Village Warning

Village Warning

WARNING
VILLAGE OF WOODSTOCK
Public Information Meeting & Annual Village Meeting
March 9, 2021 & March 16, 2021

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 on Zoom on the 9th day of March 2021 at 7:00 pm during the Trustees regularly scheduled meeting for the purpose of explaining the articles that will be voted on by Australian Ballot. No changes to the articles can be made during this meeting. Due to COVID-19, all articles will be voted on by Australian Ballot.

The citizens of the Village of Woodstock, who are legal voters in the Village of Woodstock, Vermont, County of Windsor, are hereby warned to vote at the Town Hall on the 16th day of March 2021, at 7:00 am, continuing until 7:00 pm, for the purpose of transacting during that time, voting by Australian ballot.

March 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm: Public Informational Meeting
March 16, 2021: Australian Ballot – 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

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
Trustee 2-year term
Trustee 1-year term
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 fix the annual compensation for the elected Village officers.
Moderator $50.00 per meeting
Treasurer $1500.00 per year
Clerk $400.00 per year

ARTICLE 3: 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 of November 5, 2021 and May 6, 2022.

ARTICLE 4: 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 5: To see if the Village will vote to appropriate the sum of one million three hundred twenty-nine thousand eight hundred twenty-nine dollars ($1,329,829) and raise by taxation the sum of five hundred sixty-two thousand six hundred fifty-four dollars ($562,654) to pay the current expenses and debt of the village.

Trees & Decorations $16,000
General Government $257,120
Boards & Agencies $97,875
Fire Department/STR Enforcement $1,900
Village Highway $45,000
Village Police $927,934
Total $1,345,829

ARTICLE 6: 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.

Dated at Woodstock, County of Windsor, State of Vermont this.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Jeffrey Kahn, Chair
Seton McIlroy
Daphne Lowe
Brenda Blakeman
Bill Corson

Donald R. Wheeler
Village Clerk

These Meetings will be held on Zoom

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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 February 26, 2021. A voter who expects to be an early or absentee voter may apply for an early voter absentee ballot until 4:30 P.M. at the Town Clerk’s office on February 26, 2021.

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