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Town Meeting Precinct H {_getChooseLabel(this.selections.length)}

Voting Location: Tolles Parsons Center, 500 Washington St.Town Meeting is Wellesley’s Legislative arm of government. It consists of 240 Town Meeting Members elected by precinct. The members are elected for staggered, 3-year terms so that 10 members are elected from each precinct each year in the March annual town election. Depending on vacancies some precincts will have more members to be elected to fill the unexpired seats.Town Meeting is responsible for passing a balanced annual town budget, and enacts all town by-laws. Annual Town Meeting is held in March/April to enact the following year's budget, plus whatever other matters are placed on the Town Meeting Warrant. The Annual Town Meeting begins the last Monday of March and continues on Monday and Tuesday nights until the business is completed. Special Town Meeting may be held as needed for issues that cannot be delayed until the Annual Town Meeting.

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  • Frances E Antonelli

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    Colette Emma Aufranc

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    Julia Hicks De Peyster

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    Christina W Dougherty

  • Bruce L Franco

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    David J Himmelberger

  • Dianne M Impallaria

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    Ayla A Lari

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    Jennifer L Madden

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    Joanne Mcintosh

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    Barbara H Mcmahon

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    Richard M Page, Jr

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    Ilissa K Povich

  • Lesley A Prowda

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    Heather B Sawitsky

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    Christopher Spagnuolo

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    Kathleen Elizabeth Woodward

Biographical Information

What are the most important goals for Wellesley to achieve over the next five years?

Relevant Experience Biotech and Laboratory supply
1) Safety reconstruction at high accident locations. 2) Full occupancy at currently vacant commercial space. 3) Increase positive community Festivals!
Candidate for Re-Election
Relevant Experience I am a current Select Board and Town Meeting Member, former Audit Committee Chair and an accountant
Successfully budget through the pandemic, rebuild reserves, build new schools, Town Hall interior, make progress on climate, diversity housing goals.
Relevant Experience PTO Pres 3x; WEF board; former public health recruiter; sr citizen volunteer Boston mayor’s office.
1) maintain town buildings 2) solve traffic issues 3) support local business 4) benchmark projects/salaries to remain competitive with peer towns
Relevant Experience Lived in Wellesley 21 years. Involved in numerous philanthropic organizations in town and WPS PTO.
Post pandemic economic growth & recovery. Attract new business. Balanced focus on all members of town. Environmental Sustainability. Livability goals.
Candidate has not yet responded.
Relevant Experience Advisory Committee, Select Board, Town Meeting Member, local Attorney
Supporting continued excellence of Wellesley Public Schools while balancing fiscal constraints; maintaining viability of downtown business district.
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Relevant Experience I am a technology attorney interested in policy, resident since 2006, and parent of 2 WPS students.
Housing production and related infrastructure, a forward thinking school system, investing in downtown, diversity training in town depts.
Relevant Experience Town Meeting Member, School PTO leadership, Historical Society volunteer, award winning Realtor
It is important for Wellesley to continue working on solutions that are in the best interest of the town including housing, schools and DEI.
Relevant Experience Mother of 2 WPS students, MBA with 27 years investment experience, Treasurer of Unite Wellesley.
To develop a fiscally optimal path to achieving goals (conservation/sustainability, affordable housing), while promoting civil discourse and tolerance
Relevant Experience TM Member 25+ yrs; Community Preservation Committee Chair, past Advisory Committee; past WFLF Board
Balancing change while maintaining Wellesley character as we diversify housing stock, revitalize commercial areas and face the connected traffic issue
Relevant Experience TMM: 2003-2011; Advisory: 2009-2012; Town Govt Study Comm: 2014-2016; former Committee 21 member
Help residents, businesses recover from pandemic; become a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community; increase affordable housing and open space
Relevant Experience TMM: 2003-present; School Committee: 2009-2012; Town Human Resources Board: 2012-2015
continual improvement to outstanding school system and excellent town services; support sustainability initiatives, diversity and inclusion efforts
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Relevant Experience Member, School Bldg Comm 2020; TMM since 2001; Former Town Moderator; Former Chair, Advisory Comm
Rebuild the elementary schools; maintain school excellence; revise financial plan due to COVID; expand Green initiatives; promote retail growth
Relevant Experience Business Owner
Fiscal responsibility, grow its business district, provide top notch education and fitness for its students, keep the town a welcoming environment
Candidate for Re-Election
Relevant Experience Planning Bd Memb 3.5 yrs; Advisory Cmte; TMM 21 yrs; Tolles Parsons Review Cmte; Envir. Atty; LWVW
Maintain great schools and services with creativity & efficiency; integrate sustainability into Bylaws & operations; implement Housing Production Plan