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Welcome to Town Matters! We’re bringing you brief updates about what’s going on in Brattleboro Town government and what’s on the horizon for this wonderful, kind, and caring community in southeastern Vermont.

Town Matters: A Podcast by Brattleboro’s Town Manager Town of Brattleboro

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Welcome to Town Matters! We’re bringing you brief updates about what’s going on in Brattleboro Town government and what’s on the horizon for this wonderful, kind, and caring community in southeastern Vermont.

    Dettman Drive, Security Updates & Sustainability

    Dettman Drive, Security Updates & Sustainability

    This episode covers the Brattleboro Selectboard meetings held on February 1 and February 6, and previews an upcoming meeting scheduled for February 20.
    Show notes —
    Feb. 1 meeting: Meeting Material, Watch
    Feb. 6 meeting: Meeting Material, Watch
    Feb. 20 meeting: Meeting Material
    View the Representative Town Meeting warning.
    Apply to a board or committee.
    Learn more about absentee ballots.
    Sample ballots for the March 5 election are here.
    How to become a write-in candidate for RTM Member.
    For more updates, visit Brattleboro.gov
    Reach out at townmatters@brattleboro.gov

    • 8 min
    The Road to RTM

    The Road to RTM

    This episode covers the Brattleboro Selectboard meeting held on January 16 and previews a special meeting on February 1 and a regularly scheduled meeting on February 6.
    Show notes —
    Watch the January 16 Selectboard meeting here; meeting materials are here.
    More info on the February 1 special meeting here.
    View more info about the FY25 Budget here, which includes a timeline with helpful background material
    Learn about dog licensing here.
    Apply to a board or committee.
    For more updates, visit Brattleboro.gov
    Reach out at townmatters@brattleboro.gov

    • 7 min
    Selectboard Goals, Dettman Bridge & Budget Talk

    Selectboard Goals, Dettman Bridge & Budget Talk

    This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on January 2 and 5, and then previews the meeting scheduled for January 16.
    Show notes —
    Watch the January 2 Selectboard meeting here; meeting material is here.
    Watch the January 5 Selectboard meeting here; meeting material is here.
    View more info about the FY25 Budget here, which includes a timeline with helpful background material
    Learn more about petitions for March 2024 elections
    The Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic, which was promoted toward the end of the episode, was canceled after this episode was published. Click here for more info. 
    For more updates, visit Brattleboro.gov
    Reach out at townmatters@brattleboro.gov

    • 7 min
    Draft Budgets & Another Look at ARPA

    Draft Budgets & Another Look at ARPA

    This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on December 19, 2023 and previews the meeting scheduled for January 2, 2024.
    Show notes —
    Watch the December 19 Selectboard meeting here
    View more info about the FY25 Budget here, which includes a timeline with helpful background material
    Learn more about petitions for March 2024 elections
    For more updates, visit Brattleboro.gov

    • 8 min
    Final Meetings of 2023

    Final Meetings of 2023

    This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on December 5 and previews the meeting scheduled for December 19.
    Show notes —
    Watch the December 5 Selectboard meeting here
    Learn more about petitions for March 2024 elections
    Brooks Memorial Library has published its strategic plan
    View the Rec & Parks holiday season brochure
    For more updates visit Brattleboro.gov

    • 7 min
    The Budget Process Continues

    The Budget Process Continues

    This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on November 21 and previews the meeting scheduled for December 5.
    Show notes —
    Watch the November 21 Selectboard meeting here.
    Take the second round of the ARPA Survey.
    View the Rec & Parks holiday season brochure.

    • 5 min

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