On Town Meeting Day, the Rutland City School Board shifted left again, meaning the high school’s mascot debate is likely to continue. Also, Burlington residents voted in favor or legalizing prostitution and keeping Progressives in control of City Council.
The city of Rutland will see four conservative candidates attempt to take four open seats on the Rutland City School Board this Town Meeting Day.
These efforts to expose young women to predatory pornographers and pimps is a stellar example of how extraordinarily dangerous and ill-considered are all of these abuses of Vermonters.
Please consider some things before we vote to increase the school budget by 13.3% per equalized student. For these reasons, we recommend Burlingtonians vote no on Question #1 this Town Meeting Day.
Hinesburg’s recent vote to eliminate it’s town meeting and move all town votes to a ballot instead of a traditional town meeting has caught the attention of state lawmakers and Town Meeting Day advocates, who say the town improperly applied a pandemic-era safety measure.
On Town Meeting Day one Vermont community banned activist flags on school grounds, 24 communities approved retail marijuana, and various candidates who dug in on key issues saw victory or defeat.
Democratic Mayor Miro Weinberger barely maintained his office as just 129 votes separated him from runner-up and City Council President Max Tracy. Also, mostly familiar faces remain in the liberal-leaning Burlington City Council, and voters approved all seven ballot items.
“Brave Little Town” lawn signs in abundance around the area are urging local voters of the Addison Central School District to vote “yes” in letting Ripton School out of the district.
As Town Meeting Day approaches, the Burlington GOP has released a statement making clear to voters that ballot initiatives that push green energy in homes will raise the cost of heating, and new eviction bans will mean fewer rentals while wealthy homebuyers benefit.
The Colchester School District’s budget proposal is increasing by about $2 million this year, driven by hard-to-negotiate health care and transportation costs. District leaders say they were wary of increasing costs further during a pandemic.
Residents of the Town of Essex will be voting on a new charter that would merge the town and the Village of Essex Junction.
Two seats on the Winooski City Council are up for election this Town Meeting Day — and five candidates will by vying for the top spots. All candidates are competing for the two seats, and voters may cast votes for two candidates. The two who receive the most votes will win a seat on the council.