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1 Seat Each on Planning, Library Boards Drawing 0 Interest

There's a 5 p.m. Friday deadline for taking out nomination papers.

Interim Town Clerk Wendy Mickel. Patch file photo.
Interim Town Clerk Wendy Mickel. Patch file photo.
Two offices on Westborough's March 4 annual town ballot are missing something.

Someone to run for them.

A four-year term on the planning board and a three-year term on the library trustees had drawn no one to take out nomination papers as of Monday afternoon, Interim Town Clerk Wendy Mickel said.

There's a 5 p.m. Friday deadline for taking out nomination papers. 

There's a 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 deadline for filing signed nomination papers signed by 50 registered voters.

Selectmen recently added the four-year term on the planning board to the ballot. Joanne Mallozzi resigned this fall, less than a year into her term.

Three 3-year terms on the library trustees are on the ballot. Incumbents Patricia Fontes and Dorothy Mello have taken out nomination papers. Incumbent Lisa Freeman has told the town clerk's office that she won't seek another term.

Here are the offices on the ballot, and who had taken out papers as of Tuesday:

School committee: two three-year terms. Incumbents are Ilyse Levine-Kanji and Jody Hensley, who both have taken out papers.

School committee: one two-year term. The current office-holder is Karen Henderson (appointed after Bruce Tretter resigned). George Thompson has taken out papers.

Library trustee: three three-year terms. Incumbents are Patricia Fontes, Lisa Freeman and Dorothy Mello. Fontes and Mello have taken out papers, Freeman won't seek re-election.

Planning board: one five-year term. Incumbent is Mark Silverberg, who has taken out papers.

Planning board: one four-year term (created when Joanne Mallozzi resigned this fall).

Planning board: one two-year term. The current office-holder is Edward Newton Jr. (appointed after Trevor Beauregard resigned). Newton has taken out papers.

Selectmen: one three-year term. Incumbent is Ian Johnson, who has taken out papers.

Moderator: one three-year term. Incumbent is Joseph Harrington, who will not seek re-election. John Arnold has taken out papers.

Town clerk: one three-year term. Incumbent is Nancy Yendriga, who has retired. Wendy Mickel has taken out papers.

Housing authority: one five-year term. Incumbent is Priscilla Federici, who has taken out papers.

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