2020 Town Meeting & Town Forum were held at East Montpelier Elementary School, 665 Vincent Flats Road

Election documents of interest:

2020 East Montpelier Town Meeting Election Results
2020 WCUUSD School District Meeting Election Results
2020 Presidential Primary Election Results

2020 Presidential Primary Notice to Voters
2020 Presidential Primary Sample Democratic Party Ballot
2020 Presidential Primary Sample Republican Party Ballot

2020 Town Meeting Notice to Voters
2020 Town Meeting Checklist (as of January 23, 2020)
2020 Town Meeting Sample Ballot
2020 School District Meeting Sample Ballot

The ORCA recording of the 2020 East Montpelier town meeting can be seen at the link below:

2020 East Montpelier Town Meeting

2020 Town Forum

The Town Forum was held Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium.

2020 Town Meeting

Town Meeting was held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Montpelier Elementary School gymnasium.

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.





The town did not sponsor childcare at EMES during town meeting this year.

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

2020 Town Meeting Potluck

Documents available at Town Meeting:

2020 Census: Every Town is Important
CARE (Citizens Assistance Registry for Emergencies) Brochure
Projected FY2021 EM Tax Rates Town Mtg Worksheet
2020 EM Town Meeting Conservation Commission Proposal
VSA Title 24 Chapter 118 Conservation Commissions
Resilient Roads Committee Narrative on EAB & Ash Tree Management
Ash Tree Protection Services Contact List

2020 Town Meeting Warnings

2020 EM Town Meeting Warning
2020 WCUUSD School Meeting Warning

2020 Town Meeting Minutes

2020 EM Town Meeting Minutes

2019 Annual Report

2019 Town Report

2019/20 School District Report

2020 WCUUSD Annual Report
FY2020 WCUUSD Employee Compensation Report
FY2020 EMES Staff Directory

2020 East Montpelier Signpost Town Meeting Issue

2020 EM Signpost Town Meeting Issue

Jean Cate Community Fund Committee Booklet

What You Need to Know About East Montpelier

The following town offices were up for election at 2020 Town Meeting, March 3, 2020:

Town Moderator, 1-year term
Selectboard Member, 3-year term
Selectboard Member, 2-year term
Selectboard Member, 1 of 2-year term
Lister, 3-year term
Auditor, 3-year term
First Constable, 1-year term
Second Constable, 1-year term
Planning Commissioner, 3-year term
Planning Commissioner, 3-year term
Planning Commissioner, 3-year term

There were 9 Washington Central Unified Union School District school board positions up for election as part of the March 3, 2020 Australian Ballot voting. All school board positions are voted on by all 5 towns. There was one school board seat (with a 3-year term) available for residents of East Montpelier.

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 27th. Rosie recommended getting 25 signatures to ensure you had enough valid signatures from East Montpelier registered voters.

Petitions for proposed articles on the 2020 Town Meeting Warning, with a minimum of 5% valid signatures, were due to Rosie by 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 16th; Rosie recommended 125 signatures for these petitions.

If you have any questions about the petition process or the 2020 Town Meeting election in general, please contact Town Clerk Rosie Laquerre at 223-2213 x 201.

2020 TM Petition for Elected Office

2020 TM Petition for Warning Article