Brattleboro voters will consider on Town Meeting Day whether to replace the Select Board form of governnment with the mayoral form, in which voters also select a chief executive.
"After securing enough signatures, the petition was submitted and an article on the March 3 ballot reads: "Shall the voters of the town of Brattleboro advise the Select Board to amend the Brattleboro town charter to replace the Select Board with that of a mayoral form of governance?" The vote is advisory only and will not bind the town to anything. Yates said an affirmative vote could trigger a reconvening of the town's Charter Review Committee to look at replacing the Select Board, Representative Town Meeting and town manager with a mayor and a council.
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