Town and Village

Charter Revision Commission meets Sept. 21

BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro's Charter Revision Commission will meet on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6:15 p.m., in the Selectboard Meeting Room in the Municipal Center, 230 Main St.

The meeting agenda includes a discussion with town officials, including Selectboard Chair Ian Goodnow, Vice Chair Franz Reichsman, Town Clerk Hilary Francis, Town Attorney Bob Fisher, and Assistant Town Manager Patrick Moreland.

The seven-member commission was established by the Selectboard in 2022 as proscribed by the town charter itself. Members are Hannah Clarisse, Peter Elwell, David Gartenstein, Denise Glover, Maya Hasegawa, Kate O'Connor, and Joy Tournoux.

The document calls on the commission "to review the language of the charter and the rights, powers, duties, and responsibilities specified therein. The commission may propose amendments and may redraft the charter in whole or in part."

All commission meetings are open to the public.

The meeting can be accessed from your computer, tablet, or smartphone via Zoom at The meeting ID is 3293 9735 and the passcode is 12261753.

The meetings are recorded and available on BCTV's website,

The full text of the town charter is available at

This Town and Village item was submitted to The Commons.

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