Town Meeting Begins Tonight. Here's What You Need To Know

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Welcome To Nantucket Current's 2024 Annual Town Meeting Primer

The island's legislative body - its registered voters - will gather on Tuesday, May 7, for Nantucket's annual exercise in democracy: the Annual Town Meeting. Here's what you need to know and some helpful links and opinions on what we'll be voting on this year.

Where: 10 Surfside Road, Nantucket High School auditorium, overflow in the gym

When: Tuesday, May 7th, 5 p.m. sharp, check-in begins at 4:00 p.m.

Need to know: No food or drink is allowed inside the auditorium, except water.

There are 112 warrant articles for debate, including

  • 22 zoning articles
  • 11 general bylaws
  • 19 real estate articles
  • 15 home rule petitions
  • 27 citizen petitions

Helpful links:

Nantucket Civic League's "Meet The Articles" Forum: 

Finance Committee's Information Session: 

Spending Proposals That Also Require Ballot Votes: 

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