3 Years; 1 Member of School Committee for 2 Years; 1 Trustee of Memorial Park (trustee of soldiers’ memorials – veteran) for 3 Years; 3 Trustees of Needham Public Library for 3 Years; 1 Member of Board of Health for 3 Years; 1 Member of Planning Board for Five Years; 1 Member of Needham Housing Authority for Five Years; 1 Commissi1r of Trust Funds for 3 Years; 1 Member of Park and Recreation Commission for 3 Years; 2 Constables for 3 years.

In addition, the following Town Meeting Member (TMM) positions will be on the ballot:

  • Prec. A: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;

  • Prec. B: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;  1 TMM for 2 Years;

  • Prec. C: 8 TMMs from Precinct C for 3 Years;

  • Prec. D: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;  1 TMM for 2 Years;

  • Prec. E: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;

  • Prec. F: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;  1 TMM for 1 Year;

  • Prec. G: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;

  • Prec. H: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;

  • Prec. I: 8 TMMs for 3 Years;

  • Prec. J: 8 TMMs for 3 Years.

Candidates for re-election will be listed on the ballot first, in alphabetical order, followed by new candidates in alphabetical order. For information call the Town Clerk’s Office at 455-7500 x 216.

List of current Town Meeting Members here. Those listed under “2014” will be up for re-election in 2014, and they may or may not choose to run again.

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