Precinct Meetings

Precinct 1      Thursday Nov 1st                      7:00pm at the Town Hall Civil Defense Room

Precinct 2       Thursday Nov 1st                      7:00pm at the Town Hall Civil Defense Room

Precinct 3       Wednesday Nov. 7th                 7:00pm at the Gus Canty Center

Precinct 4       Wednesday Nov. 7th                  7:00 pm at the Waquoit Congregational Church

Precinct 5       Thursday, Nov. 8th                    7:00pm at the West Falmouth Library

Precinct 6       Thursday, Nov. 8th                    7:00pm at the West Falmouth Library

Precinct 7       Wednesday Nov. 7th                7:00 pm at the Waquoit Congregational Church

Precinct 8       Thursday Nov 1st                      7:00pm at the Navigator (Portuguese/American Club) 

Precinct 9       Thursday Nov 1st                      7:00pm at the Navigator (Portuguese/American Club)

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Precinct Captains, Deputies and Clerks will schedule precinct meetings approximately one to two weeks prior to Town Meeting. Meetings will be post on this page.

 Goals of the precinct meetings

  • Increase and improve communication with all Town Meeting members by informing them about issues relating to upcoming Town Meetings

  • Prepare Town Meeting members to actively contribute to Town Meeting

  • Encourage Town Meeting members to reach out for broader community contributions

  • Involve more town residents in Town Meeting process

 Guidelines for precinct meetings

  • Captain should set clear guidelines on how the meeting will be run.

  • Should always be non-partisan and not advocate for or against any issue.

  • Precinct Captain may moderate or ask another Town Meeting member to assist as moderator; both should be familiar with the warrant.

  • Supporters of an article should know that they have a limited amount of time for their presentation and questions (suggestion is 10 minutes total, depending on length of warrant).

  • Utilize representatives of Town boards and committees to answer questions.

  • Captains should be flexible with the order in which article are discussed, representatives of the Town and Supporters of an article may have more than one meeting to attend

  • It is the responsibility of supporters of an article of who wish to make a presentation, to let the Captain know prior to the meeting.

  • A certain amount of discussion is healthy, but encourages attendees to save actual debate of articles for Town Meeting.