How is the budget considered?
The budget in the form of an article is included in the Warrant. The Board of Selectmen and the Finance Committee prior to Town Meeting have voted and made recommendations on the budget. The moderator will read each budget line item. If a voter wants to debate an item, he or she calls out "Hold" to the Moderator. The Moderator will recognize the Town Meeting Member for debate on the line item. An amendment may be made and voted upon. The final vote on the budget of Town Meeting will be on the recommendation of the Finance Committee as amended. For more information please call 508-495-7360.

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1. What is the difference between an Annual Town Meeting and a Special Town Meeting?
2. How do I become a Town Meeting Member?
3. How do I place an article on the Town Meeting Warrant?
4. What is the quorum for a Town Meeting?
5. Is attendance taken?
6. Do I need to know "parliamentary" procedure to attend a Town Meeting?
7. Who may speak at Town Meeting?
8. Who may vote at Town Meeting?
9. How is a vote taken?
10. What is a Blanket Vote?
11. How do I make a motion or amendment?
12. How is the budget considered?
13. Can an article be reconsidered?
14. Who are the people on stage at Town Meeting?