The Brattleboro town charter is a legal governance document designed and enacted to serve the needs of all Brattleboro residents by:
- Addressing the common good of all its citizens
- Respecting the will of the people
- Supporting individual rights
- Funding public services
- Promoting compliance with the Brattleboro town plan
- Encouraging public service and charity among all its residents.
Charter Revision Commission
The Brattleboro Selectboard has established a seven-member Charter Revision Commission. Article 4, Section 5(H) of the Brattleboro Charter requires, “At least as often as every fifteen (15) years, the Selectboard shall appoint from among the voters a charter revision commission to review the language of the charter and the rights, powers, duties, and responsibilities specified therein. The commission may propose amendments and may redraft the charter in whole or in part.”
You can view the Commission's agendas and meeting minutes on the Charter Revision Commission page.