Last Tuesday, The Charlotte News, along with the Grange and the Charlotte Public Library, hosted its annual Meet the Candidates night, where four Selectboard candidates answered questions posed by the community.
Charlotter’s write in about support for selectboard candidacy, school district’s proposed budget and energy change.
With more than 100 attendees, Tuesday’s Meet the Candidates Night Zoom event proved that even a snowstorm and the coronavirus can’t stop Charlotters from civic engagement.
There are two contested Selectboard races this year, and the candidates are coming out (metaphorically) to discuss town issues and meet the voters.
After two recent public comment sessions on the proposed increase of the East Charlotte Village commercial district’s borders and allowable density, some Charlotte selectboard candidates gave their views on the topic
With no petition needed, it’s a little easier this year, but there’s still a deadline: Charlotters interested in running for office need to submit paperwork to Town Clerk/Treasurer Mary Mead by Monday, Jan. 25 at 5 p.m.
It was all about the budgets at Monday’s Selectboard meeting, as the first five town departments to present their FY2021-22 financial hopes and dreams shared spreadsheets in the first round of the yearly budget process.
Tuesday’s Meet the Candidates night at the Grange hosted five candidates from the list of nine names on this year’s ballot. Four are running unopposed and one candidate, Matt Krasnow, is the sole candidate who attended who is vying for the only contested race: a three year Selectboard term.