Hartford Seeks Input on Resolutions for Ballot Articles

Dec 30, 2017 143

BY: Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Town officials working to craft a pair of symbolic resolutions for the 2018 Town Meeting ballot say it’s not too late for the public to weigh in. Current drafts would have the town replace Columbus Day celebrations with Indigenous Peoples Day, and urge the state to ban natural gas pipelines while it pursues renewable energy targets. The Hartford Selectboard is scheduled to review the language of the resolutions on Tuesday and to approve the final warning language by Jan. 30.

“Now is the time for folks to help shape both of these items as to what they might look like on the ballot,” Town Manager Leo Pullar said on Wednesday. “I encourage them to contact the Selectboard and/or myself to voice their opinions and concerns.”

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