Open Town Meeting

Our town charter states that “all legislative powers of the Town shall be exercised by an open Town Meeting." These meetings are typically held twice a year, in the spring and fall.

June 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town Council voted to reschedule May’s Town Meeting to June 8, 2020. The Town’s Moderator, William H. Carroll, is empowered to postpone Town Meeting further if such an action is warranted. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the Galvin Middle School auditorium.
View the Town Meeting Warrant.

November 2019 

Wakefield’s Regular Town Meeting was held on Monday, November 18, 2019. This Report of Appropriated Funds was reviewed and eleven Articles were discussed. Voters did not approve Article 7. Articles 9, 10, and 11 were postponed.

April 2019

This Annual Appropriations booklet was reviewed by residents in April 2019. Twenty-six of the 27 articles presented passed during two evenings: April 29 and May 2. Voters did not approve Article 26.

Town Meeting: April 29, 2019, Evening 1

Evening 2