A reminder from Ellen Cushman, Belmont’s Town Clerk: The polls will be open in Belmont for the State Primary Election, Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please check the Town Clerk’s web pages for more information
Precinct 1: Belmont Memorial Library, Assembly Room, 336 Concord Avenue
Precinct 2: Belmont Town Hall, Selectmens’ Meeting Room, 455 Concord Avenue
Precinct 3: Beech Street Center (Senior Center), 266 Beech Street
Precinct 4: Daniel Butler School, Gymnasium, 90 White Street
Precinct 5: Beech Street Center (Senior Center), 266 Beech Street
Precinct 6: Belmont Fire Headquarters, 299 Trapelo Road
Precinct 7: Mary Lee Burbank School, Gymnasium, 266 School Street
Precinct 8: Winn Brook School, Gymnasium, 97 Waterhouse Road (enter from Cross Street)
Did You Receive a Postcard from the Town Clerk This Summer?
Each voter in a household that did not return the 2014 Town Census was mailed a postcard asking for confirmation that the voter is still living in Belmont per Massachusetts General Law C. 51 §4. Those voters is now labeled as “inactive”, meaning that the voter must provide proof of identification and address prior to voting. If you received that postcard and have not yet returned it, please do so immediately to re-activate your voting status if you’re still living in Belmont. Returns received by Monday, Sept. 8 at noon will be recorded in the Sept. 9 voting list.
Absentee Voting Deadline Monday, Sept. 8 at Noon
Registered voters of Belmont who qualify to vote Absentee for the upcoming primary election may take advantage of the “in person absentee” option at the Town Clerk’s office or file an application to be mailed an absentee ballot. The request/application must contain the voter’s signature and must indicate the party of the ballot the voter requests if the voter is unaffiliated as a Democrat or Republican. Applications must be received by the Town Clerk by noon, Monday, Sept. 8.
Enforcement of the Pet License Law Underway
Per Belmont’s Bylaws, every dog and cat in Belmont must be licensed annually by March 15. Issuance of $50 Non-Criminal Violations to owners of pets not licensed for 2014 is currently underway. If you haven’t yet licensed your pet, please submit your license application, late licensing fee and required documents in person or by mail to the Town Clerk’s office at Town Hall, 455 Concord Avenue. Renewals of licenses for pets with up-to-date Rabies Vaccinations can be performed online for a $1. 22 processing fee. For application and complete information , please see the Town Clerk’s web pages and select the applicable pet license option.