Brattleboro Common Sense has a petition out for those interesting in forcing a town-wide vote on the budget recently passed by the Brattleboro Selectboard:
250 Signatures (or 50 Town Reps)
Needed by This Friday, June 26
The Brattleboro Selectboard approved a budget without policing and services reform called for by the community.
We can make this budget go to a town-wide vote. With lives on the line, and Representative Town Meeting in limbo, the people need to step in to represent ourselves.
Download, Print and Spread This Petition.
Get as many signatures as you can, even if only yours.
Bring them to BCS (16 Washington St.) by 4PM Friday, or Contact us and we’ll come get them.
Petitions can only be signed by registered Brattleboro voters.
Let’s get it done!
REFERENDUM PETITION for POLICE REFORM
Whereas the Selectboard has approved a budget without sufficient consideration of police reform, we the undersigned voters of the Town of Brattleboro hereby petition for a referendum pursuant to Brattleboro Charter article 3 section 4, and request that a town-wide vote be scheduled according to law on the following article, which the Selectboard, acting as Representative Town Meeting, approved April 16, 2020:
the FY21 General Fund Budget