Natick’s Annual Town Election will take place on Tuesday, March 30th. Here is Natick Report’s guide on all you need to know about casting your vote.
Ways to cast your vote in Natick
Vote by mail: Completed mail-in ballots may be brought to the drop box outside of Natick Town Hall, 13 E. Central St. Completed mail-in ballots must be placed in the Natick Town Hall drop box no later than 8pm on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021.
Note: applications to vote by mail are no longer being accepted (the last day to get an application to the Town Clerk was Mar. 24).
Vote in person at the polls, 7am – 8pm:
Precinct 1: Natick High School, 15 West St.
Precinct 2: Natick High School, 15 West St.
Precinct 3: Natick High School, 15 West St.
Precinct 4: Wilson Middle School, 22 Rutledge Rd.
Precinct 5: Wilson Middle School, 22 Rutledge Rd.
Precinct 6: Lilja School, 41 Bacon St.
Precinct 7: Community Senior Center, 117 East Central St.
Precinct 8: Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central St.
Precinct 9: Community Senior Center, 117 East Central St.
Precinct 10: Community Senior Center, 117 East Central St.
Don’t know which precinct you’re in? Here’s how to find out where to vote in Natick, Massachusetts.
Natick Town Election candidates:
Contested races (names are listed in the order on which they appear on the ballot):
- Select Board: (2 candidates running for 1 seat for a 3-year term—Guimel DeCarvalho; Paul Joseph)
- School Committee: (3 candidates running for 2 seats for a 3-year term—Matt Brand; Shai Fuxman; Catherine Brunell)
Planning Board: (one opening for a 5-year term—Andrew Meyer)
Recreation and Parks Commission: (one opening for a 3-year term—Kelly McPherson)
Morse Institute Library Trustees: (one opening for a 2-year term—Carol Gloff)
Board of Assessors: (one opening for a 3-year term—Molly Reed)
Board of Health: (one opening for a 3-year term—Peter Delli Colli)
Natick Housing Authority: (one opening for a 5-year term—David Parish)
Constable: (one opening for a 1-year term—no candidate is on the ballot)
Links to Natick Report’s candidate interviews for contested races:
Town Meeting, contested precincts
Precinct 10—8 candidates for 7 seats
Ballot question summary
Question No. 1: Shall the Town approve the Charter Amendment proposed by the vote of the Natick 2020 Fall Annual Town Meeting under Article 24, summarized below? YES or NO
The proposed amendment would make three changes:
1) It would provide the authorization for Representative Town Meeting to require certain information on assets and liabilities be provided as part of the budget message, by adding after the words “ore the Board of the Selectmen may require” the following: “The representative Town Meeting may, by By-Law, require certain information on assets and liabilities of the Town to be provided as part of the budget message.”
2) Adding a new section 5-7, entitled: “Section 5-7, Budgets for the Current Fiscal Year.” The new section 5-7 would read: “The representative Town Meeting may, by By-Law, require an updated budget message and certain information to be provided in connection with annual operating and/or capital expenditures budgets for a current fiscal year at Spring Annual Town, Fall Annual Town Meeting and for any special town meeting which deals with fiscal or budgetary matters.”
3) Renumbering the current “Section 5-7, Capital Improvement Program” to be “Section 5-8, Capital Improvement Program.”