2019 Town Meeting & Town Forum Was Held At East Montpelier Elementary School, 665 Vincent Flats Road

Election documents of interest:

2019 Town Meeting Day Town & School District Election Results
2019 Town Meeting Day U-32 School District Election Results
2019 Town Meeting Notice to Voters
2019 Town Meeting Checklist (as of February 6, 2019)
2019 Town Meeting Sample Ballot


Due to the various elements of the ongoing merger process of the six school districts within the Washington Central Supervisory Union into the single, new Washington Central Unified Union School District, a number of special school meetings have been and will be held this year. Results of those meetings are presented below.

April 9, 2019 Special School Meeting

2019 Special School Meeting Election Results

May 21, 2019 Special School Meeting

Results posted when available

2019 Town Forum

The Town Forum was held Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium. The school district went first on the agenda, followed by the town.

2019 Town Meeting

Town Meeting was held Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium. The school district will be 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 held from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School library. For information about early or absentee balloting, please contact Town Clerk Rosie Laquerre at 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 potluck lunch in the EMES cafeteria. Volunteers always welcome! Please check out Potluck Coordinator Sue Racanelli’s notice posted below:

2019 Town Meeting Potluck

Documents available at Town Meeting:

Projected FY2020 Tax Rates
Projected FY2020 Tax Rates Revised March 4, 2019

2019 Town Meeting Warning

2019 EM Town Meeting Warning
2019 EMES Warning
2019 U-32 Warning

2019 Town Meeting Minutes

Posted when available.

2018 Annual Report

2018 Town Report
2018 Town Report Cover

2018 EMES & U-32 School Report

EMES Annual Budget Report

2019/20 U-32 Annual Budget Report

U-32 Annual Budget Report

2019 East Montpelier Signpost Town Meeting Issue

2019 Town Meeting Signpost Issue

2019 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 2019 Town Meeting, March 5, 2019:

Town Moderator, 1-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
School District Moderator, 1-year term
EM Elementary School Director, 2-year term
EM Elementary School Director, 3-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 Rosie Laquerre by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 28th. Rosie recommended getting 25 signatures to ensure you had 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 2019 Town Meeting Warning, with a minimum of 5% valid signatures, were due to Rosie by 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 17th; Rosie recommended 125 signatures for these petitions.

If you have any questions about the petition process or the 2019 Town Meeting election in general, please contact Town Clerk Rosie Laquerre at 223-2213 x 201.

2019 TM Petition for Elected Office

2019 TM Petition for Warning Article