Why is the Town's qualifying period only one day?

According to the Town’s Charter (Sec. 5.03), candidates shall qualify for the office of Mayor or Town Council by being nominated at the Town Caucus to be held on the first Tuesday of December each year and by being endorsed by petition signed by at least twenty-five electors.

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1. Which forms need to be submitted first?
2. Why is the Town's qualifying period only one day?
3. Can I appoint myself as treasurer?
4. What is the responsibility of a treasurer?
5. What is considered a contribution?
6. What are considered unacceptable contributions?
7. Can I loan myself money for my campaign?
8. Are the signed petitions mandatory?
9. Can I put up political signs for my campaign?
10. Who will see my election documents?
11. Do I have to be a resident of Palm Beach to run for Town Council?
12. Do I have to fill out the new Form 6 Financial Disclosure Form?
13. Is the Town Clerk’s office responsible for ensuring my forms are correct?