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Posted on: April 6, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Important Information Regarding Town Meeting

Town Meeting 

Monday, April 9, 2018 – 7:00 PM 

Concord-Carlisle Regional High School




Town Meeting attendees should enter from the Walden Street entrance. Walden Street will allow for exiting and entering motor vehicles and parking will be restricted to the right hand side of the road as you enter only. The Thoreau Street gate will be for exit only and parking will be allowed on both sides all motor vehicles facing out.

Handicap parking and “for those needing to be close” will be designated in the front row of the main parking lot on the East end of the lot closest to the East entrance to the cafeteria. This location is the main entrance for the Town Meeting and where check-in and ballot distribution will take place. There are also additional handicap spaces at the front of the school.

Parking will be allowed in all designated spaces as well as the turf field parking lot.  Parking will also be allowed in front of the Beede Center if necessary as well as lower end of Beede parking lot. 

Childcare will be provided at the high school for children ages 2 1/2 and older.  The Concord Recreation Department is offering the service at a cost of $5 per child per hour.  In order to guarantee a space, reservations should be made in advance by calling the Concord Recreation Department at 978 287-1050.

Seniors may arrange transportation with the Council on Aging office @ 978 318-3020.  Advance reservations are necessary and seats are limited and offered on a first come first serve basis.

All voters who were registered to vote by March 7, 2018 are eligible to participate at Town Meeting. Voters should check-in at the tables in the main lobby by last name and pick up a Town Meeting ballot on each night of attendance. Only one ballot per voter per evening of attendance. Ballots are not transferrable.


The gymnasium will be the main meeting room and, unless participation necessitates, will be the only location where votes will be counted. If overflow space is determined to be necessary by the moderator, in consultation with the Town Clerk, head teller and public safety personnel, the auditorium will be made available and votes will then be counted in that room.

Assisted Listening Devices      
Assisted Listening Devices will be available in the lobby.

Special Arrangements or Needs
Anyone with a disability requiring special arrangements for Town Meeting should contact Kate Hodges, Assistant Town Manager/ADA Coordinator before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2018 at (978) 318-3000. The earlier that special arrangement needs are communicated, the more likely that time will allow for special accommodations, if possible, to be met.


Voters willing to be a teller at Town Meeting are asked to call Abe Fisher, head teller at (978) 869-9233 or e-mail at

Please visit the Police Department's Advisory on Parking and Traffic for further information.

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