An election for the purpose of electing a member of the Weymouth Retirement System for a three-year term of office, which will run from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023, will be held on December 15, 2020. Election ballots may be cast on that date at the Weymouth Retirement Board office from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Absentee ballots and ballots mailed in from retired members must be received at the Weymouth Retirement Board office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020 to be counted. Completed and returned ballots will be counted on December 15, 2020 and results announced as soon as possible.
All those holding membership in the Weymouth Retirement System, including retirees, excluding member survivors and option c beneficiaries are eligible as candidates provided they file a nomination paper with the Weymouth Retirement Board containing the signatures of at least twenty members of the Weymouth Retirement System. The nomination papers must be filed with the Weymouth Retirement Board on or before 4:00 p.m. October 30, 2020 at the Board’s office located at 807 Broad Street, Weymouth, Massachusetts 02189.
The nomination paper may be obtained at the office of the Weymouth Retirement Board, having normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday.
If the Board determines that more than one candidate has been nominated, the Board shall prepare an official election ballot. Each retired member, excluding member survivors and option c beneficiaries will be sent a ballot by mail. Active members who will be unable to cast a vote in person on December 15, 2020 may make a written request to the election officer for an absentee ballot.
Weymouth Retirement Board
Edward J. Masterson
September 20, 2020