Select Board

Select Board, 2023
Bennington Select Board 

Phone: 802-442-1037 | Fax: 802-442-1068

Municipal Calendar - For Upcoming Meeting Dates

SELECT BOARD MEMBERS – An elected position with a salary currently set at $1,300. per year with terms of three years. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month plus the Annual Town meeting each year, and any special meetings which may be required. Select Board Members are empowered by statute and charter to determine policy, finances, ordinances, and general direction of Town business, appoint the Town Manager and members of Boards and Commissions.

PHOTO: Bennington Select Board; Tom Haley, Jeannie Jenkins, Gary Corey, Jeanne Connor, Ed Woods, and Sarah Perrin (missing: Jim Carroll).

Select Board Meetings
The Select Board meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6pm except when otherwise noted. Meetings are held at the Multi Purpose room located on the third floor of the Bennington Fire House located at 130 River Street.

Meeting Accessibility 
We endeavor to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage and participate fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Paul Dansereau: or call 802-447-9715.

Video Recordings
Meetings are generally recorded and broadcast live via CAT TV. To watch live via the internet we suggest viewing the CAT TV facebook page for a live feed. Folks can also view it here on the CAT-TV Website. Recordings of past meetings are also available to view on YouTube


For additional information on Town elected officials, including term dates and information on running, visit our Government page.

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2023-2024 Budget

FY2024 Proposed Budget Presentation - SEE FILE in document list below.

The public is invited to attend budget work sessions. The sessions are held from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the third floor multi-purpose room located at the Fire Station at 130 River Street. Park and enter through the lot off Lincoln Street.

  • 1st Budget Work Session - Saturday, January 7, 2023
  • 2nd Budget Work Session - Saturday, January 14, 2023
  • 3rd Budget Work Session (if needed) - Saturday January 21, 2023

Agency funding requests and additional information on the upcoming budget process will be listed in the document list below when available.
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Documents Related to the Select Board4 documents

  • Select Board Public Comment Guidelines.pdf
    document date 11-15-2023
  • Policies Specific to the Select Board
    document date 09-08-2023
  • Bennington Revolving Loan Policy
    document date 05-10-2023
  • Bennington Select Board Rules of Procedure – Adopted May 18, 2015
    document date none

2023-2024 Proposed Budget1 document

  • FY24 Proposed Budget
    document date 12-20-2022

2023-2024 Agency Funding Requests from the Ballot20 documents

  • Agency Funding Allocation List
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Bennington County Regional Commission
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Bennington Project Independence
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Bennington Free Library
    document date 12-29-2022
  • BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont
    document date 12-29-2022
  • John McCullough Library
    document date 12-29-2022
  • North Bennington Recreation
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Paran Recreation
    document date 12-29-2022
  • P A V E
    document date 12-29-2022
  • R S V P
    document date 12-29-2022
  • SW VT Council on Aging
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Tutorial Center
    document date 12-29-2022
  • VT Center for Independent Living
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Bennington Free Clinic
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Bennington County Association Against Child Abuse
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Sunrise Family Resource Center
    document date 12-29-2022
  • Bennington Rescue Squad
    document date 12-29-2022

2022-2023 Agency Funding Requests from the Ballot1 document

  • Agency-Funding.pdf
    document date 01-03-2023