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Hull Town Hall
253 Atlantic Ave., Hull, MA 02045

Town Hall Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday - Closed

Tel: 781-925-2000
Fax: 781-925-0224
 
Hull Town Clerk
Three Year Term - Expires 2019
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Town Clerk
Address:
253 Atlantic Avenue
Hull, MA 02045
Phone:
781-925-2262
Fax:
781-925-0224
Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 
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TOWN CLERK
TERM
Lori West
Expires 2019
2019 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
&
ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION INFORMATION

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING – MONDAY, MAY 6, 2019

Town Meeting will be held at the Hull High School, 180 Main Street, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The Annual Town Election will be held on May 20, 2019

Nomination papers will be available in the office of the Town Clerk on Monday,
February 11, 2019 for Hull registered voters who wish to run for Town Elected Positions.

The following elected offices will appear on the Ballot:

SELECTMEN (2 Seats) 3 Years

ASSESSORS (1 Seat) 3 Years

MUNICIPAL LIGHT BOARD (2 Seats) 3 Years  

 PLANNING BOARD (1 Seat) 5 years

REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (1 Seat) 5 Years

SCHOOL COMMITTEE (2 Seats) 3 Years

TOWN CLERK (1 Seat) 3 Years

MODERATOR (1 Seat) 3 Years

TRUSTEE OF PUBLIC LIBRARY (2 Seats) 3 years

TRUSTEES OF PUBLIC LIBRARY (1 SEAT) 1 YEAR

HOUSING AUTHORITY (1 Seat) 5 years

**Absentee Ballot Applications may be obtained from the Town Clerk's office or on the Town Clerk’s website (CLICK HERE). Applications for absentee ballots must be received by the Town Clerk before 5:00 noon on Thursday, May 16th** **  Applications must be signed and may be mailed to: 253 Atlantic Avenue, Hull, MA  02045; Faxed to: 781-925-0224 or scanned to the Town Clerk at lwest@town.hull.ma.us


Polls open at 7:00am and close at 8:00pm. All precincts vote at: Memorial Middle School located at 81 Central Avenue.

**Important dates for candidates to remember**


EVENT
DEADLINE DATE & TIME
First Day to Obtain Nomination Papers       
Monday, February 11th
Last Day to Obtain Nomination Papers
Wednesday, March 27th
5:00 PM
Last Day to Submit Nomination
Friday, March 29th
5:00 PM
*50 CERTIFIED SIGNATURES REQUIRED
Last Day to Object or Withdraw
Wednesday, April 17th  
5:00 PM
Last Day to Register to Vote in Annual Town Meeting & Annual Town Election
Tuesday, April 16th
8:00 PM
Deadline for Absentee Ballot Applications
Thursday, May 16th
5:00 PM
ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION
Monday, May 20th
7AM-8 PM







The Town Clerk’s Office provides the following services:

·       Birth Records
·       Marriage Intentions and Records
·       Death Records
·       Census Recordings
·       Election Division
·       Dog Licenses
·       Genealogy
·       Keeper of Committee Minutes
·       Committee Attendance Keeper
·       Raffle Permits
·       Street List Maintenance
·       Voter Registration
·       Business Certificates
·       Town General By-Laws
·       Non-Criminal Ticket Collection for Town
·       Keeper of Town Seal
·       Commissioner to Qualify Public Officers for Plymouth County

Records and maintains vital records (birth, death, and marriage)

Records can be obtained in person during regular office hours (Monday and Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Tuesday  8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.).   Town Hall is closed on Friday.  Certified copies are $10.00 each.  Requests may also be done via mail, check should be made payable to the Town of Hull.  Include a note with the information requested and a self addressed stamped envelope and mail to Town Clerk, 253 Atlantic Ave., Hull, MA  02045.

Marriage Intentions – Marriage intentions may be filed in any clerk’s office in the State and the ceremony may take place anywhere within the State.

(A)     Couple must be together to file
(B)     3-day waiting period from filing of intention to pick up.  License valid for sixty days from  date of filing intention.
(C)     Identification required, i.e. birth certificate, drivers license, or passport.
(D)     Filing fee $25.00

Supervises elections – The clerk of the municipality is the supervisor of all elections.  This entails many responsibilities such as scheduling the election workers, preparing the ballot, processing absentee ballots, maintaining voter files and setting up the voting area.

Absentee ballots may be obtained for any election from the clerk’s office and may be sent to any destination you indicate.  You may also make arrangements with the clerk to vote in the office.  If you are permanently disabled and/or housebound you may contact your physician and have a note sent to the clerk’s office and we will automatically send you your request for every election.

Voter registration is held in the clerk’s office during regular office hours and during special sessions required before town meetings and elections.  The special sessions are advertised in the local newspaper and on Cable TV.  Voter Identification cards are available for $5.00.

Dog licenses are issued at the clerk’s office.  Dogs are required to be licensed at 6 months of age.   Licenses run from April 1st to March 31st.  A current rabies certificate is required at time of licensing.  Fees are $10.00 for spayed female and neutered male and $15.00 for female and male.  Proof of spaying and neutering is required.

Raffle permits are issued in the clerk’s office to non-profit groups and organizations for a $10.00 fee.  The permits are valid for one year from date of issuance.

Business Certificates are required to be filed for anyone conducting business in a name other than their own, also known as DBA certificate.  These are valid for four years from date of issuance and the fee is $20.00.

Genealogy Research – The Town of Hull records go back to the early 1600’s.  All records are open to the public at the clerk’s office.

Annual Census – The annual census is conducted by the clerk’s office.  Forms are usually sent out between January and February.  It is essential that these forms be returned, as removal from the voting list could result if you fail to complete your census.