Town Meeting Schedule

In Sudbury, the dates set for Annual Town Meeting and Fall Special Town Meeting are governed by Sudbury’s General Bylaws.


Annual Town Meeting

Takes place in MAY of each year

SECTION 2. The Annual Business Meeting shall begin on the first Monday in May at such place as the Selectmen shall determine. The Selectmen, after a Public Hearing, may delay the start of the Annual Town Meeting for up to 7 days provided that they act no later than the last day in February preceding. All sessions of the meeting shall begin at 7:30 P.M. and, unless otherwise voted by two-thirds of those present and voting, shall be adjourned to 7:30 P.M. of the next Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, whichever comes first (legal holidays excluded), upon completion of the article under discussion at 10:30 P.M.; except that any such meeting shall be adjourned before that time if a quorum shall be declared to have been lost, or at 8:30 P.M. if a quorum has not been assembled by then

Annual Town Meeting Dates
First night of Annual Town Meeting will occur on (unless delayed after a Public Hearing):
May 6, 2019
May 4, 2020
May 3, 2021
May 2, 2022
May 1, 2023
May 6, 2024
And so on…


Fall Special Town Meeting

Takes place in FALL of each year, if called

SECTION 3. A Town Meeting shall be held during the months of September, October or November at such date, time and place as the Selectmen shall determine, unless the following applies. By the end of July, the Board of Selectmen shall discuss in public session, hold a public hearing and vote to determine whether a fall Town Meeting should occur. The public hearing shall be posted in accordance with the Open Meeting Law. The Board of Selectmen shall also solicit input from the Town via email or mail for a period of one week before the public hearing.