2017 Town Meeting & Town Forum Was Held At East Montpelier Elementary School, 665 Vincent Flats Road

Election documents of interest:

2017 Town Meeting Day Town & School District Election Results
2017 Town Meeting Day U-32 School District Election Results
2017 Town Meeting Checklist [as of February 6, 2017]
2017 Town Meeting Notice to Voters
Town & EMES Sample Town Meeting Ballot
U-32 Sample Town Meeting Ballot

2017 Town Forum

The Town Forum was held Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium. The school was first on the agenda, followed by the town.

2017 Town Meeting

Town Meeting was held Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium. The school was first on the agenda, followed by the town. Please arrive early so that you can sign in and get your voting card.

Australian Ballot voting was from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School library. As always, if you have any questions about any election issues, such as absentee ballots, 2017 Town Meeting voting, or voter registration, please contact Town Clerk CJ Flynn at the town office (eastmonttct@comcast.net; 223-3313 x 201).

The VT Secretary of State also offers voter services: “My Voter Page” to, among other things, request an absentee ballot or simply check on your registration; “Vermont Online Voter Registration” to register to vote online.

 

 

 

 

Childcare was available at EMES.

There was a wonderful potluck lunch in the EMES cafeteria. For more information please see:

2017 Town Meeting Potluck Information

Documents available at Town Meeting:

FY2018 EM Tax Rate Worksheet for 2017 Town Meeting

2017 Town Meeting Warning

2017 EM Town Meeting Warning
2017 EMES Warning
2017 U-32 Warning

2017 Town Meeting Minutes

[Posted when available]

2016 Annual Report

2016 Town Report
2016 Town Report Cover

2016 EMES & U-32 School Report

2016 EMES & U-32 School Report

2017/18 U-32 Annual Budget Report

2017/18 U-32 Annual Budget Report

2017 East Montpelier Signpost Town Meeting Issue

2017 Town Meeting Signpost Issue
2017 Town Meeting Signpost Issue Information

Jean Cate Community Fund Committee Booklet

What You Need to Know About East Montpelier

The following town offices were up for election at 2017 Town Meeting, March 7, 2017:

Town Moderator, 1-year term
School District Moderator, 1-year term
Town Clerk, 1 of 3-year term
Selectboard Member, 3-year term
Selectboard Member, 2-year term
Lister, 3-year term
Auditor, 3-year term
First Constable, 1-year term
Second Constable, 1-year term
Cemetery Commissioner, 5-year term
Planning Commissioner, 3-year term
Planning Commissioner, 3-year term
Planning Commissioner, 3-year term
EM Elementary School Director, 3-year term
EM Elementary School Director, 2-year term
U-32 School Director, 3-year term

Petitions for elected office, with a minimum of 1% valid signatures from the current voter checklist for East Montpelier, were due to Town Clerk CJ Flynn by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 30th. CJ recommended getting 25 signatures to ensure you have enough valid signatures from East Montpelier registered voters. There is a state requirement that the petition include the name of the candidate as shown on the town’s voter checklist. You can use a preferred name (including nickname) on the ballot, but the petition must have only the voter checklist version.

Petitions for proposed articles on the 2017 Town Meeting Warning, with a minimum of 5% valid signatures, were due to CJ by 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 19th; CJ recommended 125 signatures for these petitions.

If you have any questions about the petition process or the 2017 Town Meeting election in general, please contact Town Clerk CJ Flynn at 223-2213 x 201.

2017 TM Petition for Elected Office

2017 TM Petition for Warning Article