The Sudbury Board of Selectmen announces the following schedule for the submission of Warrant Articles for the 2010 Annual Town Meeting commencing Monday, April 5, 2010. This submission process shall apply to Town Boards and Committees and Resident Petitioners alike.
Per Sudbury Bylaws, all articles are due in the Office of the Selectmen no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2009. However, it would be appreciated, if wherever possible, articles could be submitted prior to the deadline.
Articles should be approved by Town Counsel as to legality of wording prior to submission and include an explanatory statement (warrant report). Forms are available in the Selectmen’s Office
Except for Operating and Capital Budget articles, any missing details must be finalized by Friday, January 8, 2010. The Board of Selectmen/Town Counsel will determine if materials added after December 31 are within the four corners of the original submission. Articles, such as Zoning Bylaw amendments, which require public comment, may be amended following such input, subject to the change being within the four corners of the original submission
Town Counsel shall complete his review of all articles by Friday, January 15, 2010, and advise submitters of any problems.
Submitters shall have until Friday, January 22, 2010, to correct problems identified by Town Counsel, and make a resubmission as necessary.
Sudbury Board of Selectmen