Town Meeting

What is Town Meeting?

Town Meeting is both an event and an entity. As an event, it is a gathering of a town’s eligible voters, and is referred to as “the Town Meeting.” As an entity, it is the legislative body for towns in Massachusetts, and is referred to simply as “Town Meeting.”

Learn more by exploring the subpages located on the left-hand side of this screen. You will find information on past and present town meetings, information for petitioners, the process with which a town meeting is conducted, and more.

Town Meeting Information

Town Meeting information by year is available on the left-hand side of this screen, and it includes a variety of informational items such as presentation guidelines, petitioner information and town meeting information for the current and past years, among other things.

Town Meeting Schedule for 2024

The Select Board has voted to hold Annual Town Meeting on Monday, April 29, 2024 at 7:00 PM at Concord-Carlisle High School. Sessions will continue as needed beginning Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 7:00 PM at Concord-Carlisle High School until complete. The last day for unregistered residents to register to vote at the Annual Town Meeting is Friday, April 19, 2024 at 5:00 PM.

Public Hearings        

  • February 26, 2024 - Select Board
  • March 7, 2024 - Finance Committee 1 
  • March 13, 2024 - Planning Board
  • March 19, 2024 - Finance Committee 2
  • March 21, 2024 - Finance Committee 3

Click the button below to the FY 24 Finance Committee report.

FY24 Finance Committee Report

Special Arrangements or Needs/ADA Accessibility

Anyone with a disability requiring special arrangements for Town Meeting should contact Megan Zammuto, Deputy Town Manager, at 978-318-3006 or via email by 4:30 PM preceding the opening date of Town Meeting. The earlier that special arrangement needs are communicated, the more likely that time will allow for special accommodations, if possible, to be met.