TOWN OF WAREHAM
54 Marion Road
Wareham, Massachusetts 02571
PROCESS FOR CALLING A SPECIAL TOWN MEETING – APRIL 24, 2017 @ 7:30 P.M.
WITHIN ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
TUESDAY, February 7, 2017 Board of Selectmen should establish all dates for completion of a Warrant for the Special Town Meeting.
FRIDAY, February 17, 2017 Last day to post in at least one public place in each precinct, Notice of Intention of Board of Selectmen to call a Special Town Meeting for April 24, 2017. (By-Law Div. I, Art. I, Sec. 3.) - 10 days before Warrant closes.
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 Publication in local newspaper of Notice of Intent to call a Special Town Meeting. (WHRC Section 2-4 (c) - 45 days or more before the date of Town Meeting.
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 Last day to submit articles to be inserted in the Warrant.
TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 Board of Selectmen should officially close the Warrant.
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 Last day to post in each precinct and deliver a copy of Warrant to the Town Moderator and to the Chairman of each Committee established by Section 2-5 of WHRC. (WHRC Section 2-4 (d) - Within 3 days of closing of Warrant
THURSDAY, April 6, 2017 Last day to publish entire Warrant in a local newspaper. (WHRC Section 2-4 (d) – Not less than 14 days before Town Meeting
MONDAY, April 24, 2017 Commencement of Special Annual Town Meeting.