Submitting Articles

Submission Requirements

Articles may be submitted for insertion in the Warrant for any Annual or Special Town Meeting under the signatures of 10 registered voters of the Town of Brookline.

Articles, to be properly submitted before the Warrant for said meeting closes, must be filed in the office of the Board of Selectmen prior to noon on the 75th day preceding the scheduled date of the opening session of that Town Meeting.

Notice of Warrant

At least 14 days prior to the opening of the Warrant for any Annual or Special Town Meeting, the Board of Selectmen will post notices of their intention to do so in at least 10 public places and will publish a notice of the opening and closing dates of the Warrant in the local newspaper.

Submission Tip

It is recommended that articles be submitted in advance to Town Counsel or the Town Moderator, or both, to review issues of legality and form.