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EWSD Budget Engagement and Open Board Seats

The EWSD Board is in the middle of budget planning for FY'24! Come out and talk to your local Board members about the budgeting process during these public engagement opportunities: 

  • Thursday, Feb. 2 starting at 6 p.m. (virtual - Zoom)

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 starting at 10 a.m. - Jules on the Green

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 starting at 3 p.m. - Westford Red Brick Meeting House


The Board next meets on Tuesday, February 7 starting at 6:30 p.m. and you can view that meeting online, as the Media Factory will broadcast it on Facebook Live or it can be accessed through Zoom (the link will be shared on the EWSD budget page).


Questions about the budget? Visit the EWSD FY'24 Budget page online for presentation slides, meeting videos, and more! 


Open Board Seats
Are you interested in playing a role in supporting the work and aspirations of your local schools?  Do you care deeply about the success of our public schools - for the children, the taxpayers, and the future of Vermont? Please consider running for an open seat on the EWSD School Board!


Petitions for a seat on the EWSD Board are now available. Board members to be elected this year include:

  • Two Essex Junction Residents: Three-year terms

  • Two Essex Town Residents: One three-year term, and one one-year term

  • One Westford Resident: Three-year term


Petitions may be downloaded online (click on the following links) or picked up in person at the Village Office for Essex Junction residents, the Essex Town Clerk's Office for Essex Town residents, and the Westford Town Office for Westford residents Monday through Friday.


Completed petitions (containing at least 1% of the voters in that community or 30 qualified signatures, whichever is less) must be returned to the locations listed above by Monday, March 6, 2023, in order to have a name placed on the ballot.


Remember to vote on Tuesday, April 11, 2023!