Description & Mission of the Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is the communication spokesperson to and for the local citizenry. The Clerk's office is the first door of government accessed by individuals seeking information and resolution to issues and problems. The Clerk's office is deeply dedicated and involved in the community, offering patient and compassionate advice in a professional and personable manner.

Nomination Papers for April 11, 2017 Annual Town Election

Nomination papers for Town Moderator, Select Board, School Committee, Board of Assessor, Board of Health, Planning Board, Municipal Light Board, Trustee for Free Public Library and Town Meeting Member are available at the Town Clerk’s office beginning Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

All voters registered to vote in South Hadley are eligible to run for town office and town meeting member. 

Town-wide office nomination papers must be signed by at least fifty registered voters in South Hadley.  Candidates are advised to collect more than fifty signatures to ensure the requisite number of certified signatures.

Town meeting member nomination papers must be signed by at least ten registered voters of the precinct in which the candidate resides.

Nomination papers for all of the above offices must be filed at the Town Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Voters in each precinct will elect eight town meeting members for three years, and elect other members as necessary to fill existing vacancies for a one and two year terms.

South Hadley residents must be registered voters by Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to vote in the April 11, 2017 Annual Town Election.

Please call Town Clerk, Carlene C. Hamlin with any additional questions at (413)538-5017 ext.115.

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