May 29, 2024

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LWV Explores Ballot Questions


In the first of two specials seeking to inform voters ahead of the April 11th Annual Town Election, the League of Women Voters of Needham examine the ballot questions which will be decided that day. Select Board Chair Marianne Cooley and Police Chief John Schlittler face questions from the League and the public on these two complex issues. The event was held on Monday, March 20th, and is available for viewing in the window below:

Ballot Questions:

Question 1:
Shall the acceptance by the Town of Needham of Chapter 39 of the Acts of 1924, entitled “An Act Placing the Chief of Police and Members of the Police Department of the Town of Needham Under Civil Service,” be revoked?
YES or NO

Question 2:
Shall an act passed by the General Court in the year 2022, entitled “An Act Authorizing the Town of Needham to Grant Additional Licenses for the Sale of All Alcoholic Beverages not to be Drunk on the Premises” be accepted?
YES or NO