Nomination papers available for Hatfield election in May

Sunday, March 30, 2014
HATFIELD — Nomination papers are available for 15 elected positions in town, including moderator, two seats on the School Committee and one on the Select Board.

Nomination papers must be delivered to the town clerk’s office by April 1 with the signatures of at least 20 registered town voters.

The election will be held May 20, one week after the May 13 Town Meeting.

The positions on the ballot this year are assessor, Board of Health member, cemetery commissioner, elector under the will of Oliver Smith, library trustee, moderator, Planning Board member, Redevelopment Authority members (two vacant seats), School Committee members (two seats), Select Board, town clerk, town collector and town treasurer.

The last day to register to vote in the election is April 23.

In addition, Town Clerk Lydia Szych is urging residents to mail in census forms, which were due Jan. 14. Szych said anyone who may not have received a census form should contact her immediately at 247-0492, ext. 112.