Nomination papers for Town Moderator, Selectboard, School Committee, Board of Assessor, Board of Health, Planning Board, Municipal Light Board, Trustee for Free Public Library, Housing Authority, Councilor for Hampshire Council of Government and Town Meeting Member are available at the Town Clerk’s office beginning Wednesday, January 2.
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 19.
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 20, 2019 to vote in the April 9, 2019 Annual Town Election.
Please call Town Clerk Carlene C. Hamlin with any additional questions at (413)538-5017 ext.115.