Posts filed under: Selectboard

At a special meeting of the Selectboard on July 30, board members voted to set the municipal tax rate for 2017/18 at $0.1719, a reduction about one-half of one cent...
Questions about lot 128 on Flat Rock Road linger even after the town settled a legal dispute involving the camp last month just prior to a court-ordered mediation. The settlement...
Because VCLT Property and Casualty Intermunicipal Fund, the town’s insurance company, has twice denied the town’s request to cover these expenses, the cost will have to come from town money,...
The short-term home rentals are usually posted on Airbnb or Vacation Rentals by Owner (VRBO). Airbnb lists 39 short-term home rentals in Charlotte. VRBO has approximately 15 rentals in Charlotte....
The Charlotte Selectboard asked your Tree Warden to conduct a preliminary assessment of trees that would need to be removed to accommodate an eight-foot wide trail that starts four feet...
  Morgan Magoon | News Intern When Scott Hardy of New Haven wanted to subdivide a 10-acre parcel of land on Mt. Philo Road into two five-acre lots, he applied...
Heather McKim | Staff writer Town purchasing practices—more specifically, the way purchasing paperwork is handled—were a matter of concern at the June 26 Selectboard meeting. The Selectboard voted to amend...
  Keith Morrill | Staff writer A Vermont company’s plan to build solar panels in Charlotte was dealt a serious setback after a recent proposed decision recommended that the Vermont...
Keith Morrill | Staff Writer The recent legal battles and evictions of leaseholders on Malletts Bay in Colchester have some Charlotte citizens asking if similar events could unfold in their...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief Speed limit enforcement in town has been an ongoing contentious issue, and Vermont State Police addressed the matter at a recent Selectboard meeting. Vermont...
Keith Morrill | Staff Writer The seven properties of Lane’s Lane stand apart from the nearly 200 camps hemming the shoreline of Thompson’s Point. Though they’re readily accessible above ground,...
Keith Morrill | Staff Writer The Town of Charlotte and one of its property owners remain divided over the fate of two lots on Flat Rock Road on Thompson’s Point....
Editor’s note: It was Susan Ohanian’s advisory motion to impeach Donald Trump that prompted the Selectboard’s letter to Rep. Peter Welch last month. The basis for the motion was Article...
John Hammer | Contributing Editor The Selectboard meeting of March 27 was relatively short and sweet. It began with the decision to engage the firm of Murphy, Sullivan and Kronk...
John Hammer | Contributing Editor The public hearing scheduled before the Selectboard on March 20 to receive public comments on a proposed amendment to the Town’s Land Use Regulations (LUR)...
John Hammer | Contributing Editor March 9 meeting: Following on the heels of this year’s Town Meeting, the Selectboard held its organizational meeting. Frank Tenney was welcomed as he took...
The Town of Charlotte is providing a notice of availability of a five-year lease (for the mowing seasons of 2017—2021) to mow and bale approximately 50.4 acres on Thompson’s Point,...
John Hammer | Contributing editor Last year, by a vote of 1,148 to 349, Charlotters passed Town Meeting Article 9, which established a municipal charter that alters the way the...
John Hammer | Contributing Editor The Charlotte Selectboard met three times in late January to fine-tune the town budget and official warning for Town Meeting. Selectman Krasnow made a strong...
Lynn Monty | Editor in Chief The Charlotte Selectboard approved new factor scores for the town administrator and town clerk/treasurer positions on Jan. 17. When combined with step increases and...