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STRAFFORD SELECTBOARD AGENDA

Wednesday,February 11, 2014 @ 7 p.m., Town Office

Items may be added to an agenda after it is posted as Town business necessitates

1.      CITIZENS CONCERNS:

2.      MINUTES:     Approve minutes for January 9, 13, 14, 16, 19, 23, 26, 27, 28, 30

3.      GENERAL:    Town House – rocky

TRORC – Hazard mitigation

HS-122 penalty – Late Filed homestead

Recording Clerk

Ordway Committee

Harris Library Trustee

Barrett Hall Generator

Pre-Town Meeting Date

TOWN HIGHWAYS: Highway Update

Next Scheduled Meeting:        February 25, 2015                                          

 
Pre-Town Meeting will be Feb 26, 2015 at 7pm
 
WARNING FOR ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
March 3, 2015
The legal voters of the Town of Strafford are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Town
House on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 9 o’clock in the forenoon to transact the following articles
of business:
 
  -Article 1: To elect a Moderator.
  -Article 2: To elect a Town Clerk for a term of three years.
  -Article 3: To hear the report of the Auditors.
  -Article 4: To see if the Town will appropriate $1,036,210. to defray 2015 budget expenses.
  -Article 5: To see if the Town will authorize the Board of Selectmen to spend unanticipated
funds from sources other than the property tax for town purposes.
  -Article 6: Shall the Town waive the collection fee on delinquent taxes paid up to seven days
after the tax due date?
  -Article 7: To see if the Town will vote to collect taxes in two installments. Each installment
would be one-half of the total annual taxes due. The first installment will be due
and accepted at the Town of Strafford office on or before 4:30 pm on the first
Wednesday of September and the balance will be due at the same location on or
before 4:30 pm the first Wednesday of December. An official United States Post
Office postmark/cancellation (not a postage machine date) will determine the
payment date for all mailed payments. Interest on overdue taxes will be charged at
1% (one percent) per month for the first three months and 1.5% (one and a half
percent) thereafter. All delinquent taxes will be subject to an 8% (eight percent)
collection fee in accordance with Vermont Statutes after the first Wednesday in
December 2015.
  -Article 8: To elect the following officers
                                For a term of three years:                                      For a term of two years:
                                 Town Treasurer (paper ballot)                                 Selectman (paper ballot)
                                 Selectman (paper ballot)                                         Auditor (paper ballot)
                                 Lister (paper ballot)                                                 Lister (paper ballot)
                                 Auditor (paper ballot)                                                                               
                                 Harris Library Trustee                                             For a term of one year:
                                 Trustee of Public Funds                                          Delinquent Tax Collector
                                 Cemetery Commissioner                                         Town Grand Juror
                                 Cemetery Commissioner                                         Town Agent
                                                                                                                                                     Agent to Deed Real Estate
 
  -Article 9: To transact any legal business to come before the meeting.
 
Dated: January 30, 2015
By: Strafford Board of Selectmen
Roderick J. Maclay Brenton Cadwell John Freitag
Steve Marx Brian Johnson
 
WARNING FOR SPECIAL TOWN MEETING
March 3, 2015
 
The legal voters of the Town of Strafford are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Town
House on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, between the polling hours stated below to vote by Australian
ballot upon the following article of business:
 
ARTICLE 1
Shall the Town enter into a telecommunications union district to be
known as the East Central Vermont Telecommunications District, under
the provisions of Subchapter 3, Chapter 121 of Title 24, Vermont Statutes
Annotated?
 
Voting upon the above-stated proposition shall be conducted at the Town House from 9 AM to 7
PM. Only registered voters may vote. Voter qualification, registration, and absentee voting
relative to said Special Town Meeting shall be as provided in Chapters 42, 51, and 55 of Title 17,
Vermont Statutes Annotated.
The legal voters of the Town of Strafford are further notified and warned that an informational
meeting will be held for the purpose of explaining this article during Pre-Town Meeting on
February 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Barrett Hall.
Dated: January 30, 2015
By: Strafford Board of Selectmen
Roderick J. Maclay Brenton Cadwell John Freitag
Steve Marx Brian Johnson
 
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Town of Strafford School District Warning of Annual Meeting 2015

Click the above link for more information.

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Dog Licenses are due on or by April 1, 2015

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RECORDING CLERK:

The Town of Strafford Selectboard is seeking an interested individual to take minutes of the meetings held by the Selectboard. Meetings are held every two weeks, (more if needed), starting at 7 pm and ending around 9 pm. Minutes are due within five day of the meeting at the Town Clerks Office.

This position is paid a set fee of $50 per meeting.

If interested please contact Lisa Kendall, Town Clerk/Treasurer at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 765-4411.

 

Thank you, the Strafford Selectboard.

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We have newly uploaded a calendar to our webite.

Please check it out and feel free to let us know of any town events that should be posted.

We will do our best to keep it updated with any changes in meetings and information.

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The Selectboard meets the Second and Fourth Wednesday. Selectboard meetings

are at the Town Office unless otherwise noted. Agenda requests can be sent to Lisa at

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Selectboard Meeting Schedule 

Schedule: February 11, 2015, 7 pm

                February 25, 2015, 7 pm

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Town Meeting Minutes 2014

Town Report as printed

Town Report with budget pages rotated for easier viewing

 

Bridge 29 VTrans Plans https://outside.vermont.gov/agency/vtrans/external/Projects/Structures/13J088

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, Saturday
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Celebration of Steve Willbanks’ 21 years of
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ervice to Strafford
Potluck,
6:00pm
at the Town House