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Only Hours Left to Nominate Burlington's Unofficial Mayor

Time is running out as nominations are closing today at 5 p.m.

We have been getting . However, before we close the nomination window, we want to hear from you!

We will be accepting nominations for Burlington's Unofficial Mayor until the close of the day today.

The Unofficial Mayor could be someone who volunteers their time, a member of the business community, a teacher or educator or anyone who is involved in the community. You know who makes this community great and we want to hear about them!

We do have two rules. First, anyone who is a current office holder cannot become the Unofficial Mayor. This means no members of the Board of Selectmen, Ways & Means or Planning Board, for example, nor can the Town Administrator, Town Clerk, Treasurer, etc. cannot be nominated. Members of un-elected volunteer boards and Town Meeting members can be nominated.

Secondly, our most important rule is to keep it positive. After we get nominations we are going to ask people to vote and comment why they think their candidate should be elected. We ask readers to offer any positive thoughts on their nominee but to refrain from posting anything negative about any of the other candidates. Any negative comments will be deleted.

So who is your nominee? Even if they have been put forward by someone else, let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

erik thorstensen February 28, 2012 at 04:38 PM
al fay,he knows everyone and he's been here forever
Robert Gallagher February 29, 2012 at 02:53 PM
Jack Ferren by a nose over Al Fay - but as close as it gets!
Liz March 01, 2012 at 06:48 PM
Jack Ferren for being involved in many youth programs, raising money for scholarships, etc.
Rose Manni March 01, 2012 at 07:23 PM
I'd like to vote for Jack Annese. He has been an active member of the Rotary for many years, very generous with his time to the community and a wonderful and exemplary human being!

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