2018 Town Meeting Timeline

2018 TOWN MEETING TIMELINE AND INFORMATION

TOWN MEETING:

1) TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018 – VOTING DAY – VOTING ON ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND ZONING AMENDMENTS (if any) AT TOWN HALL FROM 8 AM UNTIL 7 PM

ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND VOTER REGISTRATION AT THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE 356-2300

2) DELIBERATIVE PORTION IS ON TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 AT THE SCHOOL STARTING AT 6:30PM WHERE VOTING ON WARRANT ARTICLES TAKES PLACE

FYI: Annual School Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, 2018

BUDGET:

THERE IS NO BUDGET COMMITTEE, SELECTMEN ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PREPARING THE BUDGET. ALL REQUESTS SHOULD BE MADE THRU THEM.

THERE WILL BE A HEARING ON THE BUDGET AND WARRANT ON:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018 AT 6:30 PM AT BARTLETT TOWN HALL

WE ARE NOT SUBJECT TO SB2.

SPECIAL ARTICLES THAT APPEAR ON THE WARRANT:

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF SPECIAL ARTICLE PETITIONS FOR THE TOWN MEETING IS:

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2018 – NO LATER THAN 1:00PM (close of business) AT THE

SELECTMEN’S OFFICE (NOT THE TOWN CLERK OR POLICE DEPT.)

PETITIONS REQUIRE AT LEAST 25 SIGNATURES OF REGISTERED BARTLETT VOTERS, HOWEVER, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED YOU GET AT LEAST 30 SIGNATURES. THE SIGNATURES MUST BE LEGIBLE AND APPEAR AS THEY DO ON THE VOTER CHECKLIST, IF WE CANNOT READ THEM TO VERIFY THAT THEY ARE ON THE VOTER CHECKLIST, THEY WILL NOT BE COUNTED. WE SUGGEST THAT YOU HAVE SIGNERS OF THE PETITION PRINT THEIR NAME NEXT TO THEIR SIGNATURE AS WELL AS INCLUDE THEIR RESIDENCE ADDRESS. WORDING OF ARTICLES VARIES DEPENDING ON THEIR PURPOSE, HOWEVER, EXAMPLES OF ARTICLE WORDING CAN BE FOUND IN PREVIOUS TOWN REPORTS. SELECTMEN CAN ALSO ASSIST YOU WITH WORDING IF CONTACTED IN TIME PRIOR TO SUBMISSION.

FILING FOR CANDIDACY:

THIS IS DONE THRU THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE AND FILING TIME IS SET BY LAW FROM JANUARY 24- FEBRUARY 2, 2018. INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING THE TOWN CLERK AT 356-2300.

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