Nomination papers are now available in the Belmont Town Clerk's office for elected town-wide offices and for Town Meeting representative.
This year, Belmont voters will elect a member of the Board of Selectmen, two on the School Committee and Board of Library Trustees and one each for the Board of Health and Belmont Housing Authority and a slew of Town Meeting reps.
New candidates for Town Meeting must gather 25 signatures from registered voters in their precinct in support of their nomination and submit the signed papers to the Town Clerk's office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Town election will be held on Monday, April 1, 2013.
All candidates for town-wide office must gather 50 signatures from registered voters in Belmont. For more information, please visit the Town Clerk's website.
Want some tips on running for town office? Here is a short "hint" pamphlet from the Town Clerk's office.
In addition, all candidates for town-wide elected office, as well as all those currently serving, must file campaign finance forms with the Town Clerk's office. Go to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance website to know what you're getting into.