The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council will hold its next election on August 21, 2021.
Eligible Residents of Jamaica Plain are encouraged to run by completing a Nomination Packet, which could be found here or at one the three Jamaica Plain Branch Libraries (Jamaica Plain, Connolly, Egleston Square) on June 26.
Eligible Residents are those who will be 16 years old or older as of August 21, 2021 and listed on the most-current City of Boston List of Residents or are able to show proof of age, identity, and residency. Such proof includes, but not limited to a:
- government-issued photo ID
- current school report card with envelope
- driverâ€™s permit
- birth certificate
- piece of mail from a utility or governmental agency, or
- letter or other document attesting to residency in an area shelter such as Shattuck Shelter at 170 Morton Street or similar facility.
A candidate may also be an owner of a business or the director of a non-profit organization in Jamaica Plain.
The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council consists of twenty (20) members, who represent the Jamaica Plain neighborhood as follows:
- Five (5) seats are assigned to eligible individuals representing Areaâ€œAâ€ (Ward 10, Precincts, 6, 7, 8 and 9 [east of South Huntington Avenue]; Ward 11, Precincts 4 and 5; Ward 19, Precinct 1)
- Five (5) seats are assigned to eligible persons representing Area â€œBâ€ (Ward 11, Precincts 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10; Ward 19, Precincts 4, 6, and 9 [east of Centre Street].
- Five (5) seats are assigned to eligible individuals representing Area â€œCâ€ (Ward 10, Precinct 9 [west of South Huntington Avenue]; Ward 19, Precincts 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9 [west of Centre Street] and 12.
- Five (5) At-Large seats are assigned to eligible individuals representing any location within the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council area.
For more information about the Neighborhood Council or the Election, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org