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Voting Location: Wellesley Free Library, 530 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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    Susan Bailey

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    Diane Campbell

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    Mary Ann Cluggish

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    Janet Z Giele

  • Je'Lesia Jones

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    Vita M Melignano

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    Parker John Morse

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    Renee B O'Sullivan

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    Richard Michael Salasovich

  • Frederick W. Schaller

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    Peter Solomon

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    Michael R Tobin

  • Kathleen F Trumbull

Biographical Information

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

Relevant Experience 25 yrs ED Wellesley Centers for Women, Public Heath Post Doc, 30 yrs work on equality and K-12 ed
A healthy, diverse, community with affordable housing. Financial stability, excellent, equitable public education, and protection for the environment
Relevant Experience •TMM since 2011 •School Committee 2011-2014 •Fuller Brook Park Committee •COA Board 2014 – 2019
• address Town infrastructure needs (housing, schools) • plan collaboratively to meet identified needs (e.g. challenges of retail /merchants)
Relevant Experience TMM 30+ yrs. Library Trustee 12 yrs Advisory Comm. PBC. NRC. Rec. Comm Mass.Brd Library Commissioner
Progress in Sustainability & Housing initiatives, Sidewalk improvement Maintain/Enhance Neighborhoods & Open Space Improve Public Health functionality
Relevant Experience Current TMM; Denton Rd Cons. Dist. Comm; Wellesley Neighbors, Past Pres.; Book on family policy.
Housing affordability; Conservation of energy and natural environment; Revitalization of commercial sector.
Relevant Experience Longtime resident and Town Meeting Member. Election Warden in Precinct G. Member, St.Paul Church.
Affordable houseing (including ADUs) for elders who may downsize and want to remain in Wellesley, for Town employees and for other young professionals
Relevant Experience Prior Town Meeting Member.
Find common ground to anticipate and lead into the future. Affordable and senior housing plans. Keep Wellesley downtown vibrant.
An equitable, accessible, and welcoming community aligned with our values.
Relevant Experience Lived in Wellesley for over 57 years. Contributed fiscally as a parent, business owner & neighbor.
Fiscally responsible ways to keep Wellesley rich in culture & experience for it's residents & maintain the quality of life people invested to have.
Relevant Experience 20 year career USAF veteran, served high-performance teams in acquisition/policy/leadership roles
Construct new school facilities; advocate for diversity, equity, & inclusion; reduce greenhouse emissions & promote sustainable practices
Relevant Experience I manage residential & commercial buildings. Have experience with building maintenance, renvovations
I want Wellesley to be a place where one can afford to be a long term resident, and conduct town affairs without another 2 1/2 override.
Relevant Experience TMM - 15 yrs, 2 WPS K-12 grads, environmental, educational, financial & entrepreneurial experience
Social and physical growth of the town, covering: education, sustainability, infrastructure and diversity/equity/inclusion across all elements.
Relevant Experience TMM 6 yrs. Conservation Land Trust 6 yrs. Save the North 40 leader. Resident 22 yrs. Collaborator.
Protection of open and natural spaces. Fiscal responsibility. Housing for seniors. Diversity and inclusion. Thriving downtown and small businesses.
Relevant Experience Working collaboratively to develop products benefiting the greatest number of people.
Balanced budget despite reduced income receipts, building educational facilities to further educational excellence, and equitable housing.