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Brattleboro Selectboard Special Meeting

The Brattleboro Selectboard will hold a special meeting on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 5:30pm in the Hanna Cosman meeting room at the Municipal Center. It is anticipated that the Board will enter into executive session at 5:30pm to discuss the appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or employee. No further business will be conducted.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Selectboard Agenda and Notes - October 21, 2014

It will be Poliice Night at the Brattleboro Selectboard’s next Tuesday meeting. The new police chief, captain, and sargeant will be sworn in, the Police-Fire Facility Project will get another hearing and discussion, and the Citizen Police Communications Committee is revising their mission statement.

The board will also discuss finances and bus services, and buy a truck. You can bring up other items not on the agenda during Public Participation if you attend in person. Watch on BCTV, and read the summary hear on Wednesday.

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Brattleboro Citizen Police Communications Committee (CPCC) Joint Meeting With Selectboard

The Brattleboro Citizen Police Communications Committee (CPCC) will hold a special joint meeting with the Selectboard on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:15pm in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Selectboard Special Meeting - Personnel

The Brattleboro Selectboard will hold a special meeting on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 6:15pm in the Hanna Cosman meeting room at the Municipal Center. It is anticipated that the Board will enter into executive session at 6:15pm to discuss the appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or employee.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Town Manager Search Committee Meeting and Agenda

The Brattleboro Town Manager Search Citizen Committee will meet on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 2:00pm in the Hanna Cosman meeting room at the Municipal Center. It is anticipated that the Committee will enter into executive session at 2:00pm to discuss the appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or employee.

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Brattleboro Arts Committee Meeting Agenda

The Brattleboro Arts Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:00pm in the Hanna Cosman meeting room at the Municipal Center.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Tree Advisory Committee Meeting

The Brattleboro Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00pm in the Hanna Cosman meeting room at the Municipal Center.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) Advisory Committee/Working Group

The Brattleboro Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) Advisory Committee/Working Group will meet on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:00pm in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee Meeting

The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee will meet and hold an information session on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:30pm in the Hanna Cosman meeting room at the Municipal Center.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Women in Prison Topic of AAUW Meeting

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. - Women in prison in Vermont is the topic of the meeting of the Brattleboro branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Tuesday, Oct. 21.

The public is invited to the discussion at 7 p.m. in room 2C of the Marlboro Graduate Center on Vernon Road.

Rep. Molly Burke (P) and AAUW member Louise Luring will share information presented at a recent summit on Women in Corrections in Vermont hosted by Vermont Law School and co-sponsored by the Vermont Commission on Women, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform, the Vermont Bar Association, the Vermont Women’s Legislative Caucus, Vermont Law School (VLS) and VLS’s Black Law Students’ Association, Women’s Law Group, and National Lawyers’ Guild.

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Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee Accepting Applications

The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee is accepting applications for FY16 Human Services Funding. The Application, as well as Instructions and Guidelines, will be posted on the Brattleboro website – www.brattleboro.org. The Human Services Review Committee Informational Meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:30pm in the Hanna Cosman meeting room at the Municipal Center. The deadline to submit applications to the Brattleboro Town Manager’s Office is Monday, November 3, 2014 at 4:00pm.

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Brattleboro Water Service Mailing Warning

Many residents in the Brattleboro area are currently receiving mailings from HomeServe USA Repair Management Corp in regard to water service line responsibility. HomeServe is an independent company that offers residential repair coverage plans and is not affiliated with the local utility that supplies water to residents. This mailing is a solicitation to purchase insurance from HomeServe and is not associated with any utilities furnished by the Town of Brattleboro Water Department.

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Brattleboro Selectboard Special Meeting Scheduled

The Brattleboro Selectboard will hold a special meeting on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 3:45pm in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center. It is anticipated that the Board will enter into executive session at 3:45pm to discuss the appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or employee. No further business will be conducted.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Columbus Day Closures

In observance of Columbus Day, all Town offices will be closed on Monday, October 13, 2014, with the exception of emergency services.

Parking is free at all metered spaces and in the pay-and-display lots on Sunday and Monday, October 12 and 13, 2014. All other violations, including extended parking, will be enforced.

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Selectboard Meeting Notes: Fire, Then Police, Maybe, We Hope

The Police and Fire facilities project was divided and conquered, perhaps, by the Brattleboro Selectboard at Tuesday’s meeting. They heard of Plan F, which divides the project into phases with the fire facilities being completed first, and the police facilities being put on hold for a relocation and redesign. Whether this conquers the issue will be left up to Representative Town Meeting and voters.

The board agreed that Human Services funding requests should be limited to $120,000 this year, waded into the waters of asking non-profits for payment for town services, and accepted and ratified grants. Read on for all the details.

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