Town Meeting Day 2021 Forums Begin January 14th

January 08, 2021

To help voters better understand the people and questions on their local ballots, Town Meeting TV (formerly known as Channel 17) will present a series of candidate forums, budget presentations, and other election-related programs beginning Thursday, January 14th.

Although this year’s forums will be held remotely due to COVID-19, municipal officials and all candidates will be invited to participate in virtual forums or encouraged to share their own video content. Forums will be livestreamed on Town Meeting TV’s YouTube channel ( and rebroadcast on Comcast channel 1087 and Burlington Telecom channels 17 and 217. Select forums will also be aired live on television.

Voters are encouraged to ask the candidates questions during the forums by calling 802-862-3966. Questions for Burlington City Council and Mayoral candidates can also be submitted here:

For a complete schedule of Town Meeting Day forums and other election-related events and resources, visit

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