Concord’s 2011 Town Caucus will be held on Monday, January 31, 2010 at 7:30 pm at the Town House in Monument Square. In the event of snow, the Caucus will be held on the following evening, February 1, at the same time and place (call 978-318-3080 to confirm snow cancellation). The purpose of the Caucus is to nominate candidates for each office to be filled at the Town Election on March 29, 2011.
The Caucus can nominate up to two individuals for each position opening, and these names will automatically be placed on the ballot. The offices to be filled this year are:
One Town Moderator – one-year term
One Member Board of Selectmen – three-year term
One Member School Committee – three-year term
One Member Concord Housing Authority – five-year term
All registered voters are eligible to attend and participate in the Caucus. For voter registration information, contact the Town Clerk’s Office.
Anyone who is not nominated at the Caucus who wishes to run for office may do so by taking out nomination papers at the Town Clerk’s Office. Signatures of 50 registered Concord voters are needed to qualify for placement on the ballot. Candidates should gather additional signatures to assure that 50 valid signatures are submitted. The deadline for submitting nomination papers to the Board of Registrars for certification is Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 5:00 pm. For further information, call the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-318-3080.