Compiled by The Bedford Citizen
Bedford Town Clerk Doreen Tremblay today posted the Warrant for the Town’s annual Citizen’s Caucus. It will be held under the provisions of Chapter 53, Section 121 of the General Laws at 7 pm on Tuesday, January 8 in the Richard T. Reed Room, at Bedford Town Hall, 10 Mudge Way.
The annual Caucus is the nomination process for registered Bedford registered voters interested in running for elected board and committee positions.
The Town Clerk will call the meeting to order and nominations will be made for the following vacancies:
- Selectmen ~ 2 vacancies, each for a three-year term
- Assessor ~ 1 vacancy, for a three-year term
- Board of Health ~ 1 vacancy, for a three-year term
- Housing Authority ~ 1 vacancy, for a five-year term
- Moderator ~ 1 vacancy, for a three-year term
- Planning Board ~ 2 vacancies, each for a three-year term
- Planning Board ~ 1 vacancy, for a one-year term
- Library Trustees ~ 3 vacancies, each for a three-year term
- Regional School Committee ~ 1 vacancy, for a three-year term
- School Committee ~ 2 vacancies, each for a three-year term
Two Caucus Nominees may be named for each vacancy should more than one person come forward to vie for the position.
Potential candidates may also secure nomination papers, available at the Town Clerk’s office. Nomination papers need to be signed by a required number of registered voters and returned to the Town Clerk’s office by close of business on Wednesday, January 16, to allow time for the signatures to be certified, then the candidate’s name can be added to the ballot.
Bedford’s annual Town Election will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 8 am until 6 pm in the gymnasium at the John Glenn Middle School, 99 McMahon Road, Bedford.