Town Meeting & Election

Weston’s Town Government is conducted in an Open Town Meeting, Board of Selectmen, and Town Manager form. Town Meeting is the legislative body where all spending and changes to the Town’s General and Zoning by-laws must be approved. Town Meeting is conducted by the elected Moderator. Any citizen of Weston who is a registered voter may participate in Town Meeting.

Annual Town Meeting and Special Town Meeting

The required Annual Town Meeting is normally held on the first or second Monday in May and is called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Weston High School auditorium, 444 Wellesley Street. Additional sessions, if needed, are typically held the following Wednesday and then Monday the following week. 

A Town Meeting scheduled during another time of the year is called a Special Town Meeting. The Select Board may call a Special Town Meeting at any time during the year, as necessary. Weston annually holds a fall Special Town Meeting the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Town Election

Weston's Annual Town Election is held on the first or second Saturday just before Annual Town Meeting in May. All precincts report to the Town Hall Auditorium from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to vote for candidates running for Weston's elected offices and any ballot questions added by the Select Board. The ballot question is usually a debt override question (Proposition 2-1/2).

League of Women Voters

Leading up to Town Meeting, watch for Coffee Hour events hosted by Weston's League of Women Voters where proponents of warrant articles are invited to speak. Also, prior to the Annual Town Election, the League will host a Candidates' Night so voters can ask questions and learn more about the candidates running for Weston's elected offices.

Upcoming Town Meeting & Town Election Dates

Financial Summit - October 25, 2021, 8 a.m. at Town Hall

Special Town Meeting - November 30, 2021, 7 p.m. at Weston High School Auditorium

Annual Caucus - March 7, 2022, 7 p.m., Weston Library Community Room

Annual Election - May 7, 2022, 8 to 6 p.m., all precincts report to Town Hall Auditorium

Annual Town Meeting - May 9, 2022, 7 p.m., Weston High School Auditorium