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

Jul 242017
 

BROOKFIELD PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY JULY 19, 2017 6:00 PM, BROOKFIELD TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE, RALPH ROAD, BROOKFIELD, VT

Attending were the following PSAC members: Stuart Edson, Kevin Joyal, and Lew Stowell; Guest: Sheriff William Bohnyak.

 

  1. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF JUNE17, 2017 MEETING. Approved as written.
  2. QUESTIONS OR ISSUES BROUGHT BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC. None attended.
  3. CONTINUING REVIEW OF OCSD ACTIVITIES, REPORTS AND BILLS. Discussion with Sheriff Bohnyak about the payment of June 2017 bill.  Edson and Stowell will inquire at the July 24 Selectboard Meeting.
  4. DISCUSS OCSD PATROL ASSIGNMENT STRATEGY. Sheriff Bohnyak agreed with the strategy of increased patrol hours in May, June, July, August and September with the caveat that unplanned events may affect the planned use of hours.
  5. CONTINUING DISCUSSION ABOUT DEVELOPING A SET OF GOALS AND
    EXPECTATIONS FOR OCSD SUPPORT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN BROOKFIELD.  Sheriff Bohnyak agreed with the goals and expectations drafted by the committee.
  6. DISCUSSION OF THE BROOKFIELD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE REVISION AND PRESENTING IT TO  THE SELECT BOARD.  The ordinance and recommendations were reviewed and approved.  Edson and Stowell will present them to the Select Board at their meeting on July 24.  When the Select Board approves the Traffic Ordinance, OCSD will require a certified copy.
  7. DISCUSSION OF RECOMMENDING A PUBLIC NUISANCE ORDINANCE. The First Constable/ Animal Control Officer is interested in researching an addition to the existing Dog & Pet Ordinance that would address animals and fowl in public highways.
  8. REVIEW PROGRESS OF THE TRAFFIC AND ROAD SIGN INVENTORY. No recent activity.
  9. DISCUSSION OF POND VILLAGE & STONE ROAD PARKING STATUS. Parking situation has improved except when guests or customers park in the road.  OCSD will monitor.
  10. DISCUSSION OF POST OFFICE OUTDOOR BULLETIN BOARD STATUS. The Town Clerk is exploring having the town purchase or build an improved bulletin board at the Brookfield Post Office.
  11. SETTING THE NEXT MEETING. August 16, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Brookfield Town Clerk’s Office.
  12. INVITING GUESTS TO THE NEXT MEETING.  Keith Gallant will be invited.
  13. Adjourned at 7:26 PM.
Jul 192017
 

BROOKFIELD SELECTBOARD Town Clerk’s Office 40 Ralph Road Brookfield, Vermont MINUTES Meeting of MONDAY, 10 July 2017   The meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M.   Members present: John Benson, Chair; Jeff Kimmel, and Cory Haggett.   Staff present:  Carla Preston, Alternate Administrative Assistant.   Others present:  Dan Mason with the Agency of [Read more…]

Jul 132017
 

Mountain Alliance & Casella Waste Management, Inc. This year’s HHW Collection Events will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 From 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Behind the Northfield Fire Station at128 Wall Street, Northfield, Vermont This event is for the residents of: Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield & Northfield   Materials Accepted at the Event: Acids, [Read more…]

Jun 222017
 

Mountain Alliance Advisory Committee Meeting of June 14, 2017 Randolph Town Hall Conference Room A   Attending:  Mel Adams Randolph Town Manager, Tim Caulfield Braintree representative, Jeffrey Kimmel Brookfield representative, Kim Crosby Casella Environmental Compliance Manager.  Northfield not in attendance.   Alliance manager, Mel Adams (Randolph Town Manager), called the meeting to order at 6:10 [Read more…]

Jun 202017
 

The Town of Brookfield Selectboard Meeting 12 June 2017 at 6:30 PM  Town Clerk’s Office Draft Minutes Present: John Benson, Jeff Kimmel, Cory Haggett, Ray Peck, Kevin Joyal, Julie Benedict from WRVA. Kasey Peterson Call to Order – 6:33 p.m.   Adjustments to the Agenda – none   Public Comment – none   New Business [Read more…]

Jun 172017
 

2017 Lister’s Grievance Hearings June 15, 2017 The Board of Listers met at 4:30 p. m. on June 15, 2017 to begin the process for 2017 grievances. In attendance were Stuart Edson, Teresa Godfrey and Phyllis Humez.  There were no property owners scheduled for a grievance hearing for today and there were no walk-in requests. [Read more…]

Jun 132017
 

BROOKFIELD PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE WEDNESDAY JUNE 7, 2017 5:30 PM, BROOKFIELD TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE, RALPH ROAD, BROOKFIELD, VT Attending were the following PSAC members: Stuart Edson, Mike Stoddard, Joy Kacik, and Lew Stowell UNAPPROVED MINUTES REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF APRIL 19, 2017 MEETING. Approved unanimously. QUESTIONS OR ISSUES BROUGHT BY MEMBERS OF THE [Read more…]

Jun 132017
 

BROOKFIELD SELECTBOARD Town Clerk’s Office 40 Ralph Road Brookfield, Vermont UNAPPROVED MINUTES Meeting of MONDAY, 22 May 2017 1. The meeting was called to order at 6:33 P.M. Members present: John Benson, Chair; Jeff Kimmel, and Cory Haggett. Staff present: Carla Preston, Alternate Administrative Assistant. Others present: Ray Peck, Road Crew Foreman; and Daniel Schmidt, [Read more…]

Jun 072017
 

Minutes  Brookfield Planning Commission Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Draft Present: Mardee Sanchez, Chair, Colin Duclos, Martha Judy, William White, Elizabeth O’Casey, Jon Lemieux Chair Sanchez called the meeting to order at 7:09 p.m. Commissioner Duclos moved approval of the minutes of April 11, 2017. The minutes were unanimously approved. The planning commission discussed amendments [Read more…]