The Shutesbury 2022 Annual Town Meeting
and Local Election
The purpose of this page is to provide Shutesburians with a central location for important information and updates about Annual Town Meeting and the Local Election. This page will be updated with more information as it becomes available.
Total number of voters who checked in for Town Meeting: 542
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING and LOCAL ELECTION
BEHIND TOWN HALL, 1 COOLEYVILLE RD SHUTESBURY
ELECTION POLLS OPEN 8:00am
TOWN MEETING STARTS 9:00am
Annual Town Meeting
The Warrant is like the agenda for Town Meeting. Reviewing the warrant ahead of time can help you arrive at Town Meeting prepared and informed.
Budget And Warrant Review Public Forum
This public forum took place on 5/17/22. In the first section, the Finance Committee reviews the budget and answers community questions. In the second part, town officials answer questions about other Warrant articles, and the Moderator answers questions about the Town Meeting process.
The Town of Shutesbury's Annual Town Meeting, written by former Shutesbury Town Moderator Penny Kim and updated Spring 2020
A Citizen's Guide to Town Meeting published by the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
A Brief Explanation Of Setting The Date Of Town Meeting, written by Town Clerk Grace Bannasch
2022 LOCAL ELECTION
Polls open 8:00am on Saturday, downstairs at Town Hall, and close at 2:00pm
If you would like to vote absentee, either by mail or in office, fill out this application and return it to the Town Clerk Office. Absentee ballots will start being mailed out in the last week of April.
Please Note: Absentee Voting is only available for the Election (voting for candidates), and not the Town Meeting (voting on warrant articles).
ABSENTEE BALLOTS MUST BE RETURNED BY 2:00pm ON SATURDAY MAY 21 IN ORDER TO BE COUNTED.
Town Announce Emails about Annual Town Meeting and Local Election
5/12/22: ATM Budget and Warrant Article Review Meeting, May 17, 2022, at 6pm (Town Administrator)
Shutesbury In The News!
Shutesbury voters approve new library, fund town budget, published 6/2/22, The Reminder, Doc Pruyne
Shutesbury voters take huge step towards new library, published 5/30/22, The Amherst Bulletin, Chris Larabee
$1.17M override for Shutesbury library is TM's featured item, published 5/16/22, Scott Merzbach
Shutesbury voter registration deadline is Monday published 4/28/22, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Scott Merzbach
Selectboard seat only contested race in Shutesbury's May 21 election published 4/8/22, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Scott Merzbach
Nomination papers deadline for Shutesbury Town Election is April 2 published 3/31/22, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Scott Merzbach
Resources for Candidates:
Campaign Finance Seminar from the Office of Campaign and Political Finance
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD ON THE TWENTY FIRST OF MAY!