The Brattleboro VFW will be closed Thursday due to the weather
- Brattleboro VFW
The third installment of the 2016 Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes will be due on February 15th, 2017. Payments made after February 15th, 2017 will have an additional 1% interest added to the unpaid balance.
The utility billing is also due on February 15th, 2017. Payments made after February 15th, 2017 will have an additional 1% interest, as well as an 8% penalty added to the unpaid balance.
The Brattleboro Selectboard meeting previously scheduled for today (February 7) has been CANCELLED due to weather, and is RESCHEDULED to Monday, February 13, 2017 in the Selectboard Meeting Room at the Municipal Center. It is anticipated that the Board will enter into executive session at 5:15pm to discuss contracts, real estate leases, and labor relations agreements with employees, and reconvene the business meeting at 6:15pm.
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
The Brattleboro Selectboard will take up some energy topics Tuesday night, at their first regular meeting in February at the Municipal Center on Main Street. A potential net metering agreement and a job description for a (volunteer) energy coordinator are on the agenda.
The board will also learn about TIF districts, accept and apply for grants, appoint committee members, and more. You can also bring up other items not on the agenda during public participation.
Here's the complete set of meeting warnings for Brattleboro 2017 Town, School, and Representative Town meetings.
ANNUAL TOWN AND TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING March 7, 2017
The legal voters of the Town of Brattleboro and the Town School District of Brattleboro, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the polling places designated for the three districts in said Brattleboro, on Tuesday, the seventh day of March, 2017, to act on the following articles:
The Brattleboro Energy Committee will meet on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:00pm in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center.
The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 5:00pm in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center.
The Brattleboro ADA Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, February 10, 2017, at 10:00am in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center.
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
Northbound I-91 traffic has been relocated onto the southbound bridge. Traffic will remain reduced to one lane in each direction on I-91 until completion of the new bridge. The new bridge will be 104’ wide and is designed to carry all four lanes of traffic –two northbound and two southbound.
To reduce congestion on I-91, both Exit 3 on ramps will be closed on Sunday, February 5th from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (I-91 will remain open). Traffic conditions on both I-91 and through the town will be monitored closely throughout the day. Should traffic congestion become an issue, the ramps may be re-opened until traffic conditions improve. This will be managed actively throughout the day until peak traffic volumes have passed.
Due to rennovations, the Brooks Memorial Library Children's Room will be closed from Monday, February 6th through Saturday, February 11th. The rest of the library will be open, and patrons can drop off books downstairs throughout the week. Thank you for your patience as we work on building a better library.
The FY18 municipal budget and related issues have been written up in the form of official meeting warnings, and have been approved by the Brattleboro Selectboard. This wraps up their recent FY18 budget discussions and prepares the town for March voting.
The board also approved of a special event permit for a downtown drinking and shopping event, learned of a farm expansion, and voted to send Peter Elwell to a meeting.
Date: January 31, 2017
Nature of call: Kitchen Fire
Address: 45 Chestnut St
Time of Call: 12:53pm
Type of Building: 3 story wood frame/3 apartments
Number of Residents: 6