Warrant Committee

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Selectmen's Liaison

The Warrant Committee is appointed by the Town Moderator who is elected.


The Warrant Committee is the town’s finance committee. It works in concert with all town committees and departments including the Capital Budget Committee and the Board of Selectmen

The Warrant Committee’s function is to review, vet and recommend to the Board of Selectmen and town voters the annual budget and all town articles in preparation for the Annual Town Meeting.

Dover Town Code Description of Responsibilities

4-26 Membership; terms of office; vacancies.
There shall be a nine-member Warrant Committee appointed by the Moderator on a rotating basis with three members appointed each year for three-year terms. No member shall serve more than two successive three-year terms. A vacancy resulting from resignation of a member shall be filled by majority vote of the remaining members. No member shall serve in any other Town office or committee except as a representative of the Warrant Committee.

4-27 Duties
The Warrant Committee shall consider and investigate the various articles in the warrants for all Town Meetings. It shall be the duty of the Selectmen, immediately after signing any Town Meeting warrant, to transmit a copy of the same to each member of the Warrant Committee. It shall be the duty of the Town officers and committees to furnish the Warrant Committee with all information requested by the Warrant Committee relative to the matters considered by it.

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