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Introduction to this blog
Tag Archives: Selectboard
This is the second post in a series of four posts about the report of the Community Engagement Team (CET) to the selectboard on November 20. A list of the posts in this series is at the bottom of this post. … Continue reading
The Community Engagement Team (CET) in my town of Cambridge, Vermont, presented its report to the selectboard at the board’s regular meeting on November 20. The CET’s report is on the town’s website here. In this post, I review the … Continue reading
The Jeffersonville Commuter bus will continue to operate through June 30, 2018 without any reduction in service. Click here for the bus schedule – see Route 36. Green Mountain Transit (GMT) is the regional transit authority that operates the bus. … Continue reading
The Villages Project is an initiative to provide services to the elderly in their homes in order to allow them to age in place, without moving to an elder care facility. The concept originated with a group of citizens in … Continue reading
The Town of Cambridge has several boards, committees and commissions, both elected and appointed. As I learn the job of the selectboard, I am also learning what these other groups do. This post is about the cemetery commission. Cemeteries are … Continue reading
The Vermont Secretary of State’s website has concise descriptions of various local government offices: Local Office Descriptions – Who’s Who in Local Government. I found this one amusing: Selectboard Members (elected) General supervision and control over town; enacts ordinances, regulations, … Continue reading
One of my stated goals in retirement, after a career in business, was to learn about government. So, four months into retirement, what am I learning? When I wrote (in December and February) that I wanted to learn about government, … Continue reading
The town of Cambridge elected me to its Select Board at Town Meeting on March 7, 2017. (See Candidate for Select Board.) I am honored and humbled. Thank you to the voters in Cambridge. I will do my best to … Continue reading