Help Make Marion Even Greater – Run for Office! No question, Marion is a charming town. How did it get that way and how is it staying that way? Because caring, dedicated residents have stepped up to serve on boards, committees, and commissions.
Marion elections are coming up on Friday, May 17 and there are numerous positions that need to be filled. Interested citizens should consider running for one of them:
One seat on the Select Board for three years;
One year term as Moderator;
One three-year term on the Board of Assessors;
One three-year term on the Board of Health;
Two three-year terms on the Planning Board;
One three-year term as Tree Warden;
One three-year term on the Marion School Committee;
One three-year term on the ORR School Committee;
Two three-year terms on the Marion Open Space/Acquisitions Committee.
Election papers are now available at the Town Clerk’s office, and they must be returned by March 25 at 5:00 pm. Candidates’ Night will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 2 in the Music Hall. Many volunteer groups and committees also exist, so there are numerous possibilities to give back and to become an active member of your community.
Looking ahead to the election season:
Nomination Papers available now – Town Clerk’s Office
March 25 – Nomination Papers due back – Town Clerk’s office, 5:00 pm
May 2 – Candidates’ Night – Music Hall, 7:00 pm
May 13 – Annual Town Meeting – Sippican School 6:45pm
May 17 – Town Elections – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Benjamin Cushing Center (COA)
For more information, contact the Clerk’s Office at 508-748-3502.