RTM Training and Information
Robert’s Rules Training Video
Andy Davis explains the basics that members of Brattleboro’s town meeting need to understand in order to participate equally with others, at this important annual event. The basics include Robert’s Rules, as well as principles of civil conduct in a democratic meeting of this type.
How Brattleboro’s town meeting is moderated, with Lawrin Crispe, 2021.11.22 - video recording
Lawrin Crispe describes his views and answers questions about how moderation work is done, including the principles that make our annual town meeting fair and effective for debating and voting on important decisions for the town.
How Brattleboro’s town administrators plan the town meeting each year, with Town Manager Peter Elwell and Attorney Bob Fisher, 2021.10.13 - video recording
Peter Elwell and Attorney Fisher answer questions about how the town meeting is planned, how the articles for voting are planned and put together, and about other topics such as the purpose of the Informational Meeting and quorum rules.