A total of 915 Hinesburg residents voted on or before Town Meeting Day 2021, according to Town Clerk Melissa Ross, who released the results around 8 p.m. on March 2.
On election day, reporters from UVM’s Community News Service waited outside the polls to speak with Hinesburg voters.
The Hinesburg town ambulance is on the ballot again this Tuesday as voters will choose whether to approve or reject the budget.
Hinesburg residents will consider several consequential ballot items on Town Meeting Day on March 2, including changing the role of town administrator to town manager.
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.