March 4 2020

Town Leaders Looking to Fill Vacant Housing Authority Seat for One Year


There is an opening on an important elected seat that deals with housing for seniors and people with disabilities that the town is looking to fill until the 2021 election. 


The Burlington Board of Selectmen and the Burlington Housing Authority announced that one seat is available for a Town of Burlington resident on the Burlington Housing Authority to temporarily fill the seat until the next town election in April of 2021. 


According to the release, local housing authorities are political bodies that are considered local government organizations under state law. They have five commissioners with four being elected at large and one resident member being appointed by the Governor. 


The local housing authority is a five-year term and oversees state public housing for seniors aged 60+ and disabled persons at their properties located in Burlington and are responsible for managing these Burlington properties and systems in accordance with state and federal policy and guidelines. 


Those interested in applying for this seat until the next election may send a letter of interest addressed to the Board of Selectmen along with a brief bio to the following email: The Board of Selectmen and the Burlington Housing Authority plan to hold a joint session on March 23, 2020 to make an appointment.


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