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Tuesday March 3, 2015
11:40 PM

Town Report

Cover - Front - FINAL - 2014


Annual Town Meeting

260 Voters / 30.0% of Checklist

Town Results

 Moderator Eldred French
 Selectboard 2yr    Bert Potter
 Selectboard 3yr Aaron Korzun (Write In)
 Town Clerk Mark Goodwin
 Treasurer Linda McGuire
Collector of Delinquent Taxes  Randy Page
 Auditor 3yr No Write-In had the requisite number of votes
 Lister 1 yr  Ingrid Wisell
 Lister 3 yr No Write-In had the requisite number of votes
 Grand Juror Barry Griffith
Town Agent Barry Griffith
1st Constable Matthew Danaher
2nd Constable Betsy Jesser
Cemetery Commissioner George Richards (Write In)

2 Shall the Town approve a total general fund expenditure of $1,587,914, of which $507,041 shall be raised by taxes and $1,080,873 by non-tax revenues?

YES -201              NO – 52

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,500 for the Town Office Reserve Fund?

YES-197               NO -57

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,500 for the Town Garage Reserve Fund?

YES –215             NO – 41

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,000 for the Town Office Equipment Reserve Fund?

YES – 200             NO – 57

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $50,000 for the Town Road Equipment Fund?

YES – 211             NO – 43

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,000 for the Town Records Restoration Reserve Fund?

YES – 188            NO – 63

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $35,000 for the Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Department Equipment Reserve Fund?

YES – 194            NO – 60

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $12,000 for the Shrewsbury Community Meeting House?

YES – 193            NO – 63

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $27,000 for the Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Department?

YES – 211            NO – 46

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $7,500 for the Shrewsbury Library?

YES – 201            NO – 54

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $2,500 for the Shrewsbury Historical Society?

YES – 187            NO – 67

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $4,224 for dues to the Rutland Regional Ambulance Service?

YES – 213            NO – 42

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $250 to help support the Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District?

YES – 169            NO – 83

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend the sum of $2,526 to help support the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice?

YES – 215            NO – 41

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $150 to help support the Green Up Vermont organization?

YES – 203            NO – 54

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $130 to help support the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)?

YES – 192            NO – 59

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $700 to help support the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging?

YES – 177            NO – 71

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $1,192 to help support Rutland Mental Health Services?

YES – 179            NO – 70

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $150 to help support the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter?

YES – 196            NO – 54

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $600 to help support BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont?

YES – 157            NO – 91

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $600 to help support the Rutland County Parent-Child Center?

YES – 170            NO – 77

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $500 to help support Vermont Adult Learning/Rutland County Basic Education?

YES – 160            NO – 87

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $500 to help support NeighborWorks of Western Vermont?

YES – 151            NO – 97

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $170 to help support the Vermont Center for Independent Living?

YES – 167            NO – 79

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $35 to help support the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council?

YES – 158            NO – 75

Shall the Town raise, appropriate and expend $500 to help support the American Red Cross/Vermont & NH Valley?

YES – 175            NO – 75

Shall the taxes be postmarked on or before, or in the hands of the Treasurer no later than 8:00 P.M., Friday, October 9, 2015__?

YES – 225            NO – 20

 

School Results

Moderator Eldred French
 School Director 2 yr Andrew Richards-Peelle
 School Director 3 yr Adrienne Raymond

Shall the Shrewsbury Town School District raise and appropriate the sum of $15,000 to be placed in the building maintenance reserve fund?
 YES – 178       NO – 77

Shall the voters of the Shrewsbury Town School District raise, appropriate, and expend the amount of $1,173,570 for the operational expenditures of said school district, which includes the elementary school?
 YES –  172      NO – 81

Shall the town school district vote to authorize the board of school directors to   borrow money temporarily from time to time as may be required to pay orders?
 YES –  184      NO – 70

 

Mill River Union School District #40

(Combined Totals / Clarendon, Shrewsbury, Wallingford)

YES – 597    NO – 425

 

2015 TOWN OFFICERS BALLOT

2015 TOWN ARTICLES BALLOT

SHREWSBURY SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT 2015

MILL RIVER UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT #40 2015 BALLOT


2015 Dog Licenses are Now Available

$8.00 for spayed or neutered

$12.00 for intact

 Late fees are assessed after April 1st

 Current rabies certificate is required.


VERMONT STATE TAX BOOKLETS & FORMS

3 Easy Ways to Get Your Vermont Income Tax Forms From the Vermont Department of Taxes

 1. Download fillable PDF forms from the web
      Download, complete, and print forms at www.tax.vermont.gov

2. Order forms by email
Email request to taxforms@state.vt.us

3. Order forms by phone
Call toll-free in the U.S. at (855) 297-5600

When ordering, please provide 1) your name; 2) mailing address; 3) form number or form name; and 4) daytime phone number

Quick Tips:

  • Order your paper forms early (no later than April 1) for timely delivery
  • Use current year forms from the same source
  • Do not use photocopied forms
  • E-file your taxes for a faster refund!

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.

 

TDI New England Section 248 Petition

The Town has both a paper copy and CD of the Section 248 filing for the TDI New England Project.  The documents are available for inspection at the Town Office.

CCC ROAD
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
From Black Swamp Parking Area to RTE 100

NOVEMBER 15, 2014