Welcome to July, and continued reporting of COVID-19 dashboard numbers from the Vermont Department of Health, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, and MA and NH counties that surround Brattleboro.
You can find the June numbers here, the May dashboard reporting here, and the April numbers here.
The Town of Brattleboro has some excellent resources being compiled. Here are the links to the Town’s pages:
Resources for Businesses
Resources for Individuals and Families
$7 Lunch Specials July 6th – July 10th
Mon – fried chicken breast, mashed potato, gravy & veg
Tues – bratwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad, beets
Wed – chef salad
Thur – lasagna w/ salad
Fri – clam strip roll, french fries, coleslaw
Registered Voters can deliver Petition signatures in an envelope addressed to the Municipal Clerk’s Office into the black box at that says, “For Tax Payments” at the parking lot entrance of the Municipal building. 483 signatures, which is 5% of the current voter checklist of 9,651, are required.
Whereas the Municipal Secretary Jan Anderson and Clerk Hilary Francis were contacted on June 30th, 2020 to resolve the concern on proper responsibility of the WSESD 2021 Ballot Public Warning Notice listed on the official Municipal Calendar
Prominently placed statues of famous racists are no longer acceptable, just as policemen shooting African Americans has finally become unacceptable. Why not dispense with the far out illusion of a racist colonial capitalist USA being worth celebrating. Meanwhile left undone is the protecting of non-American Black lives from killer American GIs invading and bombing their beloved countries.
Absentee ballots for the Primary Election to be held on August 11, are now available in Vermont town clerks’ offices. Anyone wishing to vote prior to August 11 may apply for an absentee ballot until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10. Due to COVID-19, in-person early voting at the Brattleboro Town Clerk’s office will not be an option this year. Absentee ballots may be mailed to the voter by the clerk’s office or if a voter is in need can be delivered to the voter’s residence by two Justices of the Peace. All ballots must be received by the clerk before the polls close on election day in order to be counted. Ballots can be returned by mail (postage pre-paid), dropped off in advance of the election in the drop box in the Municipal Center parking lot, or returned to the polls on election day. For more information or to request an absentee ballot in Brattleboro call 251-8157. Sample ballots are available on the Brattleboro.org website, under elections.
NOTICE OF MEETING
The Windham Southeast School District Amendment and Policy Committee will meet remotely at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 via Zoom.
In observance of the July 4th holiday, all Town offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020, with the exception of emergency services.
Parking is free at all metered spaces and in the pay-and-display lots on Saturday and Sunday, July 4 and July 5, 2020. All other violations will be enforced. Parking enforcement will resume on Monday, July 6, 2020.
Brooks Memorial Library curbside service will be closed from Friday, July 3, through Sunday, July 5, 2020.
NOTICE OF MEETING
The Windham Southeast School District Programmatic and Performance Equity Committee will meet remotely at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 via Zoom:
The Brattleboro Selectboard will consider a re-imagined, two-part Representative Town Meeting at their next regular virtual meeting. The plan calls for an online portion on one day, and voting by Australian ballot on another.
A “police review” process is being proposed to look at funding and whether social services might be able to relieve the police of some responsibilities, new bike lanes and pedestrian safety measures will be discussed for Putney Rd., a new Exit 2 to downtown bike lane possibility will be studied, the board will offer up thoughts on the rebuilding of Rt 9 to Wilmington, and you can bring up other items not on the agenda during public participation.
Meeting Called to Order (Planning Commission Chair)
Announcements (Planning Commission Chair)
Public Comment (Planning Commission Chair)
Approve Minutes of June 22, 2020 Meeting (Planning Commission Chair)
Wonder if the votes from yesterday’s WSESD School District Budget Vote have been tabulated (assume so) and might soon be reported? Often ibrattleboro is ahead of other media on these results.
The Brattleboro Parking Department would like to remind everyone, starting July 1st, 2020, payment will once again be required at all street meters and kiosks in parking lots in the downtown area. If anyone has any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Carol at 257-2305.