Who are the people on stage at Town Meeting?
The Moderator - The Moderator presides over and conducts all sessions of the Town Meeting, establishes procedures, and declares all votes.
-Town Clerk - The Town Clerk shall serve as Clerk of the Town Meeting, keeps a detailed journal of all Town Meeting procedures and records all votes.
-Town Council - The Town Council provides legal advise to Town Meeting.
-Board of Selectmen - The Board of Selectmen prepares the warrant for Town Meeting, makes recommendations and is available to advise Town Meeting on articles of the warrant.
-Town Administrator - The Town Administrator is the Chief Operating Officer who prepares and submits the budget to the Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee. He provides advice to Town Meeting relating to the budget and to other articles on the warrant.
-Assistant Town Administrator - The Assistant Town Administrator provides advice to Town Meeting and may be called upon to give presentations related to articles on the warrant.
-Administrative Assistant to the Finance Committee - The Administrative Assistant maintains a running total of all appropriations and funding sources of articles that have been voted upon.
-Finance Committee Chairman - The Chairman makes the motion to Town Meeting on all articles where money is being appropriated and is available to provide advice to Town Meeting. The motion is based on the recommendation of the Finance Committee.
-Planning Board Chairman - The Chairman makes the motion to Town Meeting on all articles related to the Zoning By-laws and is available to provide advice to Town Meeting. The motion is based on the recommendation of the Planning Board.

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1. What is the difference between an Annual Town Meeting and a Special Town Meeting?
2. How do I become a Town Meeting Member?
3. How do I place an article on the Town Meeting Warrant?
4. What is the quorum for a Town Meeting?
5. Is attendance taken?
6. Do I need to know "parliamentary" procedure to attend a Town Meeting?
7. Who may speak at Town Meeting?
8. Who may vote at Town Meeting?
9. How is a vote taken?
10. What is a Blanket Vote?
11. How do I make a motion or amendment?
12. How is the budget considered?
13. Can an article be reconsidered?
14. Who are the people on stage at Town Meeting?