Archive for September, 2012

The New Town Meeting Cycle

When Hartford adopted its Charter in 2009, Town Meeting changed. The path to the current charter was mostly fueled by a desire to give everyone the chance to vote on the budgets the same way they had a chance to vote on candidates for the Selectboard and School Board. The charter commission struggled with what […]

Strategic Planning

Here’s a process I’ve suggested the Selectboard adopt to develop long term strategies for the town: Strategic Planning Process Here are the components of the strategic design/planning process for teams I described in our discussion Wednesday: Steps Discussion   1. Articulate Goals; Describe the End-In-View; Specify Deliverables   Explains the “What, Why & When” of your task […]