Voter Information Committee

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Upcoming VIC programs:

Know Your Town 2020- Know Your Town is a civic learning series offered in collaboration with the Brooks Free Library. It is deisgned to provide residents with an overview of the role each department plays in town government. Department heads will present information their department's mission, budget, funding, and the challenges they face. Also discussed are way that citizens can get involved! This series will be presented at Brooks Free Library on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m and will run from January through March.  Presentations will be recorded and can be viewed here. 


Previous Programs: 

2019 Voter Information Recorded Programs: Follow this link to watch the recorded programs on YouTube

Municipal Finance 101: Town Finance Director Carol Coppola explains the ins and outs of Municipal Finance. Click here for a copy of her presentation.


 

Related Resources:

Citizens Guide to Town Meeting: This guide is provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth


Contact us at HarwichVoterInfo at gmail.com

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What Does the Committee Do?  The Voter Information Committee members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen to inform and prepare the voters of our community on important issues to be addressed at the Annual and Special Town Meetings and the local annual election, and to encourage voter registration and participation.“
 
How Do We Do It?  Each year the VIC sets goals which often include Channel 18 televised panel discussions on the Town Warrant, Monomoy Regional School District, Meet the Candidates forum, updates on the Town’s financial status, and other issues affecting residents.
 
How to Apply - Harwich voters may apply by submitting the Citizens Activity Record Form (see link above) to the Board of Selectmen whose subcommittee will interview applicants and make its recommendation to the full Board for approval.  

 

Contact Chris Joyce, Chair for additional information.
 

Board Members

Name Title
Chris Joyce Chair (2022)
Emily Milan Clerk (2021)
Margaret Rose Member (2021)
Pamela Groswald Member (2022)
Michael D. MacAskill Selectmen's Liaison