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Same for West Windsor -
Dale, Admin Asst.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Waldo" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 6:07 AM
Subject: Re: Form of Town Meeting


> In the tiny town of Baltimore, we still elect everything from the floor,
> including all town officers.  Nothing is by ballot and the meeting can get
> tempestuous at times.  We still enjoy a large turnout each year.
>
> Steven M. Waldo, Chairman
> Baltimore Selectboard
> 6 Baltimore Road
> Baltimore, Vt. 05143
> (802) 263-5355
> [log in to unmask]
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary Snider" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 10:20 PM
> Subject: Re: Form of Town Meeting
>
>
> > Hi Sandy:
> >
> >     The town of Richford has been voting their budget by Australian
Ballot
> for
> > about 25 years.  It works very well.  We have a much greater voter turn
> out.
> > We have yet to have to revote a municipal budget, School budgets at
least
> 5 in
> > the last fifteen years have had to be revoted, some years even the
second
> > revote was needed.
> >
> > Gary Snider, Richford
> > On Mon, 13 Jan 2003 18:25:23 -0500 Sandy
> <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I am doing a survey on how many towns vote
> > > their budget by
> > > Australian ballot and how many still vote their
> > > budget from the floor.  If
> > > you have switch to Australian ballot: how many
> > > years have you been doing it this
> > > way and how do the voters like it?  Also,
> > > how many revotes of budget have
> > > you had to do?
> > >
> > > Thank you for your help.....
> > >
> > > Sandy Grenier
> > > Town Clerk/Treasurer
> > > St Johnsbury
> >