Town Meeting Day Election Forums



Municipal candidates and ballot questions are aired for public reflection.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-08-19
Format: 2019-08-19
Burlington Ward 5 School Board Forum - 02/16/2018
Burlington School Board candidates for the Ward 5 seat Susanmarie Harrington (Incumbent), Mike Fisher, and Nicole Twohig outline their platforms. Matt Kelly moderates. During the forum, it was noted by the moderator that Vermont is a right-to-work...
Burlington Ward 7 School Board Forum - 02/16/2018
Burlington School Board candidate Monica Ivancic outlines her candidacy. Matt Kelly moderates.
Burlington Ward 8 School Board Forum - 02/16/2018
Burlington School Board candidate Keith Pillsbury is running unopposed for the Ward 8 seat. Moderated by Matt Kelly.
Burlington Mayoral AARP Forum - 02/15/2018
Burlington Mayoral candidates meet in this forum sponsored by AARP, Burlington Business Association,, and Local Motion at the Echo Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Moderated by Fran Stoddard.
Burlington Ward 1 School Board Forum - 02/15/2018
Burlington School Board candidate for the Ward 1 seat, Eric Gorman, outlines his platform.
Burlington Ward 3 School Board Forum - 02/15/2018
Burlington School Board candidate for the Ward 3 seat Liz Curry (Incumbent) outlines her candidacy. Ib Nar was not available to attend this live event. Moderated by Matt Kelly.
Burlington Ward 4 School Board Forum - 02/15/2018
Burlington School Board candidate for the Ward 4 seat Martine Gulick outlines her platform. Matt Kelly moderates.
We Love Election Season 2018 - 02/14/2018
Hosts Diane Myerhoff and Morgan True give viewers a preview of town and city affairs that will be addressed on March 6, 2018, for Town Meeting Day around Channel 17's areas of municipal coverage: Burlington, Winooski, South Burlington, Williston...
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.

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