2018 Town Meeting & Town Forum Was Held At East Montpelier Elementary School, 665 Vincent Flats Road

Election documents of interest:

2018 Town Meeting Day Town & School District Election Results
2018 Town Meeting Day U-32 School District Election Results
2018 Town Meeting Checklist (as of February 2, 2018)
2018 Town Meeting Notice To Voters
2018 Town & EMES Sample Town Meeting Ballot
2018 U-32 Sample Town Meeting Ballot

2018 Town Forum

The Town Forum was held Saturday, March 3, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium. The town was first on the agenda, followed by the school.

2018 Town Meeting

Town Meeting was held Tuesday, March 6, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium. The town was first on the agenda, followed by the school. 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, 2018 Town Meeting voting, or voter registration, please contact Town Clerk Rosie Laquerre 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 will be available at EMES.

There was a potluck lunch in the EMES cafeteria. Volunteers always welcome! Please check out Potluck Coordinator Sue Racanelli’s notice posted below:

2018 Town Meeting Potluck

Documents available at Town Meeting:

Projected FY2019 Tax Rates

2018 Town Meeting Warning

2018 EM Town Meeting Warning
2018 EMES Warning
2018 U-32 Warning

An article on the warning involves the possibility of East Montpelier joining other Central VT towns to form a community-based internet service provider. More information on this concept can be seen here:

Central VT ISP Presentation
Central VT ISP FAQs

2018 Town Meeting Minutes

Draft 2018 Town Meeting Minutes

2017 Annual Report

2017 Town Report
2017 Town Report Cover

2017 EMES & U-32 School Report

2017 EMES & U-32 School Report

2018/19 U-32 Annual Budget Report

2018/19 U-32 Annual Budget Report

2018 East Montpelier Signpost Town Meeting Issue

2018 Town Meeting Signpost Issue
2018 Town Meeting Signpost Issue Information

Jean Cate Community Fund Committee Booklet

What You Need to Know About East Montpelier

VT School Board Association’s Information for Aspiring School Board Members

VSBA Video for Prospective School Board Members
VSBA Toolkit for New School Board Members

The following town offices are up for election at 2018 Town Meeting, March 6, 2018:

Town Moderator, 1-year term
School District Moderator, 1-year term
Selectboard Member, 3-year term
Selectboard Member, 2-year term
Lister, 3-year term
Auditor, 3-year term
Auditor, 2 of 3-year term
First Constable, 1-year term
Second Constable, 1-year term
Cemetery Commissioner, 5-year term
Cemetery Commissioner, 3 of 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

Petitions for elected office, with a minimum of 1% valid signatures from the current voter checklist for East Montpelier, were due to Town Clerk Rosie Laquerre by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 29th. Rosie 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 2018 Town Meeting Warning, with a minimum of 5% valid signatures, were due to Rosie by 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 18th; Rosie recommended 125 signatures for these petitions.

If you have any questions about the petition process or the 2018 Town Meeting election in general, please contact Town Clerk Rosie Laquerre at 223-2213 x 201.

2018 TM Petition for Elected Office

2018 TM Petition for Warning Article