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Vermont League of Cities and Towns
2021 Annual Business Meeting
Zoom Virtual Meeting
September 29, 2021

Minutes (draft)

President Weinberger called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m. and introduced members of the VLCT Board of Directors. He then introduced Ed Chase, Town Moderator from Westford, to preside over the official business of the meeting. 

Ed Chase introduced the agenda of the 2021 VLCT Annual Meeting. By motion duly made by Mayor David Allaire of Rutland City and seconded by Stowe Town Manager Charles Safford, the agenda was adopted unanimously.

Ed Chase introduced the minutes of the 2020 Annual Meeting. On motion duly made by Stowe Town Manager Charles Safford and seconded by Brattleboro Town Manager Peter Elwell, the minutes were adopted unanimously as printed. 

Ed Chase introduced the governing rules of the 2021 VLCT Annual Meeting. On motion duly made by Newport Mayor Paul Monette and seconded by Vernon Town Clerk Sandy Harris, the rules were adopted unanimously.   
 
President Weinberger introduced VLCT Executive Director Ted Brady who offered an organizational update. 

President Weinberger recognized retiring and departing VLCT Board of Directors Brattleboro Town Manager Peter Elwell, St. Albans City Manager Dom Cloud, and Stowe Town Manager Charles Safford. President Weinberger then introduced Chair of the Nominating Committee and Immediate Past President St. Albans City Manager Dom Cloud to present the Nominating Committee Report. Ed Chase then presided over the elections. Ed Chase asked if there were any nominations from the floor, and after no nominations came forward, called for the yeas and nays on the slate as presented.

The following offers and Board members were elected:

President, term expires October 2022:

  • Jessie Baker, City Manager, City of South Burlington (pop. 19,509)

Vice-President, term expires October 2022: 

  • William Fraser, City Manager, City of Montpelier (pop. 7,372)

For the Board of Directors seat vacated by William Fraser expiring October 2022: 

  • Joe Major, Selectboard Vice Chair, Town of Hartford (pop. 9,556)

For five, two-year terms through October 2023: 

  • Mary Anne Goulette, Town Manager, Town of West Rutland (pop. 2,391) 
  • Delsie Hoyt, Selectboard Chair, Town of West Fairlee (pop. 676)
  • Lucrecia Wonsor, Town Clerk, Town of Killington (pop. 798)
  • Charlie Hancock, Selectboard Chair, Town of Montgomery (pop. 921)
  • Georgette Wolf-Ludwig, Town Clerk, Town of Fairlee (pop. 1,051) 

Newly elected president and South Burlington City Manager Jessie Baker introduced the new board members and thanked outgoing president Mayor Miro Weinberger.

No other business was brought before the Annual Meeting.

By motion duly made by Stowe Town Manager Charles Safford and seconded by Brattleboro Town Manager Peter Elwell, the Annual Meeting was adjourned at 2:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted, 
Ted Brady
Executive Director

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VLCT Board of Directors

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