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Nomination Papers Available

Nomination papers will be available, Monday, January 9, 2017 for the Annual Town Election,  Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The last day to obtain papers is Friday, March 10, 2017.

The following offices are open on the Election (revised 15-Feb-2017):

  • 2 Selectmen for a term of three years
  • 1 Selectman for a term of one year (to fill a vacancy)
  • 2 School Committee member for a term of three years
  • 1 Trustee of Public Library for a term of three years
  • 1 Housing Authority Member for a term of 5 years

43  valid Maynard voter signatures are required.

Nomination papers are available at the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 195 Main Street.

If you have any questions, please call 978-897-1300

Public Hearing: Community Development Block Grant – Feb 21st

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Maynard Board of Selectmen
Approval of Community Development Block Grant Application
and Community Development Strategy

The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on February 21, 2017 at 7:05 PM in the Michael J. Gianotis Room of Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA. The Town is applying to the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. Staff will request the Board of Selectmen review and approve the Town’s CDBG application.

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2017 Annual/Special Town Meeting Notice

Please be advised that the Maynard Board of Selectmen, acting at their January 03, 2017 Board of Selectmen’s meeting voted five to zero:  “To set the date and time of the Annual and Special Town Meetings as 7:00 PM. on Monday, May 15, 2017 respectively and to designate the Fowler School Auditorium on Tiger Drive as the location for the Annual and Special Town Meetings.”

Citizen’s petitions must be submitted with the question presented at the top of each side of the signature page.  They must be submitted to the Town Clerks Office and certified by the Town Clerk in order to be included on the warrant.

The deadline for submission of Citizens Petition Articles for the Annual Town Meeting is 12:00 noon Friday March 31, 2017 and for Special Town meeting Petition March 31, 2017 for Special Petition Articles (Per Charter, at least 45 days prior to the town meeting for annual town meeting and at least 45 days on special town meeting).

For more information please visit the Town Meeting page.

2017 Annual Town Census

All Maynard households will receive an annual town census form by mail in late December, 2016.

The census form will list all residents at your address; this includes children (children’s information is held as confidential). Please look it over and update if needed. Sign your census form and return it as soon as possible. The form must be returned even if there are no changes.

Three things you may not accomplish on your annual town census form:

  1. Register to vote
  2. Change your name
  3. Change your party affiliation

You must fill out the voter registration form in order to achieve any of these actions

Maintaining resident count is important. State and federal funding may be based on population count. If the town’s population count is low, certain funding may be lost.

At the bottom of the annual town census form you will find a 2017 dog license renewal/request form. Please complete this form if you are a dog owner and be sure to include the following:

  • Dog(s) license fee: $10 for for neutered/spade, $15 for intact
  • Please make checks payable to the Town of Maynard
  • Current rabies vaccination form

Remember to license your dog(s) by February 28, 2017 or a late fee of $25 dollars will be applied.

Census forms and dog license renewal/request form and maybe mailed, dropped off at the Town Clerk’s Office or at the Maynard Public Library in the silver bins labeled “Annual Town Census”.

If you have any questions regarding the 2017 annual town census, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-897-1300.