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Nomination papers for Milton’s Town Election now available

Milton Neighbors have the opportunity to participate in Town Government. Want to have a voice? See changes? Move beyond gripes and suggestions on social media and have the opportunity to participate in the Town of Milton? You can!

“A public office is not a job, it is an opportunity to do something for the public.” – Franklin Knight Lane

Town Clerk, Susan M. Galvin, announced that Nomination Papers for both Town Wide and/or Town Meeting Members are available now through March 8, 2016. Ms. Galvin would like to encourage all residents to consider running for office.

“Citizen participation in Town government is essential to providing the residents of Milton with clear access to our Town government.” –Susan M. Galvin

The annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, April 26 2016.

To be placed upon the ballot, Town Wide candidates must obtain a minimum of 50 legible signatures from registered voters. Town Meeting Member candidates must obtain a minimum 10 legible signatures from the precinct in which they reside.

Town Wide Offices:

  • One SELECTMAN and SURVEYOR OF THE HIGHWAY for a term of three years
  • A TOWN TREASURER for a term of one year
  • One ASSESSOR for a term of three years
  • Two SCHOOL COMMITTEE members for a term of three years
  • One PARK COMMISSIONER for a term of three years
  • One Member of the BOARD of HEALTH for a term of three years
  • Three TRUSTEES of the PUBLIC LIBRARY for a term of three years
  • Four CONSTABLES for a term of three years
  • One MODERATOR for a term of three years
  • One TRUSTEE of the CEMETERY for a term of five years
  • One PLANNING BOARD member for a term of five years

Representative Town Meeting Member:

  • Precinct One: Nine for a term of three years
  • Precinct Two: Eleven for a term of three years
  • Precinct Three: Ten for a term of three years
  • Precinct Four: Eleven for a term of three years
  • Precinct Five: Eight for a term of three years
  • Precinct Six: Ten for a term of three years
  • Precinct Seven: Ten for a term of three years; One for a term of two years; One for a term of one year
  • Precinct Eight: Ten for a term of three years
  • Precinct Nine: Ten for a term of three years
  • Precinct Ten: Six for a term of three years

Please view Town of Milton documentation for more information: http://www.townofmilton.org/Public_Documents/MiltonMA_BBoard/053E5C80-000F8513.0/Nomination%20Papers.pdf

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