Pull nomination papers for Town office: 14 seats up for grabs; Signatures due March 21st

by beth on March 10, 2017

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Town meetings have kept me so busy this winter, I forgot all about Town political races.

If you are considering running for office in Southborough, the process has already begun. Nomination papers are available now.

The election is two months from yesterday. And to run for office, you need to return the forms with nomination by 43 registered voters by March 21.

More than a dozen seats are up for grabs this year:

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For those of you wondering – here is whose terms are expiring on major Town boards: 

  • Board of Selectmen – Paul Cimino and Dan Kolenda
  • Planning Board – Chair Don Morris
  • Regional School Committee – Paul Butka and David Rueger
  • Southborough School Committee – Paul Desmond and Kathleen Harragan

(I don’t know yet which are running for re-election. Stay tuned for that.)

If you are considering a run, here are the deadlines you need to know:

2017 town election deadlines

Of course, elected positions aren’t the only game in town. There are committees that currently have vacancies.

For a look at committee vacancies and the application, click here.

Updated (3/14/17 10:35 am): I fixed the link for Town Committee vacancies.

1 Patti Fiore March 10, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Beth the link above for committee vacancies goes to a town of southborough user account page not to the page. maybe http://southboroughmaboards.vt-s.net/boards.php

2 beth March 10, 2017 at 4:50 PM

Thank you for letting me know. It’s odd because it worked when I tested it before I posted the story. I will have to find the correct link and fix it later.

3 Mary March 10, 2017 at 7:23 PM

Beth,
I had to click the link twice to get to the right page. The first time I clicked on the link it brought me to the user account sign in page for town of S’boro, as mentioned above.
And thank you very much for your complete and continued coverage of the golf course/safety building issue, it has been very helpful!!

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