Notice of Amendment of Speed Ordinances for Highways

TOWN OF WOODSTOCK, VERMONT

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT OF SPEED ORDINANCES FOR HIGHWAYS

On February 16, 2021, the Select Board of the Town of Woodstock, Vermont, adopted amendments to

the existing Speed Ordinances for Highways. This notice is published pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 1972 to inform the public of these amendments and of the citizens’ right to petition for a vote to disapprove these amendments.

To change the speed of College Hill Road to 25 mph for the entire length of the road.

The full text of the Ordinance may be examined at the Woodstock Town office at 31 the Green and may be examined during regular office hours or it can be viewed online. Click here to view the Speed Ordinance

CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO PETITION FOR VOTE

Title 24 V.S.A. § 1973 grants citizens the right to petition for a vote at a special or annual Town Meeting

to disapprove ordinance amendments adopted by the Select Board. To exercise this right, citizens must

present to the Select Board or the Town Clerk a petition for a vote on the question of disapproving the

amendments signed by not less than five percent (5%) of the Town’s qualified voters. The petition must

be presented within forty-four (44) days following the date of the adoption of the amendments. Unless

a petition requesting a vote is filed pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 1973, the amended Speed Ordinances for Highways shall become effective sixty (60) days from the date of said adoption.

 

PERSON TO CONTACT

Additional information pertaining to this Ordinance may be obtained by contacting William Kerbin, Municipal Manger by calling 802-457-3456 during regular office hours or by emailing wkerbin@townofwoodstock.org.

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