Sep 042014
 

Brookfield is a town in Orange County, Vermont, United States. It was created by Vermont charter on August 5, 1781. Brookfield is best known for its floating bridge which spans Sunset Lake buoyed by pontoons. The bridge, which is the only floating bridge east of the Mississippi River, was originally built in 1820 by Luther Adams and his neighbors. Sunset Lake is also the site of an annual ice harvesting festival. Brookfield boasts that it has Vermont’s oldest continually operating library dating back to 1791.

Brookfield Town Offices

Brookfield Town Offices

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Phone: 802-276-3352
Mailing address: P. O. Box 463, Brookfield, VT 05036

townclerk@brookfieldvt.org

Dec 182014
 

1. Present and Voting: A. Borgman, K.Anderson, C. Wright, D. Childs, M. Foran. Present and Non-Voting: L. Rochat.

2. Minutes of the 11/18/14 Meeting approved.

3. Treasurer’s Report. The following reports were presented and reviewed by the trustees: 1. Library income and expenses 1/13 to 6/14. 2.Proposed budget for fiscal year 7/14 to 6/15. 3. Proposed budget for fiscal year 7/15 to 6/16. The reports were approved and while the bottom line numbers are set some movement between expense items are to be allowed without affecting totals.

4. Librarian reports presented and reviewed. The 4/7/15 Sharrow program is set and necessary advertising etc. is in hand. A new projector screen has been purchased and installed – courtesy of D. Childs; the installation that is. Projector purchase has been proposed and approved by trustees. New Rug and maintenance discussion is to be discussed in future meetings.

5. Programs: Jon Binhammer is on board for a March/April nature type program with title to be decided later. Amy Borgman”s Ethiopia program is set for 1/15/15 at 7PM.

6. Making the Library available for meeting of outside groups has been approved but some regulations and rules will have to be in place for these meetings. Some security will probably have to in place also. This will be discussed at next meeting. Town Meeting report is finished and ready for scheduled due date to the town.

7. Next meeting is 1/20/15 at 9AM.

Dec 182014
 

The Brookfield Town Office will be open: December 23         8:30 – 4 30 December 24          8:30 – noon December 25          Closed December  30         8:30 – 4:30 December   31         8:30 – noon January 1   [Read more…]

Dec 092014
 

Brookfield Selectboard Meeting of December 8, 2014 Town Clerk’s Office on Ralph Road Selectboard: John Benson (Chair), Cory Haggett, Jeff Kimmel Public Attendees: Teresa Godfrey (Recorder), Tim Hill, Dan Bohnyak 1. Call to Order: Mr. Benson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p. m. 2. Public Presentation: Mr. Hill, an Old Stage Road resident, [Read more…]

Nov 222014
 

1. Present and Voting: A. Borgman, K. Anderson, C. Wright, D. Childs, M. Foran. Present and Non Voting: L. Rochat. 2. Minutes of the 10/21/14 Meeting approved. 3. Treasurer’s Report. Expenditures are well within budget. Income is more than sufficient for budgeted items. K.Anderson will forward the outside donations relative to the Spelling Bee costs [Read more…]

Nov 182014
 

The Brookfield Town Office will close at noon on Wednesday, November 26 and be closed Thursday, November 27. The office will resume regular office hours on Tuesday, December 2. We apologize for any inconvenience.  

Nov 132014
 

Brookfield Selectboard Meeting of November 10, 2014 Town Clerk’s Office on Ralph Road Selectboard: John Benson (Chair), Cory Haggett, Jeff Kimmel Public Attendees: Teresa Godfrey (Recorder), Ray Peck (Highway Foreman), Melanie LaRocque, Jennifer Severidt 1. Call to Order: Mr. Benson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p. m. 2. Public Presentation: Mrs. LaRocque would [Read more…]

Nov 062014
 

This Brookfield Town Office will be closed on Tuesday 11 November, in honor of Veterans Day. The office will reopen for our regular hours at 8:30 AM Wednesday 12 November. We apologized for any inconvenience.