Vergennes Council tables vote on a new city charter

VERGENNES — The Vergennes City Council on Jan. 14 decided to slow its timetable for seeking approval of a new city charter. A public vote probably will not happen until 2021 at the earliest, as council members pointed to the ongoing uncertainty about the city’s boundaries. The council, however, will still hold its public meeting devoted to the proposed charter this Tuesday. That meeting is set for Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Vergennes fire station. Councilor Mark Koenig, who has spearheaded the rewrite effort … (read more)

Vergennes talks new city charter

VERGENNES — At a Dec. 17 session devoted to a possible new city charter, Vergennes city leaders discussed whether to include provisions that would allow non-citizens to vote in civic elections, change a section describing the city’s boundaries, and increa … (read more)

Council seeks new charter for Vergennes

VERGENNES — Vergennes residents will soon have the chance to weigh in on a new city charter that could change Vergennes voting hours, pave the way for the city council to propose local option taxes, create longer terms for city council members and place t … (read more)