WAKEFIELD — The annual town election is April 28.
Following are some key dates for those thinking about running for office:
• FRIDAY, JAN. 2
Nomination papers are available during regular Town Clerk office hours.
• FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Last day to obtain nomination papers . Town Clerk’s Office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day.
• TUESDAY, MARCH 10
Last day to submit nomination papers to Registrars of Voters for certification. Fifty valid registered voters’ signatures and addresses of Wakefield residents required.
• TUESDAY, MARCH 24
Last day to file nomination papers with Town Clerk. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Last day to object to or withdraw nomination papers. Town Clerk’s Office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• TUESDAY, APRIL 28
Annual Town Election
Voter registration deadline: Wednesday, April 8, Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. This is the final day to register to be eligible to vote in the Annual Town Election and the May 4 Annual Town Meeting.
SEATS UP FOR ELECTION
Board of Selectmen: Two three year terms
Tax Collector: One three year term
Moderator: One one year term
School Committee: Two three year terms
Library Trustees: Three three year terms
Planning Board: One three year term
Planning Board: One five year term
Board of Health: One three year term
Board of Assessors: One three year term
Gas and Light Commissioner: Two three year terms
Wakefield Housing Authority: One five year term