Town Meeting Day Election Forums



Municipal candidates and ballot questions are aired for public reflection.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-12-02
Format: 2020-12-02
Burlington Ballot Item: Should Vermont Raise the Tobacco Age to 21? - 02/14/2018
Julia Shannon-Grillo, Burlington High School student, BHS Register, interviews: Joan Shannon, Burlington City Councilor, South District; Dr. Propero Gogo, MD, Cardiologist with UVM Medical Center; Tatiana Byam, Edmunds Middle School student; and...
Chittenden County Public Safety Authority PSA - 02/14/2018
At Town Meeting this year, voters in many communities will be asked whether to form the Chittenden County Public Safety Authority, a new union municipal district to provide regional emergency dispatch services. The Public Safety Authority would...
South Burlington City Budget FY19 and Ballot Presentation - 02/13/2018
City Manager Kevin Dorne, Deputy City Manager Tom Hubbard, and City Council Chair Helen Riehle present South Burlington's Budget and Ballot items for Town Meeting 2018.
Essex Town Budget FY19 and Ballot Presentation - 02/13/2018
Essex Town Budget and Ballot Items with Town Manager Pat Scheidel and Max Levy, Selectboard Chair. Moderated by Alex Friend.
Essex Selectboard 3-Year Seat - 02/13/2018
Candidates for a 3-Year term on the Town of Essex, Vermont's Selectboard outline their platforms. Candidates include Elaine Sopchak, Timothy Farr, and Mona Sheppard. Hosted by Alexander Friend.
Champlain Valley School District Budget FY19 Presentation - 02/12/2018
Champlain Valley School District representatives Elaine Pinckney, Jeanne Jensen, Lynne Jaunich, and Sandy Raymond outline the proposed budget for the school district.
Colchester School Budget FY19 Presentation - 02/12/2018
Colchester School Budget Presentation in advance of Town Meeting budget voting.
Williston Town Budget FY19 and Ballot Presentation - 02/09/2018
Selectboard Chair Terry Macaig is joined by Town Manager Rick McGuire, and Finance Director Jennifer Kennelly to present the proposed 2019 Town Budget.
Williston Selectboard 3-Year Seat - 02/09/2018
Williston Selectboard 3-Year Seat Forum with Terry Macaig (Incumbent).
South Burlington School District Budget FY19 and Ballot Presentation - 02/08/2018
South Burlington School District Superintendent David Young, District Finance Director John Aubin, and School Board Members Alexandra Escaja-Heiss, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, and Arnel Husrefovic join moderator Howard Wooden to discuss the projected...
South Burlington School Board 2-Year Seat - 02/08/2018
South Burlington School Board incumbent Bridget Burkhardt, Michael Rozzi and Tyler Samler outline their candidacies.
South Burlington School Board 3-Year Seat - 02/08/2018
South Burlington School Board candidates Elizabeth Fitzgerald and Laura Williams outline their platforms for a 3-year seat.
South Burlington City Council 2 and 3-Year Seats - 02/07/2018
Incumbent candidates for the South Burlington City Council 2 and 3-year seats, Meaghan Emery and Helen Riehle, outline their platform for moderator Diane Meyerhoff on this live call-in election forum.
Burlington Town Meeting Forum - The Mayoral Matchup - 02/05/2018
Mayoral candidates include Incumbent Miro Weinberger (D), Inifinite Culcleasure (I), and Carina Driscoll (I). Presented in partnership with Channel 17/Town Meeting Television, Seven Days Vermont, and The Champlain Valley League of Women Voters.
Burlington Republican Party Caucus - 01/25/2018
The Republican Party convenes to nominate candidates for Burlington's upcoming city official elections in March 2018.

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