Town Meeting

Annual Spring Town Meeting begins on the last Monday in April.
Annual Fall Town Meeting begins on the third Monday in October.

Upcoming Town Meeting Information

Town Meeting

Fall 2019 Annual Town Meeting

Next Scheduled Town Meeting:
Senior Center, 75 Groton Road
Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
continued as needed... 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019

Work Session with Town Manager, Paul E. Cohen:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM
Chelmsford Community Center, North Chelmsford


2019 Fall Town Meeting Warrant
2019 Fall Town Meeting Finance Committee Warrant Book

The deadline for 2020 Fall Town Meeting Citizen Petition Warrant Articles is Monday, January 6, 2020. Please download this form and return it to the Town Manager's Office by 4:00 PM on 1/6/2020.
2020 Spring Annual Town Meeting begins on Monday, April 27, 2020.
Check back for more information as Town Meeting approaches.

The legislative body of the Town of Chelmsford is a Representative Town Meeting, consisting of 162 elected Town Meeting Representatives, 18 from each of 9 precincts.

Kurlandfall2016     Moderator: Jon H. Kurland

     Town Clerk: Patricia E. Dzuris

     Town Counsel: Blatman,Bobrowski & Haverty LLC
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Town Meeting Members

     List of Representatives by Precinct
     Alphabetical List of Representatives




The Representative Annual Town Meetings are held on the last Monday in April and on the third Monday in October in each year. Adjourned sessions of any Town Meeting shall be scheduled for only a Monday or Thursday, unless an alternate date is approved by a two-thirds vote of the Town Meeting representatives present and voting. The April Town Meeting is expected to be primarily concerned with the determination of matters involving the expenditure and commitment of Town funds, including but not limited to the adoption of an annual operating budget for all Town agencies.

Town ManagerCitizen Petition Warrant Articles can be filed by completing the Citizen Petition Form. A minimum of 10 signatures of registered voters is required. All warrant articles shall be in the hands of the Board of Selectmen no later than the first Monday in January for the Town Meeting to be held in April and the first Monday in August for the Town Meeting to be held in October. The Board of Selectmen may waive this requirement if deemed in the best interest of the Town or as required by statute. The warrant article shall be included in the Finance Committee report which shall be made available to Town Meeting members and the public not less than one week before either Town Meeting. The warrant articles for any Special 
Town Meeting shall be made available to the Town Meeting Representatives not less than 14 days before the Special Town Meeting.

Town Meeting Archive

Past Town Meeting information can be found in our document center


Town Meeting Informational Video by Eagle Scout Jeffrey Taylor