On behalf of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, which comprises all 246 cities and towns in Vermont, the board of directors offers these perspectives on police reform.
Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday that municipalities could set stricter policies on mask wearing.
The bill would give town officials the power to create new deadlines and waive penalties and interest.
Vermonters seem to appreciate the current open window into how legislative business is conducted and laws are made.
The action, which means the measure should see a floor vote in the coming weeks, represents a significant step toward a cannabis marketplace in 2022.
After previously opposing an unusual class action maneuver, Attorney General TJ Donovan now says towns should join the national lawsuit against drug companies.
Six communities have been chosen for a state program designed to help them figure out how to accommodate residential development that is affordable, low-impact and close to downtowns.
By state law, all Vermont towns are required to have policies in place concerning conflicts of interest as of July 1.
Under the plan, up to 10 municipalities would be able to submit any proposals or rule changes to a 12-member commission that would serve as the towns’ central regulatory body.
A House bill would increase gas tax by four cents to generate revenue for local road repairs. But top transportation policymakers say they’re not inclined to take it up.
The six city executives also said at a Statehouse press conference that they support Gov. Phil Scott’s proposal to add more funding to a downtown tax credit program.
News Release — Vermont League of Cities and Towns July 27, 2018 Contact: Fred Satink [email protected] 802.229.9111 VLCT PACIF Strengthens Law Enforcement Expertise with Hiring of Trevor Whipple Retiring South Burlington Chief of Police to Focus on Municipal Law Enforcement Safety and Risk Management Consulting Montpelier, Vt. – The Vermont League of Cities and Towns […]
News Release — Vermont League of Cities and Towns July 18, 2018 Media Contact: Milly Archer [email protected] 802-229-9111 VLCT Water Resource Assistance Program Celebrates Another Successful Year Helping Vermont Communities Protect Water Quality Montpelier, Vt. – The Vermont League of Cities & Towns (VLCT), through the organization’s Municipal Assistance Center Water Resource Assistance Program, has […]
Property tax bills will go out late and municipalities could have to borrow for longer as a result if a looming government shutdown goes into effect July 1.