Individuals who are curious, concerned or interested in following the direction of Wellesley’s current projects are encouraged to consider becoming more directly involved in their community by running for Town Meeting Member or an elected board. Now’s the time to get organized for the March 2, 2021 Town Election!
The League of Women Voters of Wellesley invites members of the community to learn all about the process and about Town government at a virtual presentation, “How to Run for Local Public Office” on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30 pm. The featured speakers, Mark Kaplan (Town Moderator) will cover Town Government structure and how it works, and Kathy Nagle (past Town Clerk) will review offices on the ballot and the pragmatic nuts and bolts of running a campaign. Questions will be welcomed from the audience.
The 2021 Candidate Handbook will be posted on the League’s website on November 17: https://my.lwv.org/massachusetts/wellesley. The League’s Town Government Handbook (a detailed guide to Town Meeting, Wellesley’s representational form of government) is also found on the website. Both publications are updated by the League annually.