Photo courtesy of David Rice
January 22, 2020
Conservation Commission informational postings on
Annual Town Meeting / Presidential Preference – Tuesday March 3, 2020
There are a number of Town Officer positions that will become vacant in 2020, both elected and appointed positions. Most Boards and Commission vacancies are filled by an appointment of the Selectboard (Planning Commission, Development Review Board, Conservation Commission). If you have interest in serving on one of the Boards or Commissions speak to the Chairperson of that Board about your interest.
Reminder for those interested in standing for an elected local office.
Petitions signed by 1% of Shrewsbury registered voters (9 Names) are due to the Town Clerk with consent forms by 5:00 PM January 27, 2020 for a name to appear on the ballot. sample local petition and sample local consent may be obtained from the Town Clerk.
The following local offices will be elected on the March 3rd, 2020 Annual Town Meeting Ballot:
Town Moderator (1 Year Term)
Selectboard (1- Three Year Term)
Auditor (1 – Three Year Term)
Lister (1-One Year of Three Year Term)
Lister (1-Three Year Term)
Grand Juror (1 One Year Term)
Town Agent (1 One Year Term)
1st Constable (1 One Year Term)
2nd Constable (1 One Year Term)
Cemetery Commissioner All Vacancies are Three Year Terms (1 One Year Term, 1 Two Year Term, 1 Three Year Term)
Annual Town Meeting – AND – Presidential Preference Election (Super Tuesday) – Tuesday March 3, 2020
Polls Open 10:00 AM – Close 7:00 PM
Shrewsbury Informational Meeting will be held on Monday evening March 2, 2020. Start time TBD
Volunteers always needed!! – If you are interested in assisting at the Polls during the day or counting ballots in the evening on March 3rd please contact the Town Clerk.
Because Presidential Primaries and Presidential Election only happen every four years, This is a reminder regarding the Presidential Preference Election (aka – the Presidential Primary):
You must declare a political party when voting in the
V.S.A. Title 17, Chapter 57, section 2704
“A person voting at the Primary shall be required to ask for the ballot of the party in which the voter wishes to vote and an election official shall record the voter’s choice of ballot by marking the entrance checklist with a letter code, as designated by the Secretary of State, to indicate the voter’s party choice.”
Presidential Preference Sample Ballots
MILL RIVER UNIFIED UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
Voter Registration – Contact the Town Clerk or register on-line: https://olvr.sec.state.vt.us/
Absentee Ballot request: Contact the Town Clerk or on-line: https://mvp.sec.state.vt.us/
2020 Dog Licenses are now available.
$ 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 IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
The Black Swamp Gate to the VT Rte. 100 Gate in Plymouth are now both closed and locked for the season.
The CCC Road will remain open from North Shrewsbury to the Black Swamp Parking gate for recreational activities.
Absentee Ballots can be requested On-Line at
by contacting the Town Clerk:
492-3511 / email@example.com
2019 TAX RATE
To be eligible for a life-long VT State Parks Passport, a person must be:
- A legal resident of Vermont and the municipality where the application is made,
- AND either
62 years of age or older, or
a veteran of the uniformed services
Use your Green Mountain Passport for:
- Admission to Vermont State Parks (overnight camping and other park fees are excluded)
- Vermont State Historic Sites
To receive a Green Mountain Passport card:
- Fill out an application at your local City or Town Clerk’s Office
Courtesy of Marilyn Dalick