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

Jan 222015
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD ANNUAL MEETING WARNING

The legal voters of Brookfield are hereby warned to meet for the annual Town Meeting at the Brookfield Elementary School auditorium at 1725 Ridge Road, Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. to transact the following business:

 Article:

  1. To elect all officers as required by law for the ensuing year by Australian ballot. For this purpose, the polls will be open from 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
  2. To hear and act on reports of the Town Officers.
  3. To see if the Town will authorize the Selectboard to borrow money in anticipation of revenues.
  4. To see if the Town will vote to have all taxes paid into the Treasury as provided by law in two installments, and if so, to set the dates.
  5. To see if the Town will vote to increase the oversight of our roads by authorizing and funding a Patrol Officer, part time, already trained, who will respond to our needs.
  6. To approve a 12 month budget for the financial year of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 to meet the expenses and liabilities of the Town General Fund and to authorize the Selectboard to set a tax rate sufficient to provide the same.
  7. To see if the Town will approve the purchase of a Highway Department truck(s) for up to $175,000.00, to be financed and paid for over a term of up to three (3) years.
  8. To approve a 12 month budget for the financial year of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 to meet the expenses and liabilities of the Town Highway Fund and to authorize the Selectboard to set a tax rate sufficient to provide the same.
  9. To see if the Town will authorize the Selectboard to pursue, and if appropriate, enter into contract(s) with Emergency Medical Service Provider (s) to provide EMS services to the Town of Brookfield.
  10. To transact any other proper business.

 Dated at Brookfield, Vermont, the 22nd day of January 2015.

  Attest:  Teresa Godfrey, Town Clerk 

There will be an informational meeting about the Town Budget on Monday evening, February 23, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Clerk’s Office.

Jan 202015
 

NOTICE OF MEETING Date:  January 31, 2015 Time:  9:00 a.m. Place: Town Clerk’s Office Brookfield, VT Notice is officially given of the meeting of the Brookfield Town Auditors which will be held at the Brookfield Town Clerk’s Office on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Meeting Agenda: – Appoint an Audit Chair -Adopt practice of completing most [Read more…]

Jan 152015
 

  Brookfield Selectboard Meeting of January 12, 2015 Town Clerk’s Office on Ralph Road Selectboard: John Benson (Chair), Cory Haggett, Jeff Kimmel Public Attendees: Teresa Godfrey (Recorder), Ray Peck (Highway Foreman), Marya Merriam, Brenda Flint (Auditor), Ginny Brees (Auditor), Mary Waldo, Jennifer Severidt, Jon Binhammer             1.  Call to Order:  Mr. Benson called the meeting to [Read more…]

Dec 242014
 

    Brookfield Selectboard Meeting of December 22, 2014 Town Clerk’s Office on Ralph Road Selectboard: John Benson (Chair), Cory Haggett, Public Attendees: Teresa Godfrey (Recorder), William Grady, Marya Merriam      Call to Order:  Mr. Benson called the meeting to order at 7:05 p. m.     2.  Public Presentation:  Ms. Merriam spoke to the Board concerning [Read more…]

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. [Read more…]

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…]