In February 2021, I posted the following: “In the spirit of giving, if I am elected I will be donating half of my stipend each year to a local non-profit to support our community. I don’t need a stipend for child care or other arrangements. Therefore, this money should go back into the community toContinue reading “Giving Back”
Author Archives: Tracey for Essex
April 13, 2021 Preliminary Results
Preliminary results of yesterday’s Town/Village votes: Reconsideration on merger failed by 26 votes. The numbers were Yes: 4199 to No: 4225. There were 114 blank votes. The Non-binding Advisory question regarding separation passed with just under 76% of the vote. The numbers were Yes: 2689 to No: 709. There were 149 blank votes. With muchContinue reading “April 13, 2021 Preliminary Results”
Recount result was just announced: I’ve won the 3 year selectboard seat 3350 to 3348. I am honored to be your next Selectboard member and can’t wait to get to work! Merger recount resulted in the questioning failing with 3737 Yes votes and 3756 No votes. Don’t ever think that your vote doesn’t matter! AContinue reading “Recount results”
Honored, grateful, and excited don’t seem to capture my emotions right now. Thank you to all who voted and placed trust in me to represent you. I expect there will be a recount requested, but at this time it appears that I’ve won the race for Selectboard by 4 votes!
Ballots and Voting
If you have not already mailed your ballot, you should drop it in the secure ballot box located at 81 Main Street. Ballots must be in the drop box prior to March 2. You can also bring your ballot to your polling location on Tuesday, March 2. Also – please be sure to write yourContinue reading “Ballots and Voting”
I wanted to share the video from June 2020 when I applied for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Selectboard. Watching this gives a range of my views, but feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
It’s been a busy week! Rights and Democracy Candidate Forum 2/15/2021: Has not yet been posted Click to listen: WVMT Morning Drive 2/16/2021
In the spirit of giving, if I am elected I will be donating half of my stipend each year to a local non-profit to support our community. I don’t need a stipend for child care or other arrangements. Therefore, this money should go back into the community to benefit those in need.
At the first public hearing on the plan of merger occurring on 2/2/2021, I read the following statement before I gave only one of the three comments I had prepared. With the limitation on time, I will have to attend the second public hearing in order to ensure my input is heard in a publicContinue reading “Public Hearings”
Communication and Committee Structure
I was recently asked if there was a special area of concentration I’d like to focus on. Yes, there is! Communication: At a meeting with the Selectboard, Trustees, Planning Commissions, and ZBA, I stated that there needs to be more communication between all elected/appointed bodies. The Selectboard should meet on at least an annual basisContinue reading “Communication and Committee Structure”