The Whiting Fire Warden has lifted the burn ban for Whiting.
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARNING
The legal voters of the Town of Whiting, Vermont are hereby warned and notified to meet at the Town Hall, in said Whiting on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:15pm to transact the following business:
ARTICLE I: To elect a Moderator for the ensuing year.
ARTICLE II: The receive and act upon the report of the Town Officers.
ARTICLE III: Will the Town vote to change the Term of Road Commissioner from One Year to Three Years?
ARTICLE IV: Will the Town elect the Officers as required by law in the following order:
A. Road Commissioner for 3 years -incumbent Paul Quesnel
B. Select Board Member for 3 years -incumbent Tara Trudo (vacant)
C. Lister for 3 years -incumbent Elizabeth Curran
D. Auditor for 3 years -incumbent Alison Remy
E. Collect of Delinquent Taxes for 1 year -incumbent Rani Fallon
F. Library Trustee for 3 years -incumbent Heather Mattison
G. Library Trustee for 2 years -incumbent Jaime Quenneville
H. Library Trustee for 2 years -incumbent Tara Trudo
I. First Constable for 1 year -incumbent Michael Dame (vacant)
J. Town Agent for 1 year -incumbent Heather Bouchard
ARTICLE IV: Will the Town give the Delinquent Tax Collector the power to collect delinquent taxes?
ARTICLE V: Shall the Town authorize the Treasurer to collect real property taxes to the Treasurer on or before Monday, December 2,2019? (postmarks not accepted)
ARTICLE VI: Will the Town appropriate$369,677.50 expenses and indebtedness of the town of which $277,522.65 will come from taxes?
ARTICLE VII: To transact any other nonbinding business deemed necessary and proper when met.
Attention Whiting Voters:
The Primary is August 14, 2018. Voting opens at 7:00am until 7:00pm. Sample ballots are posted and are available for review ahead of the voting day.
Whiting voters will also be asked to ratify and confirm the vote taken on June 26, 2018 at a special meeting/vote for improvements for the Fire Department and Town Garage. The newspaper notices for this vote were submitted but never published. A vote to ratify and confirm will repair this, and rather than hold another separate vote, we decided to hold the vote the same day as the primary.
Please feel free to call the Town Office if you have questions or concerns.
Town of Whiting
29 South Main Street
Whiting VT 05778
TOWN OF WHITING
2018 GRIEVANCE HEARINGS
Thursday June 14th 8AM – 8PM
Friday June 15th 8AM – 8PM
Appeals MUST be in writing and MUST be received by June 13th.
Appeals may be filed by:
1. Hand delivering to the Town Clerk’s Office, 29 S. Main St, Whiting VT 05778.
2. Mailing to: Whiting Listers, 29 S. Main St, Whiting, VT 05778
3. Submitting online: at whitingvt.com/request-grievance-hearing
Printable grievance forms are available in the office and here.
*If you would like to discuss your property with the listers instead of or before scheduling a grievance hearing please call 623-7813 or email: WhitingListersVT@gmail.com and we will set up a time to sit down and discuss your property. Please schedule this appointment before June 13th, so you will have time to file for grievance if you choose to. *
Informational Meeting on Fire Department and Town Garage Repairs Vote on June 25th 7pm
The legal voters of the Town of Whiting, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Town Hall, 27 South Main Street, in the Town of Whiting on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, between the hours of seven o’clock (7:00) in the forenoon (a.m.), at which time the polls will open, and seven o’clock (7:00) in the afternoon (p.m.), at which time the polls will close, to vote by Australian ballot upon the following Articles of business:
Shall general obligation bonds or notes of the Town of Whiting in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($195,000), subject to reduction from the receipt of available state and federal grants-in-aid, be issued for the purpose of repairing and reconstructing the Fire Department building, at an estimated cost of One Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($195,000)?
Shall general obligation bonds or notes of the Town of Whiting in an amount no to exceed One Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($190,000), subject to reduction from the receipt of available state and federal grants-in-aid, be issued for the purpose of repairing and reconstructing the Public Works garage, at an estimated cost of One Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($190,000)?
The legal voters of the Town of Whiting are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said special meeting shall be as provided in Chapters 43, 51 and 55 of Title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.
The legal voters of the Town of Whiting are further notified that an informational meeting will be held on Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Town Hall in the Town of Whiting at seven o’clock (7:00) in the evening, for the purpose of explaining the proposed improvements and the financing thereof.
Adopted and approved at a meeting of the Selectboard of the Town of Whiting duly called, noticed and held on May 21, 2018. Received for record and recorded in the records of the Town of Whiting on May 22, 2018.
TOWN OF WHITING SELECTBOARD
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