Town Moderator

The Moderator is the presiding officer of the Annual Town Meeting, Special Town Meetings and other meetings that he is requested to officiate at to ensure that order is maintained. The moderator regulates its proceedings, decides all questions of order, declares the outcome of all votes, and has other powers and duties as provided for by the Massachusetts General Laws and Town by-laws. More details on the job of Town Moderator can be found at left. The Moderator is an elected position with a three year term.