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Message and Reminders from our Selectboard

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Thank you to all who attended Town Meeting this year. The Selectboard will be discussing ways to make Town Meeting 2018 even better!
The selectboard has voted to continue meeting on the same schedule and time as last year… 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM
at Town Hall. Agendas are posted on our website www.brooklinevt.com and on the community boards located outside of Town Hall, at Whitney Hill intersection and at the triangle as you enter town by Hill Road.

The selectboard welcomes our newest member David Jones who was elected for a two year term. Chris Webb attended the March 15th meeting and is interested in the open one year seat on the selectboard. Appointments for vacant seats will be made at the next Selectboard meeting on Wednesday April 5th. If you are interested in any position, please contact Dot Maggio Chairperson (365-7072) or Guy Tanza our Town Clerk (365-4648) so that you can be added to the agenda.

The following positions are currently vacant:
1 Selectboard seat - 1 year term
1 Emergency Mgmt. Coordinator - 1 year term
1 Rescue Inc. Representative - 1 year term
1 SEVCA Representative - 1 year term
1 Planning Commission - 2 year remaining term
1 LGUHS School Director - 1 year term
1 Historical Society - 1 year term

Quick reminder to all DOG owners: Saturday April 1 is the LAST day to license your dog(s) before late fees are added. After May 1st a $50 fine will be added for each unlicensed dog.
Town Hall will be open as it is every first Saturday of the month to accommodate pet owners. There is a LOW cost rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs at NewBrook Fire Department on Saturday March 25th between 10 and 1. Animals must be on a leash or in a crate. All dogs are required to wear a collar with the 2017 license attached by law. It also helps us return your pet quickly if he/she has run away. Lost or nuisance dogs should be reported to Nancy Libby our Animal Control Officer (380-0464) or Dot Maggio Deputy ACO (365-7072).

Town Meeting, Proposed Unified School District Vote Reminders

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Hi everyone,
Just a couple of reminders:
Tuesday March 7, 2017 is Town Meeting Day and is scheduled to start at 10:00 A.M. It would be very helpful to bring along your copy of the Annual Town Meeting Report, mailed to you last week. The Town Meetinghouse Committee will be in charge of snacks and lunch break. As always we look forward to all of you wonderful home cooks and bakers to bring along some of your great samplings. The Town Meeting will be held in the former Brookline Elementary School now known as Sunny Lane Daycare Center, located at 624 Grassy Brook Road, Brookline. Please use entrance in the back to the all purpose room.

To Brookline registered voters,
Early and absentee ballots for the Proposed Unified School District Vote to be held on March 7, 2017,(Act 46) are available in the Brookline town clerk’s office. Anyone wishing to vote prior to March 7th may apply for an early/absentee ballot until 5 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017. Early/absentee ballots may be voted in person in the clerk’s office, mailed to the voter by the clerk’s office, picked up by the voter or delivered to the voter’s residence by two justices of the peace. All voted ballots must be received by the clerk before the polls close in order to be counted. Early/absentee ballots remain sealed until Voting Day. Absentee ballot envelopes are opened at the polling place and ballots are processed that day. For more information or to request an early/absentee ballot call 802 365-4648 or go online www.brooklinevt.com → Resource Links → My Voter Page.
If you are unsure if your name is listed as a registered voter or for more information about voter registration and early/ absentee voting, contact the town clerk at 365-4648.
Voting on March 7th, will be held in the Town Office, 934 Grassy Brook Road, Brookline. Polling hours will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sample ballot can be viewed on the bottom of the town's website homepage.