ADAMS, Mass. — Town Clerk Haley A. Meczywor has posted the election calendar for the town's 2013 election and the seats available.
Jan. 28 — Nomination Papers available at town clerk's office.
March 11, 5 p.m. — Deadline for incumbent town meeting members to notify town clerk
that they are candidates for re-election (56 days).
March 18, 5 p.m. — Deadline for all candidates other than incumbent town meeting members to submit nomination papers (49 days).
April 3, 5 p.m. — Deadline to withdraw or object to nomination papers (33 days).
April 16, 8 p.m. — Deadline to register to vote in town election (20 days).
April 26, 4 p.m. — Deadline for filing initial Campaign Finance Report. Report period ends 10 days before deadline (Your last election date – 4/22/13) (8 days).
May 6 — Town election, at the town garage, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
June 5, 4 p.m. — Deadline for filing final Campaign Finance Report. Report period ends 10 days before deadline (4/22/13– 5/22/13) (30 days).
Offices up for election this year:
A moderator for a term of one year; two selectmen for terms of three years; a treasurer for a term of three years; an assessor for a term of three years; a Board of Health member for a term of three years; two library trustees for terms of three years; a Planning Board member for a term of five years; a cemetery commissioner for a term of three years; a Housing Authority member for a term of five years; a Redevelopment Authority member for a term of five years; a Redevelopment Authority member for a term of one year; Northern Berkshire Regional Vocational School Committee member for three years; two Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee members to represent Adams for terms of three years, and one Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee member to represent Cheshire for a term of three years.
Ten town meeting member seats will be elected for three years and one seat for two years in Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4; and 10 seats for three years and one for one year in Precinct 5.
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