ABSENTEE BALLOTS for the Tuesday, March 3rd Presidential Primary

ABSENTEE BALLOTS for the Tuesday, March 3 rd Presidential Primary are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office.

Election Laws require that Absentee Ballots be available to registered voters who meet one of the following three criteria:
1. Absentee from the town during hours the polls are open
2. Physical disability which would prevent voting at the polling place
3. Religious beliefs that would prevent participation on the day of the election.

An application for an absentee ballot must be completed and received by the Town Clerk’s office no later than NOON on the day before the election (Monday, March 2nd). Applications can be downloaded at http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleabsentee/absidx.htm. If you cannot download
the application, you can call the Town Clerk’s office to request an application to be mailed to you, or you can send a hand written note, with your signature to our office at 120 Main Street, North Andover, MA 01845.

Absentee ballots must be delivered through the US Mail to each requester, or they may be voted at the Town Clerk’s office during normal office hours. The Clerk’s office is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Tuesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and Friday 8:00 AM – Noon. Please allow ample time for mailing the application and ballots, in order for them to be returned by you no later than the close of polls on March 3rd – 8:00 PM.  Should you have any questions regarding absentee voting or voter registration, please feel free to call the Town Clerk’s office at 978-688-9501.

New Service by the North Andover Town Clerk’s Office

All staff members of the Town Clerk’s office are now Commissioners to Qualify Public Officers.

If you have been appointed as a Justice of the Peace or Notary Public by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and need to take your oath of office, you may come into the Town Clerk’s Office rather than having to go into Boston. Hours for taking the oath will be 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, Tuesday until 5 PM and 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Friday. Please call 978-688-9501 one hour before you are coming to ensure that 2 Commissioners are present.   You are required to bring the paperwork sent to you by the State. This is a free service.

 

North Andover’s Annual Census have been mailed!

North Andover’s Annual Census have been mailed!

Please watch for this document so you can verify / change any information that may need updating. Within 10 days, please sign and return the form to the Town Clerk’s office, via regular mail, dropping it off at the Town Clerk’s office, or new this year, you can scan and email to treid@northandoverma.gov.

This form is required by MGL, keeps your name active on the voter’s list, and allows the Town to use the town’s population number when applying for State and Federal Grants, and school enrollment projections.

Should you have any questions regarding this form, please call the Town Clerk’s office at 978-688-9501.


Reminder – January 22, 2020, Downtown Revitalization Public Meeting

Reminder –  January  22, 2020, Downtown Revitalization Public Meeting

The recently adopted Master Plan proposed several strategies and goals related to improving the downtown infrastructure, aesthetics, connectivity, wayfinding, parking and visitation rates.  To address these strategies/goals, the Town has begun efforts to develop a Downtown Improvement Master Plan.  This plan aims to address improvements to vehicular and pedestrian circulation and safety as well as connectivity and aesthetics of the downtown. 

On January 22, 2020 a Public Meeting will be held to discuss revitalizing the downtown.  It is important that residents take part in the planning process because a Downtown Improvement Master Plan reflects the community’s vision for the future.  That vision starts and ends with resident input. 

I hope you will join us to participate in the first Public Meeting to discuss your thoughts and visions for an improved downtown area.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:30pm in the High School Cafeteria located at 430 Osgood Street

Click here for additional information including Public Meeting notices, Public Input Form and the Downtown Master Plan – Existing Corridor Inventory and Analysis Report 

Thank you, and hope to see you there!  

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Town Manager Office Hours: February 4th, 2020, 5:00PM-6:00PM

Town Manager Melissa Murphy-Rodrigues, Esq. will be holding open office hours for residents to come and talk about issues of interest and concern. Please stop by on February 4th, 2020 at any time from 5:00PM-6:00PM to say hello, ask questions or discuss town matters. You will also have the opportunity to meet Trudy Reid, the new Town Clerk!


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