VILLAGE OF WOODSTOCK
ANNUAL VILLAGE MEETING
March 20, 2018
The citizens of the Village of Woodstock, who are legal voters in the Village of Woodstock, Vermont, County of Windsor, are hereby warned to meet at the Town Hall on the 20th day of March 2018, at 7:00 A.M., continuing until 7:00 P.M., for the purpose of transacting during that time, voting by Australian ballot.
The citizens of the Village of Woodstock, who are legal voters in the Village of Woodstock, County of Windsor, State of Vermont, are hereby warned to meet at the Woodstock Town Hall in said Village on the 20th day of March, 2018 at 7:30 P.M. to act upon the following articles.
ARTICLE I: To elect Village officers for the ensuing year as required by law:
Moderator 1 year term
Clerk 1 year term
Trustee 3 year term (Australian Ballot)
Trustee 2 year term (Australian Ballot)
Treasurer 1 year term
Trustee of Public Funds 1 year term
Auditors (2) 1 year term
Fire Wardens (3) 1 year term
ARTICLE II: To receive and act upon the reports of the Village officers.
ARTICLE III: To fix the annual compensation for the elected Village officers.
Moderator 50.00 per meeting
Treasurer 1500.00 per year
Clerk 400.00 per year
Trustees 750.00 per year
ARTICLE IV: To see if the Village will vote to collect the Village General taxes on real estate and all other taxes levied through the Treasurer under the provisions of Title 32 VSA, Chapter 133 and fix the date of payment as November 2, 2018 and May 3, 2019.
ARTICLE V: To see if the Village will vote to authorize the Treasurer, with the
approval of the Board of Trustees, to borrow money if necessary, in
anticipation of taxes for FY 2018-2019 to defray current expenses and
debt of the Village.
ARTICLE VI: To see if the Village will vote to appropriate the sum of One Million Five
Hundred Sixteen Thousand Two Hundred Forty Dollars ($1,516,240.00) and raise by taxation the sum of Five Hundred Thirteen
Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty Seven Dollars ($513,857.00) to
pay the current expenses and debt of the village.
General Government $ 138,845.00
Planning & Zoning 110,515.00
Village Highway Total 332,900.00
Village Police 851,730.00
Capital Outlay 4,250.00
Total $ 1,516,240.00
ARTICLE VII: To see if the Village will vote to appropriate and raise by taxation the sum of Four Thousand Dollars ($4,000.00) for the care and planting of trees.
ARTICLE VIII: To see if the Village will vote to raise and appropriate from taxes the sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) for the purpose of Village beautification projects and seasonal decorations. This money to be spent at the discretion of the Board of Village Trustees.
ARTICLE IX: To see if the Village will vote to appropriate the sum of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) for the purpose of paying the Trustee of Public Funds for services rendered, and approve such expenditure from income of the trust funds.
ARTICLE X: To see if the Village will vote to appropriate the sum of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) for the purpose of auditing the Public Trust Funds, and approve such expenditure from income of the trust fund.
ARTICLE XI: To act on any other business that may legally come before the Village Meeting.
Dated at Woodstock, County of Windsor, State of Vermont this 13th day of February, 2018
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Jeffrey Kahn, Chair
Donald R. Wheeler
NOTICE TO VOTERS
Woodstock residents not on the voter checklist may register to vote at the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall.
Absentee ballots are available from the Town Clerk prior to 5:00 P.M. on March 19, 2018. A voter, who expects to be an early or absentee voter, or an authorized person on behalf of such voter, may apply for an early voter absentee ballot until 5:00 P.M. or the closing of the Town Clerk=s office on the day preceding the election.
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