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Who can place an article on the warrant?
As per the Town Charter, the Board of Selectmen will place on the warrant all articles submitted by the Town Manager, the Board of Selectmen, any Town Board, and all articles supported by petition of at least 10 registered voters of the Town for an Annual Town Meeting article, and for a Special Town Meeting article, petitions supported by at least 100 registered voters of the Town. These articles are known as citizen petitioned articles.

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1. When does Town Meeting begin?
2. What is the quorum requirement for Town Meeting?
3. Can I vote absentee for Town Meeting articles?
4. What is a warrant? What is an article?
5. Who determines the order of articles on the warrant?
6. Who can place an article on the warrant?
7. How do I go about petitioning an article for the warrant?
8. What is the difference between an Annual and Special Town Meeting?
9. Can I get any help in creating a petitioned article for the warrant?
10. When does the warrant close?

Town of Provincetown
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Ph: (508) 487-7000
Fx: (508) 487-9560