Town Meeting

IMPORTANT: Upcoming Town Meeting Information

Fall Annual Town Meeting

A Special Town Meeting will be held at 7:29 PM on October 20th prior to the reconvening of the second session of the Fall Annual Town Meeting.

Fall Annual Town Meeting
will be held at the Chelmsford Senior Center beginning on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 7:30 PM

The Annual Fall Town Meeting will then be
continued as needed on:
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Monday, October 24, 2022

The following documents will be uploaded as they become available:

The deadline for 2023 Spring Town Meeting Citizen Petition Warrant Articles is Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Please download this form and return it to the Town Manager’s Office by 4:00 PM on 1/3/2023.

Spring 2023 Annual Town Meeting

Next Scheduled Town Meeting:
Chelmsford Senior Center
Monday, April 24, 2023 7:30 PM
continued as needed... 
Thursday, April 27, 2023
Monday, May 1, 2023

Town Meeting Archive
Past Town Meeting information, such as warrants, voting reports etc. can be found in our document center 

Spring Annual Town Meetings always begin on the last Monday in April.

Fall Annual Town Meetings always begin on the third Monday in October.

The legislative body of the Town of Chelmsford is a Representative Town Meeting, consisting of 165 elected Town Meeting Representatives, 15 from each of 11 precincts.

Kurlandfall2016     Moderator: Jon H. Kurland

     Town Clerk: Patricia E. Dzuris

     Town Counsel: Blatman,Bobrowski & Haverty LLC
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Town Meeting Members

     List of Representatives by Precinct
     Alphabetical List of Representatives

The Representative Annual Town Meetings are held on the last Monday in April and on the third Monday in October in each year. Adjourned sessions of any Town Meeting shall be scheduled for only a Monday or Thursday, unless an alternate date is approved by a two-thirds vote of the Town Meeting representatives present and voting. The April Town Meeting is expected to be primarily concerned with the determination of matters involving the expenditure and commitment of Town funds, including but not limited to the adoption of an annual operating budget for all Town agencies.

Town ManagerCitizen Petition Warrant Articles can be filed by completing the Citizen Petition Form. A minimum of 10 signatures of registered voters is required. All warrant articles shall be in the hands of the Select Board no later than the first Monday in January for the Town Meeting to be held in April and the first Monday in August for the Town Meeting to be held in October. The Select Board may waive this requirement if deemed in the best interest of the Town or as required by statute. The warrant article shall be included in the Finance Committee report which shall be made available to Town Meeting members and the public not less than one week before either Town Meeting. The warrant articles for any Special 
Town Meeting shall be made available to the Town Meeting Representatives not less than 14 days before the Special Town Meeting.

Town Meeting Informational Video by Eagle Scout Jeffrey Taylor