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Petitions, Openings, and Schedule for March Elections in Brattleboro Now Available


Petitions for Brattleboro Town and Town School District Officers and Town Meeting Members are now available at the Town Clerk’s office. Town elections will be Tuesday, March 6, and the Annual Representatives Town Meeting, Saturday, March 24.

Petitions for Town Officers must contain at least 30 valid signatures of registered Brattleboro voters and be filed in the clerk’s office no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 29 in order to have their name placed on the ballot.

Candidates for Town Meeting Member must file a nomination petition with at least 10 valid signatures of voters from the district where the candidate lives. Petitions of new candidates must be filed no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 29 (same date as Town Officer petitions). Incumbents for Town Meeting Member must return their Notice of Intent form no later than 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 29.

Attached is a listing of vacancies along with the officer currently holding office. Also attached is a calendar of election related deadlines.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Hilary Francis
Brattleboro Town Clerk
230 Main Street, Suite 108
Brattleboro. VT 05301

hfrancis@brattleboro.org
ph 802-251-8129
fax 802-257-2312

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2018
ANNUAL TOWN AND TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING ELECTION CALENDAR

Thursday, January 18 Last day (5:00 P. M.) to file petition requesting that an article be placed on the Warning for Annual Town and Town School District Meeting (47 days preceding election). Approx. 438 (5%) signatures of registered Brattleboro voters required. 17 VSA 2642

Thursday, January 25 First day to post Warning for Annual Town and Town School District (not more than 40 days preceding election) 17 VSA 2641 (a)

Monday, January 29 Last day (5:00 P.M.) to file petition for Town and Town School District Officers (sixth Monday preceding election, 30 signatures required)17 VSA 2681 (a) and (b)

- Last day (5:00 P.M.) to file petition to be a candidate for Town Meeting Member (sixth Monday preceding election, 10 signatures from candidate’s district required). Section 4, Acts of 1959, Number 302

- Last day (5:00 P. M.) for Town Meeting Members who are candidates for re-election to give written notice to the Town Clerk (sixth Monday preceding election). Section 4, Acts of 1959, Number 302

Sunday, February 4 Last day to post Warning for Town and Town School District Meeting (not less than 30 days preceding election). 17 VSA 2641(a)

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 BUHS ANNUAL MEETING (Second Tuesday in February)

Wednesday, February 14 Early ballots available. (not later than 20 days prior to election.) 17 VSA 2681(a)

Saturday, February 24 Last day to post sample ballots and voter information (for municipal elections, not less than 10 days preceding election). 17 VSA 2522(a)

Monday, March 5 Voters may request early ballots until 5:00 P.M. 17 VSA 2531(a)

TUESDAY, MARCH 6 TOWN AND TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS (first Tuesday in March).

Friday, March 16 Last day (5:00 P.M.) for a candidate for local office to file request for recount (within 10 days after election). 17 VSA 2683

SATURDAY, MARCH 24 ANNUAL REPRESENTATIVE TOWN AND TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING (third Saturday following first Tuesday in March). Section 6(f), Acts of 1959, Number 302

Tuesday, April 3 Last day (5:00 P.M.) for petition to be filed with Selectboard requesting question voted at Representative Town Meeting be submitted to voters of the Town at large (ten days after adjournment of meeting.) Requires 5% signatures of registered voters or 50 Town Meeting Members. See Charter, Article 3, Sect. 4.

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OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED
ANNUAL TOWN AND TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING
MARCH 6, 2018

OFFICE PRESENTLY SERVING

MODERATOR - 1 year - Lawrin Crispe

LISTER - 3 years - Katherine Dowd

SELECTBOARD - 3 years - John Allen

SELECTBOARD - 1 year (elect 2) - Brandie Starr, Tim Wessel

FIRST CONSTABLE - 1 year - Richard H. Cooke

SECOND CONSTABLE - 1 year - David J. Emery

TRUSTEE OF PUBLIC FUNDS - 3 years - Deborah Zak

SCHOOL DIRECTOR - 3 years Kimberly Price

SCHOOL DIRECTORS - 1 year (elect 2) - Spoon Agave, Robin Morgan

BRATTLEBORO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTORs – 3 years (elect 2) - Richard Davidson, Katey Everest

TOWN MEETING MEMBERS TO BE ELECTED

DISTRICT 1 16 members for 3 years
3 member for 2 years
3 members for 1 year

DISTRICT 2 15 members for 3 years
1 member for 2 years
2 member for 1 year

DISTRICT 3 15 members for 3 years
4 member for 2 years
1 member for 1 year

Number of Town Meeting members to be elected is subject to change based on resignations prior to ballot deadline.

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