Town Meeting Day is upon us. Town Ballots will be mailed to voters in Putney, but you have to request your Windham Southeast School District Ballot by calling or emailing our Town Clerk, Jon Johnson, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please consider voting absentee. In person voting is possible on March 1st.
What to look for in 2022!
-We will vote by Australian Ballot this year due to COVID – There will be no in person Town Meeting – Polling place is open on March 1st
-Consider voting absentee – early voting starts February 9th and ends in person on Tuesday, March 1st
-School District Ballot- Contested elections (three seats open and four candidates – David Wheeler has dropped from race)
-Town Ballot – Contested elections for Putney Select Board and multiple ballot questions this year:
-Expanding the Select Board
-Policing Policy and Human Rights
-Taxing Renewable Energy Solar Farms in Putney
Want to Learn More Before You Vote?! Come to These Candidate Forums and Info Sessions!
-Meet The Candidates for School Board, hosted by The Commons and The Reformer, Wednesday, February 16th, 6:30-8pm, BCTV will post the footage after the forum – zoom link here: bit.ly/wsesd-forum.
-The School District informational meeting in on February 24th at 6:00 via Zoom – https://sites.google.com/wsesu.org/wsesdboard/home
-Meet the Putney Select Board Candidates on Thursday, February 17th, 6:30-8pm – The Putney Huddle will host a candidate forum via Zoom with Meg Mott will moderate, BCTV will post the footage after the forum – zoom link here: bit.ly/PutneySelectboardCandidateForum
-Public Informational Meeting for Putney is on Saturday, February 26th, starting at 10:00 via Zoom, don’t have internet, you can call in to the meeting on your phone – link here: https://www.putneyvt.org/index.asp?SEC=83BC0943-09E0-4F35-8E8F-912420E5C5D6&DE=9C9385EC-8C76-41C2-BEC7-DAA21F86DD16
-Town (mailed to you) : https://www.putneyvt.org/vertical/sites/AFAACF45-D9AA-42F6-BFAF-8BC25D547B48/uploads/ATM_2022_Ballot_–_Putney_VT_030122.pdf
-School (need to email or call town clerk to send you one!): https://www.putneyvt.org/vertical/sites/%7BAFAACF45-D9AA-42F6-BFAF-8BC25D547B48%7D/uploads/WSESD20220301ballot.pdf
Facebook Events to Candidate Forum:
-School Board Candidate Forum, Wednesday, February 16th, 6:30pm – https://fb.me/e/2WZzPa61E
-Putney Select Board Candidate Forum, Thursday, February 17th, 6:30pm – https://fb.me/e/m8GJi7Bw4