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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Annual Town Meeting Warrant Now Available On-Line

2024ATM Warrant UP

The Town Meeting warrant is now available on-line at https://concordma.gov/ATM2024 .  Hard copies of the warrant will be mailed to all residences mid-February ahead of the public hearings hosted by the Select Board, Finance Committee, and Planning Boards beginning February 26, 2024. See complete schedule below under "What are the ATM Public Hearings?"

What is the Warrant?

The Town Meeting warrant is the list of actions (articles) that Town Meeting will vote on at the annual meeting on April 29, 2024 at 7 PM at Concord-Carlisle High School. Town Meeting continues the next night until all articles are voted upon.  

As a resident of Concord, the issues presented in the Town Meeting warrant are all decisions which affect you.  The 2024 warrant consists of 53 articles which pertain to the municipal budget, school budget, capital budget, enterprise funds, bylaws, and citizen petitions.  The citizen petitions in this spring's warrant address various aspects of the the Town Meeting process, and cell towers. Review the warrant on-line or when you receive the hard copy by mail.  

Who votes at Town Meeting?

Any registered Concord resident may vote at Town Meeting.  The last day for unregistered residents to register to vote at the Annual Town Meeting is Friday, April 19, 2024 at 5:00 PM. 

What are the ATM Public Hearings?

Public Hearings for Town Meeting provide residents an opportunity to learn about and make improvements to articles of interest. All Public Hearings listed below will be held in a hybrid meeting format at the Town House, Public Hearing Room (2nd Floor), 22 Monument Square and via Zoom.

CommitteeTopicDate and Time
Select BoardGeneral GovernmentMonday, February 26, 2024 at 7:00 PM
(Snow Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7:00 PM)
Finance CommitteeTown Budget, Concord Public Schools Budget, Concord-Carlisle Regional School District BudgetThursday, March 7, 2024 at 7:00 PM
(Snow Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 7:00 PM)
Planning BoardZoning Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM
(Snow Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 7:00 PM)
Finance CommitteeMinuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District Budget, Community Preservation CommitteeTuesday, March 19, 2024 at 7:00 PM
(Snow Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 7:00 PM)
Finance CommitteeEnterprise FundsThursday, March 21, 2024 at 7:00 PM
(Snow Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 7:00 PM)

Learn more...

The Town Meeting webpage includes information on the history of Town Meeting, what happens at Town Meeting, as well as the services available to make Town Meeting more accessible, including child care, shuttle service, and assistive technology.  

Questions?

Email the Town Moderator at moderator@concordma.gov or call (978) 318-3000

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