Town Meetings

Saturday, May 1, 2021 @ 10am Special and Annual Town Meetings 

Location: Outside at St. Peter the Apostle Church parking lot located at 11 Prince Street.   The rain date is Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 10am (per Charter §2-1 & 2-4-a > April 5, 2021 meeting date waived).

The Select Board votes to open the warrant for Town Meeting on Monday February 22, 2021 and close it on Thursday, April 1st at 4pm (per Charter §2-3-e)

The last day to submit a petitioned article to the Town Warrant is Thursday, April 1st prior to the close of the warrant by the Select Board.  Petition papers can be obtained from the Office of the Town Clerk.  They must have 10 signatures from registered voters of Provincetown (per Charter §2-3-b)

Assistant Town Manager David Gardner in conjunction with the Office of the Town Clerk will hold consult sessions for people who require assistance preparing their petitioned article.  The dates will be March 17th and March 24th from 3-5pm.  Please phone the Office of the Town Clerk at 508-487-7013 to reserve your 30 minute spot (held via conference call).  Spots are limited.

Open Town Meeting

The Town of Provincetown’s legislative body is a town meeting open to all registered voters of the Town. The annual town meeting is held on the first Monday in April of every year. Sessions begin at 6:00 p.m. Special town meetings may be called at other times by the Board of Selectmen or upon petition of 200 voters. Warrants close thirty days prior to the date of the town meeting. Petitions for warrant articles may be obtained from the Town Clerk. Petitions for Annual Town Meeting warrant articles require signatures of 10 registered voters of the Town of Provincetown; for Special Town Meeting articles, 100 voters. Read about Town Meeting in the Charter (PDF).

See also A Citizen’s Guide to Town Meeting (PDF).


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Prior Annual Town Meeting Decisions

Prior Special Town Meeting Decisions

Town Meeting By-Law Revisions Public Notices - Attorney General Approved