Town Positions - Information

Select Board

General supervision and control over town; enacts ordinances, regulations, and policies for town; oversees town property and personnel; prepares, presents and manages budget; and oversees roads, including laying out, discontinuing, and reclassifying roads. Sits as local board of health, liquor control commission, and sewer commission. Should know the town well, be able to understand all sides of complex issues, and have very thick skin. 17 V.S.A. §2646(4); 17 V.S.A. §2649

By default, the select board also serves as the Sewer Commission Board and are members of the Pownal Board of Health.

Learn More on the Select Board page.

Approximate Time Required for this Position:
Time Commitment: Regular scheduled meetings and lots of homework.

Is this an elected, appointed or a hired town position?
This is an elected position.

  Is this a paid town position?
Position is paid a stipend of $1,500.00 per year.

If you would like to learn more, you can view this Vermont link.

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