Election Information

Election Information

Braintree Town Meeting Follow-Up

Jessica Brassard • Town Clerk, Braintree

Election

Article Reconsideration – During the budget discussion and vote at Town Meeting in Braintree, a question was asked regarding reconsideration of an article after the fact. To clarify, the voters do have 30 days to sign a petition asking for a special meeting for the article to be reconsidered. See below:

Requests for Reconsideration of an Article
– Whether an article is voted on the floor or by Australian ballot, any voter who does not like the outcome of the vote on an article may file a petition containing signatures of five percent of the legal voters of the town with the legislative body within 30 days of the vote, asking for reconsideration of the article at a special town meeting. 17 V.S.A. 2661. The selectboard or school board must set a special meeting to reconsider the article within 60 days of receiving the petition.

If there is someone that is interested in having an article reconsidered from the Braintree Town Meeting on March 2, 2024, please reach out to the town clerk for wording, etc. braintreetownclerk@gmail.com

Town Meeting- Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 10:00am

Town Meeting will take place at the Braintree Town Hall, located at 5379 VT Route 12A in Braintree, Potluck lunch to follow.

OSSD School Board and Budget Vote/ Presidential Primary- Tuesday, March 5, 2024 from 9am to 7pm

The Braintree polling place for the OSSD School Board and Budget voting as well as the presidential Primary is the Braintree Town Hall, located at 5379 VT Route 12A in Braintree. The polls will open on March 5, 2024 at 9:00am and close at 7:00pm.

Other important information

For information on the OSSD School Board and Budget voting, please visit the School District’s webpage or refer to the information provided in the Braintree Town Report for FY 2023, copies of which will be delivered to your home or available at the Braintree Town Office.

Visit the Vermont Secretary of State Voter Information Page for other voting information.

Voting on Braintree elected officials and other items listed in the 2024 Town Meeting Warning is conducted from the floor at the annual Town Meeting, which will be held on March 2, 2024 at 10:00am at the Braintree Town Hall.