Thursday February 15, 2018
Town Meeting Day is Tuesday, March 6, but early voting is available now to South Burlington voters, in person, at the city clerk’s office in City Hall prior to the election, or by requesting an early ballot. Absentee ballots can be obtained by calling the city clerk’s office at 846-4105. The deadline to vote early or request an early ballot is Monday, March 5.
Are you registered to vote?
There are several ways to register to vote. Stop by the city clerk’s office to pick up an application, or call to have the application mailed to you. You may also visit the Vermont Secretary of State’s website www.olvr.sec.state.vt.us to download the application or register on-line.
Election Day voter registration
Registration on Election Day is also available for all residents. However, in order to make your Election Day experience less stressful it is recommended that you verify your voting status in the city prior to Election Day.
Every voter has the ability to review their voter information by going to My Voter Page at mvp.sec.state.vt.us to check your voter status, locate your polling location or request an absentee ballot.
Be an informed voter
There are several opportunities for voters to learn more about city and school ballot items at information sessions scheduled for next week.
The city is holding a public information session at the South Burlington Public Library in the University Mall on Wednesday, February 21 at 6 p.m. to discuss City Articles III and IV. City Article III is related to a $2.9M bond vote for Bartlett Bay Wastewater Treatment Facility system improvements to reroute sewer services for the Hadley Road neighborhood from services currently contracted to Burlington, to service within South Burlington’s own infrastructure. City Article IV is related to the establishment of a Union Municipal District: The Chittenden County Public Safety Authority. South Burlington is one of seven Chittenden County communities considering consolidated emergency dispatch and 911 services.
The South Burlington School Board is holding a public hearing on Wednesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. at Tuttle Middle School Library to discuss School Article III. School Article III is a $950,500 bond vote related to capital improvements, renovations and additions for schools and district facilities.
School district and city budget presentations and candidate forums will be held at the Pre-Town Meeting on Monday, March 5 starting at 7 p.m. at FH Tuttle Middle School.