WAKEFIELD — Longtime Selectman Betsy Sheeran made her intentions to become the next Town Clerk official yesterday, taking out nomination papers for the one-year term yesterday, the first day papers were available for the April 26 town election.

Sheeran, of Spruce Street, seeks to succeed Mary K. Galvin, the last person elected Town Clerk. She resigned the position effective last June 30 following a public battle over her not being able to perform the duties of the office.

Yesterday, Sheeran was joined by the following incumbents and newcomers seeking office:

Peter J. May, 12 Garden Ln., is seeking one of three positions up for election this year on the Board of Selectmen, as are Anthony J. Longo of 15 Fell St. and incumbent Phyllis J. Hull of Indian Hill Road.

The 2016 municipal election season began today, Jan. 4.

Following is a list of positions that will be on this year’s ballot.

BOARD OF SELECTMEN (3 three-year terms)

Incumbents: Tiziano Doto, Phyllis J. Hull, Ann McGonigle Santos.

Peter J. May, 12 Garden Ln., took out nomination papers Jan. 4. Anthony J. Longo of 15 Fell St. took out nomination papers Jan. 4. Incumbent Phyllis J. Hull took out papers for reelection Jan. 4.

(1 one-year term)

Present official: Rosemary Morgan (temporary).

Betsy Sheeran of 27 Spruce St. took out nomination papers Jan. 4.

TOWN TREASURER (1 three-year term)

Incumbent: John J. McCarthy Jr.

MODERATOR (1 one-year term)

Incumbent: William Harbison Carroll

(3 three-year terms)

Incumbents: Thomas F. Markham Jr., Evan Michael Kenney and Greg Liakos

LIBRARY TRUSTEES (3 three-year terms)

Incumbents: Donna West Conlon, John Havelick Jr. and Timothy F. Healy

PLANNING BOARD (1 five-year term)

Incumbent: Paul Semenza

BOARD OF HEALTH (1 three-year term)

Incumbent: Elaine M. Silva

BOARD OF ASSESSORS (1 three-year term)

Incumbent: Christopher J. Wilcock

GAS AND LIGHT COMMISSIONER (2 three-year terms)

Incumbents: Michael Giannattasio, Kevin T. Haggerty

CONSTABLE (2 three-year terms)

Incumbents: Gerard S. Alterio Jr., Richard O. Bayrd

CONSTABLE (1 one-year term)

Incumbent: Robert E. Foley