2023 Annual Town Meeting


The 2023 Annual Town Meeting was held on May 1 and May 2 at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts at Andover High School.

Click here to view a summary of the meeting. The full meeting can be viewed online through AndoverTV.

Town Meeting Warrant

The warrant for Annual Town Meeting was signed by the Select Board on March 27, 2023.

Click here to view the full warrant.

PRE-TOWN MEETING Information session

The Town of Andover hosted a pre-Town Meeting Information Session on Tuesday, April 25. The Town Manager and other Town personnel provided explanations of key articles on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant and answered questions from in-person and virtual participants.

The information session can be viewed on-demand through AndoverTV at the link below.

Click here to watch the April 25 Pre-Town Meeting Information Session.

2023 Finance Committee Report

The Finance Committee Report provides an overview of all articles that will be considered during Town Meeting, including a summary of each article and recommendations made by the Finance Committee, Select Board, and other relevant Boards. A printed copy of the Finance Committee Report will be delivered to all households in Andover in April. The document is available in digital form at the link below.

Click here to view the 2023 Finance Committee Report. 

Key articles (resources & documents)

Additional resources will be added to the chart below as they become available.

Article #Article TitleResources/Documents
Article 4Fiscal Year 2024 Budget
Article 5Fiscal Year 2024 Capital Projects Fund
Article 7Home Rule Petition For Excess Levy Capacity
Article 12Tax Increment Financing Agreement
Articles 13 & 14Bylaw Amendment Electronic Voting at Town Meeting 

Rental of Electronic Voting Equipment
Articles 25 & 26Ledge Road Landfill

Taking By Eminent Domain of Easements Related to Ledge Road Landfill
Articles 30-33Solar Power Agreements (Bancroft Elementary School & West Elementary/Shawsheen Preschool)
Article 35Zoning Bylaw Recodification


Residents attending Town Meeting are advised to arrive early to allow time for check-in. All voters must check-in at their designated precinct table in the lobby of the Collins Center.

Verify your precinct information in advance to avoid delays during the check-in process: click here

Voters will be given a sticker at check-in, which must be visible at all times during Town Meeting to allow for the identification of voters during vote counting. 


Parking will be available in the Collins Center lot, the Main Lot at Andover High School, the Red Spring Road lot,  the West Elementary School lot, and the lot next to the field house.


Transportation is available to seniors and residents with disabilities who are unable to drive themselves to Town Meeting through Andover Elder Services. Residents who would like to request a ride to Town Meeting should contact Elder Services during regular business hours at: (978) 623-8320.


Childcare is available during Town Meeting for parents of children in Kindergarten-8th Grade. For more information, contact Andover Recreation at: (978) 623-8340.


Live audio from the meeting will be available through Listen Everywhere, which brings clear audio to your smartphone. Steps for connecting to Listen everywhere, including QR codes, are available on page 2 of the Finance Committee Report.

Step 1: Connect to the Andover Guest WiFi Network on your device.

Step 2: Download and install the Listen Everywhere App: link to install app

Step 3: Connect to the venue and launch the Listen Everywhere app: link to connect

Step 4: Plug in your earphones, or connect your heating aid/cochlear implant via Bluetooth to hear clear audio. 

For assistance accessing the Listen Everywhere app, visit the Andover Commission on Disability table at the Collins Center During Town Meeting.


Epiphan Live Captioning will be available to bring transcription to your smartphone and other smart devices. 

To access live captions, click here during Town Meeting. The Epiphan Live Scypt Service will open.

Instructions for connection to Epiphan Live Captioning are available on page 2 of the Finance Committee Report. 


View frequently asked questions about Town Meeting.