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Posted on: October 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Special Town Meetings Begin on October 26

Town Meeting News

Wellesley's Special Town Meetings begin on Monday, October 26, 2020. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the meetings will take place virtually using Zoom videoconferencing. 

Special Town Meeting 1 will start at 7:00 p.m. Town Meeting members will consider a $13.9 million dollar request to complete construction of the Middle School Building Systems.

Special Town Meeting 2 will start at 7:30 p.m. Town Meeting members will consider multiple topics including funding for operating and capital projects, amendments to Town Zoning and General bylaws, citizen petitions, and more. 

Video presentations on the topics to be considered at the Special Town Meetings can be viewed on the Town of Wellesley YouTube channel  and on the Town of Wellesley website. The presentations are also running on Wellesley Media regular programming.

All Town Meeting members and residents are encouraged to watch the presentations to stay informed. 

Viewing and Speaking at Town Meeting

Special Town Meetings will be live-streamed on Wellesley Media and broadcast on Comcast Channel 8 and Verizon Channel 40.

Registered Wellesley voters who would like to speak on any topic during Special Town Meetings must submit a request to the Town Clerk 48-hours prior to the start of the meetings. Email KC Kato at no later than 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24.

ONLY Town Meeting members may vote on articles under consideration. 

ADA Accessibility

Closed-captioning will be provided for Special Town Meetings. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to attend the virtual Special Town Meetings please complete this form no later than 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24. 

If additional meeting nights are needed, Special Town Meetings will continue on Tuesday, October 27, and Wednesday, October 28 starting at 7:00 p.m. on both nights. 

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