Town Matters: A Podcast by Brattleboro’s Town Manager

Town Matters: A Podcast by Brattleboro’s Town Manager

Welcome to Town Matters! We’re bringing you brief updates about what’s going on in Brattleboro Town government and what’s on the horizon for this wonderful, kind, and caring community in southeastern Vermont.

Episodes

February 16, 2024 8 mins

This episode covers the Brattleboro Selectboard meetings held on February 1 and February 6, and previews an upcoming meeting scheduled for February 20.

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This episode covers the Brattleboro Selectboard meeting held on January 16 and previews a special meeting on February 1 and a regularly scheduled meeting on February 6.

Show notes —

  • Watch the January 16 Selectboard meeting here; meeting materials are here.
  • More info on the February 1 special meeting here.
  • View more info about the FY25 Budget here, which includes a timeline with helpful background material
  • Learn about dog licens...
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This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on January 2 and 5, and then previews the meeting scheduled for January 16.

Show notes —

  • Watch the January 2 Selectboard meeting here; meeting material is here.
  • Watch the January 5 Selectboard meeting here; meeting material is here.
  • View more info about the FY25 Budget here, which includes a timeline with helpful background material
  • Learn more about petitions for March 2024 elect...
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December 28, 2023 8 mins

This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on December 19, 2023 and previews the meeting scheduled for January 2, 2024.

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December 13, 2023 7 mins

This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on December 5 and previews the meeting scheduled for December 19.

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December 4, 2023 5 mins

This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on November 21 and previews the meeting scheduled for December 5.

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This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on November 7 and previews the meeting scheduled for November 21.

Show notes —

  • Watch the November 7 Selectboard meeting here.
  • Read more on the Town Legislative Agenda for 2024 here.
  • Check out the redesign Town of Brattleboro website at Brattleboro.gov.
  • Take an online survey about the future of the pool at Living Memorial Park.
  • For more info about the winter parking ban, click her...
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This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on October 17 and previews the meeting scheduled for November 7.

Show notes —

  • Watch the October 17 Selectboard meeting here.
  • The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee is accepting applications for FY25 Human Services Funding. The application is available here.
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October 11, 2023 8 mins

This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on October 3 and previews the meeting scheduled for October 17.

Show notes —

  • Watch the October 3 Selectboard meeting here.
  • The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee is accepting applications for FY25 Human Services Funding. The Application, as well as instructions and guidelines, are available here.
  • Brattleboro was the subject of a video produced...
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September 26, 2023 6 mins

This episode covers the Selectboard meeting held on September 19 and previews the meeting scheduled for October 3.

Show notes —

  • You can view the September 19 meeting on YouTube.
  • The Town will host a Budget Engagement Open House on September 28 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main Street in Brattleboro. Meet with staff from Town departments, learn more about what they do, and share your ideas about how the...
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This episode covers the Selectboard meeting(s) in early September, previews the meeting on September 19, and announces a Budget Engagement Open House to kick off the start of the budget season.

 

Show notes —

  • The Selectboard meeting originally scheduled for September 5 was recessed to September 7. Watch the September 7 meeting here.
  • A Public Forum on Fire-EMS Alternatives was held on September 12. Watch here.
  • The Town will host...
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August 30, 2023 6 mins

This episode of "Town Matters" provides a recap of the Brattleboro Selectboard meeting held on August 15 and a preview of a meeting scheduled for September 5.

Show notes:

  • Watch the regular Selectboard meeting from August 15 here
  • Selectboard meeting material can be found here.
  • Visit the EMS Transition Project page here.
  • Brattleboro residents are eligible for trees to plant in their yard through Community Canopy, an Arbor Day F...
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August 9, 2023 5 mins

This episode of "Town Matters" provides a recap of the Brattleboro Selectboard meeting held on July 25 and a preview of a meeting scheduled for August 15.

Show notes:

  • Watch the regular Selectboard meeting from July 25 here
  • Selectboard meeting material can be found here.
  • Visit the EMS Transition Project page here.

“Town Matters” is recorded at Brattleboro Community Television. Provide feedback to the show at townmatters@...

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July 19, 2023 7 mins

Show notes —

  • Selectboard meeting materials can be found here.
  • Watch the July 11 Selectboard meeting courtesy BCTV.
  • During the July 11 meeting, the Brattleboro Selectboard adopted five major goals for fiscal year 2024 through fiscal year 2025. Those goals are: making the Transportation Center a good place for parking; developing an expansive vision for the Town pool; finding a path forward for Community Safety; developing the co...
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July 6, 2023 5 mins

This episode of "Town Matters" provides a recap of the Brattleboro Selectboard meeting held on June 20 and a preview of a special meeting, which is scheduled for July 11.

Show notes:

  • Watch the regular Selectboard meeting from June 20 here
  • Selectboard meeting material can be found here.
  • Visit the EMS Transition Project page here.

The Selectboard summer schedule is as follows:

  • July 11 – Special meeting
  • July 18 – Cance...
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June 14, 2023 5 mins

This episode of "Town Matters" offers a quick overview of three Selectboard meetings that were scheduled throughout June 2023.

 

Show notes:

  • Watch the Selectboard Retreat here
  • Watch the regular Selectboard meeting from June 6 here
  • Selectboard meeting material can be found here.
  • Listen to VPR's Vermont Edition regarding security services. 
  • Visit the EMS Transition Project page here.

This show was recorded at Brattlebor...

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Brattleboro Town Manager discusses the Selectboard meeting from May 16 and what's ahead in June 2023. Follow "Town Matters" wherever you listen to podcasts.

 

Show notes:

  • The Brattleboro Selectboard meeting materials can be found here.
  • Watch the May 16 Selectboard meeting here.
  • The Selectboard summer schedule: June 20, July 11 & 25, Aug. 15.
  • Visit the EMS Transition Project page here.
  • Sign up for alerts about the VTrans project...
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In the debut episode of "Town Matters," host John Potter, Brattleboro's Town Manager, provide brief updates from the first half of May 2023.

 

Send us feedback at: townmatters@brattleboro.org

 

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Recorded at Brattleboro Community Television.

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