Town of Wakefield, MA
Middlesex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is an alphabetical list of votes taken at Town Meeting relating to various officers, boards, committees and commissions. Consult municipal records for a more detailed description of the action.
Adoption Date/ Art. No.
Capital Outlay Committee
5-3-1993 ATM/39
Committee of 7 to determine present and future capital needs of the town
Clerk, Town
3-22-1971 ATM/55
Increase term of office from 1 year to 3 years
Collector of Taxes
10-29-1945 STM/2
3-year term
Conservation Commission
2-11-1991 STM/3
Increase membership from 5 to 7, with 2 to be associate members
Handicapped Commission
5-14-1990 STM/2
Increase membership from 5 to 7
Health, Board of; Town Sanitarian
5-19-1980 STM/11
Designated as enforcing officers of MGL C. 270, § 16 (dumping and littering)
Municipal Light Board
3-22-1979 ATM/20
Increase membership from 3 to 5
Police Force, Reserve
11-28-1977 STM/7
Increase membership from 6 to 8
Recreation Committee
3-17-1958 STM/45
Elect 7 members by ballot as provided for in MGL C. 45, § 14
3-16-1967 ATM/49
Reduce membership from 7 to 5
School Committee
4-4-1956 STM/41
Increase membership from 6 to 7
3-18-1974 ATM/25
Reduce membership from 9 to 7
5-6-1993 ATM/15
Reduce membership from 7 to 5
Selectmen, Board of
11-6-2017 RTM/5
Change name to “Town Council”
10-16-1972 STM/10
Authorized to issue notes of the town
Welfare, Board of
9-5-1933 STM/3
Increase membership from 3 to 5