What are you doing on Saturday? Come and witness democracy in action!
Town Meeting is the legislative branch of Westford’s government, and all registered voters may attend, speak, and vote at the open Town Meeting. If you are registered to vote in Westford, you can — and should — participate. This year’s Annual Town Meeting is on Saturday, June 11, at 9:00 a.m. on Trustees Field at Westford Academy, 30 Patten Road. There are 19 articles on this year’s warrant. If the meeting is not finished on Saturday, Town Meeting will be adjourned and resumed on Sunday. (The rain date is Sunday, June 12, same time and place.)
Want to know more before you go? Westford residents should have received a copy of the Westford Finance Committee’s 2022 Report and Recommendations. Residents can access the report here: FY2018 Town of Westford Budget (westfordma.gov)
In addition, the League of Women Voters of Westford recently held a Town Meeting Preview,. The preview covers all 19 articles, with additional information provided by various town employees and town board members. Residents can view the recording here.
Residents can also find more information on the Town Moderator’s website. Moderator Angela Harkness and League member Anita Tonakarn-Nguyen have created a series of videos designed to explain the Town Meeting process. Residents can find the videos – and frequently asked questions — here: Town Moderator | Westford, MA (westfordma.gov)
Still have questions? Go to the town’s website at News Flash • Westford, MA • CivicEngage (westfordma.gov) or check out the League of Women Voters of Westford website at Westford League of Women Voters | Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.
Submitted by Mary Anne Seraphin.