VILLAGE OF WOODSTOCK
ANNUAL VILLAGE MEETING
March 17, 2020
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 17th day of March 2020, 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 17th day of March, 2020 at 7:30 P.M. to act upon the following articles.
ARTICLE 1: 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 2: To receive and act upon the reports of the Village officers.
ARTICLE 3: 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 4: 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 6, 2020 and May 7, 2021.
ARTICLE 5: 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 2020-2021 to defray current expenses and
debt of the Village.
ARTICLE 6: To see if the Village will vote to appropriate the sum of One Million three
Hundred Twenty-Four Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-Five Dollars
($1,324,585) and raise by taxation the sum of Five Hundred Seventy-Four Thousand Eighty-Seven Dollars ($574,087) to pay the current expenses and debt of the village.
General Government $ 252,280
Boards & Agencies 102,300
Fire Department/STR Enforcement 4,700
Village Highway 45,000
Village Police 919,305
Capital Reserve Spending 1,000
Total $ 1,324,585
ARTICLE VII: To see if the Village will vote to appropriate and raise by taxation the sum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) 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 11th day of February 2020.
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 4:30 P.M. on March 16, 2020. 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 4:30 P.M. or the closing of the Town Clerk’s office on the day preceding the election.