Click the following link to see the slide show: Westford Net Zero 2050 Slide Show
The deadline for submission of petition articles for the Oct.17th Special Town Meeting is Aug. 18 at 4 p.m. to the Town Clerk’s office.
Petition articles for Special Town Meetings require the signatures of 100 registered Westford voters. Download a petition from the Town website today.
Special Town Meeting timeline can be found by clicking here.
The following bills have recently been supported by LWVMA. Contacting your state representative or state senator is a great way to let them know if these issues are important to you as well
H.1377/S.868 An Act empowering cities and towns to support affordable housing with a fee on certain real estate transactions. This bill allows cities and towns to raise real estate transfer fees dedicated to affordable housing. (Specialist area: Affordable Housing)
Click the links below to view the Westford League’s Town Meeting Short Video Series:
Preparing for Town Meeting
Town Meeting Motions 101
Annual vs. Special Town Meeting
What’s new at Annual Town Meeting this year? (2022)
Who decides what goes on the warrant?
What is a Consent Agenda?
How do we vote on the budget?
The Westford LWV publishes a set of three booklets. Read them all!
Guide To Town Meeting
Updated in October 2020. Be prepared and informed when attending Annual & Special Town Meetings! Publication of the Guide was partially funded by the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts Citizen Education Fund.
Everything you need to know about town government in one handy booklet! Published in March, 2018.
Thinking about running for local office? Check out the League’s Guide to Running for Local Office.
How well do you know your home town? Try out our NEW Kahoot quiz of Westford trivia and test your knowledge of Westford’s government, geography, and history. We recently played this Kahoot at the 2021 December Civic Social and had a blast! You can play it in a web browser or using the Kahoot mobile app.
The League of Women Voters of Westford is a group of women and men of all ages and backgrounds with the common interest of “Making Democracy Work.” The League’s goal is to encourage active and informed participation of citizens in government.
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