Lowell Town clerk and treasurer to be appointed?

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copyright the Chronicle March 7, 2018

by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph

LOWELL — Voters at Town Meeting here Tuesday agreed to allow the select board to appoint a town clerk and treasurer.

Those are traditionally elected positions but lawyer Bill Davies confirmed that appointing a town clerk and treasurer is permitted by state law.

There were a few nays in the crowd when the motion came to a vote but the yays clearly won.

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