VERMONT LEAGUE OF CITIES AND TOWNS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Hybrid Meeting - 12:20 p.m.
Via Zoom and in Person at:
VLCT Offices, the Vermont Room, 89 Main Street, Montpelier, VT
1. Call to order by President; Introduction of new members and guests, if any. (12:20)
2. Additions and Deletions to the Agenda (12:25)
Action Suggested: Board members should review the agenda, including adding or deleting items, moving items to and from the consent agenda, and having the President, board members, and staff identify items to be added under “Other Business.”
3. Consent Agenda Items (12:30)
Action Suggested: Approve all items in gross and without debate or amendment. A single member can demand a separate vote for any of the series offered. Items voted separately require a separate motion to approve and may be fully debated and amended at the end of the agenda.
a. Approve Minutes of July 21, 2022 meeting.
b. Accept August-September Personnel Report.
4. Municipal Impacts of Expiring Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program and General Assistance Housing Program (12:35)
Action Suggested: No action required. Katarina Lisaius, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Department for Children and Families, will provide an update on both programs and take questions from the Board
5. Organizational Update (12:55)
Action Suggested: No action required. Ted Brady will provide a brief organizational update.
a. Organizational Update
6. 2022 Q2 Financial Report (1:10)
Action Suggested: The Board should accept the report. CFO Seth Abbene will review the 2022 Q2 Financial Report.
a. Q2 2022 Financial Report
7. Nominating Committee Report (1:25)
Action Suggested: The Board should adopt the nominating committee’s report. The nominating
committee will recommend officers and candidates for the upcoming elections at Town Fair.
a. 2022 Board Chart
8. Break (1:40)
9. Review 2023/2024 Municipal Policy (1:45)
Action Suggested: The Board may wish to pass a motion recommending the membership adopt the municipal policy for the 2022/2023 legislative session as presented or amend it.
a. Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Policy
b. Public Safety Policy
c. Quality of Life and Housing Policy
d. Transportation Policy
e. Environment Policy
10. Turning Municipal Policy into Legislative Action (2:30)
Action Suggested: The Board may wish to direct staff to focus on certain aspects of the municipal policy to turn into key legislative initiatives this year.
11. Reschedule October Board Meeting (2:45)
Action Suggested: The Board should pass a motion to schedule the next Board meeting for Thursday, October 6th at 10:30 a.m. in the Northstar Room at the Killington Grand Resort and Hotel, in Killington. The Board meeting was originally scheduled for October 7th.
12. Other Business (2:50)
13. Adjourn (3:00)
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