Needham Town Meeting 2024

LWV Needham Board Votes to Support Town Meeting Warrant Articles

Our Board of Directors voted at its April 4, 2024, meeting to support the following Town Meeting Warrant articles. The Board supports these based on positions resulting from League studies at the local, state, and national levels. The articles the Board voted to support are:

  • Article 8: Appropriate for Small Repair Grant Program
  • *Articles 18 and 19: Amend Zoning Bylaw – Affordable Housing District (18) and Map Change (19)
  • Article 20: Amend Zoning Bylaw – Solar Energy Systems
  • *Article 22: Appropriate for Linden Street Redevelopment
  • Article 26: Appropriate for Pollard Middle School Feasibility Study/MSBA
  • *Article 41: Authorize Select Board to Remove Restrictions
  • Article 45: Citizens Petition – Single-Use Plastics Ban Bylaw

See the League of Women Voters of Needham’s letter of support for Article 45.

*These four articles relate to the redevelopment of the Linden-Chambers affordable housing.

LWV-Needham Town Meeting Warrant Meetings April 29 at 7:30 pm

6:30-7:30 Orientation for new Town Meeting Members with Moderator Michael Fee. The orientation is in-person only.

7:30-9:30  Warrant Meetings. Meetings will be in meeting rooms and the café. Signage will tell you where to go.

7:30-9:30  Warrant Meeting on Zoom. Registration is required at https://bit.ly/2024Warrant.

We ask you to please bring your warrants. We will go through the Annual and Special Town Meeting Warrants, spending more time on the articles generating the most questions. Warrant articles will not be debated at these meetings. Rather, it is a place to familiarize yourself with what is coming up at Town Meeting and to ask the experts questions for clarification and understanding.

For Town Meeting information visit www.needhamma.gov/townmeeting.

Please feel free to email The League of Women Voters of Needham if you have any questions or concerns regarding Warrant Meetings.

 

Town Meeting Information

The 2024 Annual Town Meeting starts Monday, May 6, at 7:30 pm and the Special Town Meeting starts Monday, May 13, at 7:30. Warrants, information from the Moderator, and written information for articles are (or will be) posted on the town website.

 

Needham League Presents 25-Year Awards

 

The League of Women Voters of Needham recognizes Town Meeting Members for 25 years of service to the town as representative Town Meeting Members. Presentations will be made during the 2024 Annual Meeting.