Five Questions with Board of Selectmen Candidates

Four individuals vying for two seats on the Board of Selectmen responded to Patch's questions.

The April 3 Wayland Town Election will have Wayland voters electing 20 positions in town government. Only five positions up for grabs are contested and that includes two spots on the Wayland Board of Selectmen.

According to the Board of Selectmen website, the board has "broad authority over matters not delegated by statute or bylaw to another town government entity." Selectmen are "responsible for operations of several departments and activities, including building, facilities management, police, fire, finance, treasurer, legal matters, disposition of real property, human resources, and collective bargaining matters, and is advised by appointed committees on wastewater treatment, senior programs, youth services, and conservation matters."

Wayland Patch asked the four candidates for Board of Selectmen, Chris Brown, Edward Collins, Douglas Leard and Susan Pope to respond to five questions. All four candidates submitted answers to our questions via email.

Click on each candidate's name to read his/her responses.

Chris Brown

Edward Collins

Douglas Leard

Susan Pope

WaylandeNews also asked the four candidates a series of questions. That Q&A is available here.

Patch also asked five questions of the Housing Authority candidates. Those responses are . In addition, Patch contacted the four Recreation Commission candidates about responding to five questions, but did not receive responses from any of the four vying for seats.


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