The Black Lives Matter flag was raised over Hinesburg town hall on Feb. 1, after a resolution to display it was passed unanimously by the Select Board.
Town meeting this year will be a town meeting like no other. Instead of crowding into the High School auditorium, this year voters will join town officials on a ZOOM call.
In the wake of national protests calling to defund the police following the murder of George Floyd, Hinesburg will increase the town police budget, with the selectboard voting to hire another full-time police officer using town funds and a federal grant.
Charlotte parents have raised concerns that their children are getting an inequitable amount of live instruction time compared to other schools in the district, echoing concerns Hinesburg parents previously raised to school officials.
Several members of the Champlain Valley School District community, mainly high school faculty, opposed keeping a relatively new school resource officer position during a school board meeting Tuesday Nov. 17.
On Tuesday, Nov 3, the town of Hinesburg voted to take out a $11,700,000 bond to build a new wastewater treatment facility.
On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the town of Hinesburg voted in favor of operating its own ambulance service in the wake of St. Michael’s college discontinuing its free service, effective July 2021.
Maggie Gordon has been appointed to the Hinesburg Selectboard.
Concerns that Hinesburg students, especially middle-schoolers, are getting less live instruction time than other district students dominated discussion at the Champlain Valley School..
Parents are expected to bring concerns to a school board meeting Oct. 20 that Hinesburg students are getting unequal live instruction time when compared to other schools in the district