TOWN OF PITTSFIELD ANNUAL TOWN MEETING AND ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING
March 2, 2021
We hereby notify the legal voters of the Town of Pittsfield to meet in the Town Offices in said Town on March 2, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. to transact the following business by Australian Ballot:
Article 1. To elect a town moderator for the ensuing year.
Article 2.To elect the following officers, as required by law, for the terms indicated and to fill anyother office vacant:
- Select Person 3
- Select Person 1
- Lister 3
- Auditor 3
- Auditor 1
- Trustee of Public Funds 3
- Trustee Roger Clark Memorial Library 3
- First Constable 2
- Cemetery Commissioner 3
- Cemetery Commissioner 3
- Collector of Delinquent Taxes 1
Article 3. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize all current taxes be paid to the Treasurer unless otherwise noted?
Article 4. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the Treasurer to collect taxes on real property in two installments, on or before the third Thursday of August and the third Thursday of November, by physical delivery to the tax collector before 5 pm?
Article 5. Will the voters of Pittsfield reallocate the Pittsfield Volunteer Fire & Rescue SCBA Reserve Fund for Equipment and deposit $2,100 from general fund surplus in this Equipment Reserve Fund?
Article 6. Will the voters of Pittsfield deposit $90,400 from general fund surplus in the PVF&R Truck Reserve Fund?
Article 7. Will the voters of Pittsfield deposit $25,000 from general fund surplus in the Town Hall Reserve Fund to complete Phase One and Phase Two repairs?
Article 8. Will the voters of Pittsfield deposit $67,000 from general fund surplus in the Highway Equipment Reserve Fund for a grader?
Article 9. Will the voters of Pittsfield establish a reserve fund to be called Town Offices Maintenance and deposit $7,500 from general fund surplus in the fund for repairs and maintenance?
Article 10. Shall the voters of Pittsfield withdraw from the White River Alliance Solid Waste program and approve the terms and conditions of an agreement to join the union municipal district known as the Rutland County Solid Waste District?
Article 11.Will the voters of Pittsfield approve the proposed budget to meet the expenses and liabilities of the town?
Article 12. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the Select Board to buy and sell real estate?
Annual School Meeting
Article 1. To elect a moderator for the ensuing year.
Article 2. To see if the Pittsfield School District will vote to pay taxes in the same manner as the Town.
Article 3. Shall the voters of the Pittsfield School District approve a total budget in the amount of $1,014,329 for the 2021-22 school year? It is estimated that this proposed budget will result in education spending of $14,649 per equalized pupil. This projected spending is 11% lower than spending for the current year.
Article 4. To elect a School Director for a three-year term.
Polls open Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Dated at Pittsfield, Vermont this 25th day of January 2021.
By the Select Board members of the Town of Pittsfield
S/Ann Kuendig,Chair s/Joyce Stevens s/Mona Colton
By the School Board members of the Town of Pittsfield
S/Kris Sperber s/Ray Rice s/Peter Dubois
Received for record this 26th day of January 2021 at 9:00 am.
Attest: s/Tricia L Fryer, Town Clerk
Notice to Voters
If you are not already a registered voter in the Town of Pittsfield, please register to vote if you are eighteen or over, are a U.S. citizen, and a resident of this town. Eligible residents can register to vote at the Town Office on any day prior to the election during regular business hours.