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Select Board Documents | Agendas & Minutes | Other

Upcoming Meeting Agendas
2024 Select Board Meeting Recordings
Open Meeting Law Notice

Open Meeting Law complaints directed to the Town of Benson must be filed with the selectboard chair, or town clerk by e-mail or to Town of Benson, 2760 Stage Rd, Benson VT 05743.

State law requires municipalities to explain the process for submitting notice of an Open Meeting Law violation to the local public body that allegedly committed the violation or to the Vermont Attorney General.

The written notice of complaint must allege a specific violation of the Open Meeting Law, identify the public body that committed the alleged violation, and request a specific cure of such violation. The form may be found HERE. Upon receipt of the written notice of alleged violation, the public body will respond publicly to the alleged violation within 10 calendar days by: acknowledging the violation of this subchapter and stating an intent to cure the violation within 14 calendar days; or stating that the public body has determined that no violation has occurred and that no cure is necessary.

Failure of a public body to respond to a written notice of alleged violation within 10 calendar days will be treated as a denial of the violation for purposes of enforcement of the Open Meeting Law.

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Other Agendas & Minutes | Auditors | BCA | BFD | Library | Planning Commission

Other Documents

Planning Commission

Benson Village Center Designation (renewed 5/2023)

Benson Town Plan (adopted 12/2017)

Town Reports Benson Vermont


Open Meeting Law

Open Meeting Law Complaint Form (fill out and bring to Select Board or Town Clerk)

Voter Forms

Voter Registration Form (fill out and bring to Town Clerk)

Absentee Ballot Request Form (fill out and bring to Town Clerk)

Archived Documents

2023 Past Agendas | Warnings

SB Agenda 12/26/2023

SB Agenda SPECIAL 12/18/2023

SB Agenda 12/11/2023

SB Agenda SPECIAL 12/4/2023

SB Agenda 11/27/2023

South Lake Champlain Basin Water Quality Council Agenda 11/21/2023

SB Agenda 11/13/2023

BFD Warning / Agenda 11/08/2023

Auditors’ Warning / Agenda 11/07/2023

SB Agenda 10/30/2023

Planning Commission Warning / Agenda 10/25/2023

SB Agenda 10/16/2023

BFD Warning / Agenda 10/11/2023

SB Agenda 10/2/2023

SB Agenda 9/18/2023

Library Agenda 9/14/2023

BFD Warning / Agenda 9/13/2023

SB Agenda 9/5/2023

BCA Warning | Agenda 9/5/2023

SB Agenda 8/21/2023

BFD Warning | Agenda 8/16/2023

SB Agenda 8/14/2023 SPECIAL

Library Agenda 8/10/2023

SB Agenda 8/7/2023

BFD Warning | Agenda 7/12/2023

SB Agenda 7/24/2023

SB Agenda 7/17/2023 SPECIAL

SB Agenda 7/10/2023

BFD Warning | Agenda 6/21/2023 SPECIAL

SB Agenda 6/26/2023

Library Agenda 6/15/2023

BFD Warning | Agenda 6/14/2023

SB Agenda 6/12/2023

Benson Fire Department Warning 5/17/2023 (5/10 meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum)

SB Agenda 5/30/2023

Special Town Meeting 5/27/23

SB Agenda 5/22/2023 (Special)

SB Agenda 5/15/2023

SB Agenda 5/8/2023 (Special)

Planning Commission Agenda 5/3/2023

SB Agenda 5/1/2023

SB Agenda 4/24/2023 (Special)

SB Agenda 4/17/2023

SB Agenda 4/10/2023 (Special)

Library Agenda 4/6/2023

SB Agenda 4/3/2023

Planning Commission Agenda 3/29/2023

Planning Commission Agenda 3/22/2023

SB Agenda 3/20/2023

Trustee of Public Funds Agenda 3/22/2023

Planning Commission Agenda 3/22/2023

SB Agenda 3/13/2023 (Special)

SB Agenda 3/6/2023

SB Agenda 2/22/2023 (Special)

SB Agenda 2/21/2023

SB Agenda 2/13/2023 (Special)

237th Benson Annual Town Meeting Warning 2023

Slate Valley Unified School Warning 2023

SB Agenda 2/6/2023

SB Agenda 1/30/2023 (Special)

2022 Select Board Minutes
Candidates for office (Past)

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