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Tuesday March 7, 2017

10:30 PM


Results of the Shrewsbury Annual Town Meeting Election

242 Ballots Cast

27.8% of Registered Voters

 

To elect all town officers as required by law:

One Moderator                                                            1-year term Eldred French (Write-In)

One Selectboard Member                                          3-year term Bert Potter

One Auditor                                                                  1 year of 3 year term Christina Clarke (Write -In / Declined to Serve)

One Auditor                                                                  3-year term Richard Biziak

One Lister                                                                     1 year of 3 year term No Write -In with Requisite Number of Votes

One Lister                                                                     3-year term Sharon Winnicki

One Grand Juror                                                          1-year term Barry Griffith

One Town Agent                                                         1-year term Barry Griffith

One 1st Constable                                                       1-year term Matthew Danaher

One 2nd Constable                                                     1-year term Betsy Jesser

One Cemetery Commissioner                                   3-year term Larry Carrara (Write-In)
2-Shall the Town approve a total general fund expenditure of $1,127,482, of which $699,102 shall be raised by taxes and $391,686 by non-tax revenues and surplus funds?
YES           198                   NO       41

3-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,500 for the Town Office Reserve Fund?
YES           193                   NO       46

4-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,500 for the Town Garage Reserve Fund?
YES           200                   NO       40

5-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,000 for the Town Office Equipment Reserve Fund?
YES           196                   NO       44

6-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $50,000 for the Town Road Equipment Fund?
YES           209                   NO       31

7-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,000 for the Town Records Restoration Reserve Fund?
YES           192                   NO       46

8-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $35,000 for the Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Department Equipment Reserve Fund?
YES           196                   NO       44

9-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $12,000 for the Shrewsbury Community Meeting House?
YES           200                   NO       41

10-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $35,000 for the Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Department Operating Fund?
YES           208                   NO       32

11-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $7,500 for the Shrewsbury Library?
YES           193                   NO       49

12-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $2,500 for the Shrewsbury Historical Society?
YES           178                   NO       61

13-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $4,224 for dues to the Rutland Regional Ambulance Service?
YES           212                   NO       27

14-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $250 to help support the Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District?
YES           171                   NO       68

15-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend the sum of $2,526 to help support the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice?
YES           212                   NO       27

16-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $150 to help support the Green Up Vermont organization?
YES           193                   NO       43

17-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $130 to help support the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)?
YES           198                   NO       40

18-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $700 to help support the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging?
YES           188                   NO       48

19-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,192 to help support Rutland Mental Health Services?
YES           183                   NO       52

20-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $150 to help support the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter?
YES           196                   NO       41

21-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $600 to help support BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont?
YES           168                   NO       67

22-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $500 to help support the Rutland County Parent-Child Center?
YES           177                   NO       58

23-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $500 to help support Vermont Adult Learning/Rutland County Basic Education?
YES           175                   NO       63

24-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $170 to help support the Vermont Center for Independent Living?
YES           177                   NO       60

25-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $150 to help support the Rutland County Human Society
YES           199                   NO       39

26-Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $400 to help support the Child First Advocacy Center?
YES           164                   NO       70

27   Shall the voters vote to exempt from property taxes for a period of five years the properties (fire stations) owned by the Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Department, which are located at 23 Shunpike Road and 9800 Cold River Road, and which are used by said Fire Department exclusively for the purposes of said organization?
 YES           211                   NO       28

28   Shall the taxes be postmarked on or before, or in the hands of the Treasurer no later than 8:00 P.M., Friday, October 6, 2017
YES           224                   NO       13

 

Mill River Unified Union School District Results

Article 5 – budget

Yes 656

No 487

Article 6 – sinking fund and 50K

Yes 657

No 483

Article 7 – unanticipated surplus to sinking fund

Yes 746

No 391



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 OnLine Voter Registration Promo

Absentee Ballots can be requested On-Line at

My Voter Page Promo

or
by contacting the Town Clerk:

492-3511 / shrewsburyclerk@vermontel.net

For 2017 Vermont has enacted same day Voter Registration.

 



The Shrewsbury Selectboard and Road Commissioner remind all Shrewsbury residents:

 

23 V.S.A. § 1126a. Depositing snow onto or across certain highways prohibited

(a) No person, other than an employee in the performance of his or her official duties or other person authorized by the agency of transportation (in the case of state highways) or Selectboard (in the case of town highways), shall plow or otherwise deposit snow onto the traveled way, shoulder or sidewalk of a state highway or a class 1, 2, or 3 town highway.

(b) Nothing in this section should be construed to be in derogation of any municipal ordinance regulating the deposit of snow within the limits of town highways. (Added 1997, No. 150 (Adj. Sess.), § 17.)

Please slow down when the plows are out.


2017 Dog Licenses will be available the first week in January

 $ 9.00 for spayed or neutered

$ 13.00 for intact

 Late fees are assessed after April 1st

 Current rabies certificate is required.

You can obtain a License by mail as long as there is a current rabies certificate on file.

This is a reminder that it is a State Law: 20 V.S.A. § 3581 A person who is the owner of a dog or wolf-hybrid more than six months old shall annually on or before April 1 cause it to be registered, numbered, described, and licensed on a form approved by the secretary for one year from that day in the office of the clerk of the municipality wherein the dog or wolf-hybrid is kept

 

 


 

CCC Road will be Closed

at the Black Swamp Road parking area

November 1st

No through traffic from Black Swamp Road to VT. Rte. 100 in Plymouth 

It should also be noted that the road is not maintained in winter conditions and therefore anyone traveling that road, at any time, will need to use their judgement as to safe conditions for travel, regardless of the status of the gates.



 


 

Photos of the Jim Jeffords State Forest & Brown Bridge Dedication

Courtesy of Marilyn Dalick

 


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF

SHREWSBURY DOGS AND WOLF-HYBRIDS ORDINANCE

Notice of the Summary of Ordinance of Adoption and Right to Petition

Text of Dogs and Wolf-Hybrids Ordinance


 

 


VT State Tax Forms