Becket: Annual town caucus slated April 12


The annual town caucus will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Town Hall, to cast ballots for the nomination of candidates for the following offices to be filled at the Annual Town Election on May 16:

Offices include Board of Selectmen, one three-year term; Board of Health, one three-year term and one one-year term; Cemetery Commissioner, one three-year term; Finance Committee, two three-year terms; and Planning Board, one five-year term.

Any candidate requesting that his/her name appear on the ballot for the annual town caucus must file a caucus nomination paper with the town clerk by 5 p.m. March 22. No signatures are required.

Those planning to run for town office in 2016, but choose to forego the caucus, must obtain nomination papers from the town clerk's office by 5 p.m. April 1. At least 20 signatures of registered Becket voters are required. Deadline to submit nomination papers to the Registrars of Voters for certification is 5 p.m. April 5.

All candidates must be registered voters in Becket.

For further information, contact Town Clerk George Roberts at 413-623-8934, ext. 11.

Voter registration forms are available at Town Hall Monday through Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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