Town and School District Meeting
We hereby notify the legal voters of the Town of Pittsfield to meet at the Pittsfield Federated Church on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 10 am to transact the following business from the floor in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order
Article 1. To elect a town moderator for the ensuing year.
Article 2. Pittsfield School District Warning will be acted upon at this time.
Article 3. To receive the reports of the town officers for the year 2018.
Article 4. To elect the following officers, as required by law, for the terms indicated and to fill any other office vacant: Terms Vote by Ballot
a) Select Person 3 Yes
b) Lister 3 Yes
c) Auditor 3 Yes
d) Trustee of Public Funds 3 No
e) Trustee Roger Clark Memorial Library 3 No
f) Trustee Roger Clark Memorial Library 3 No
g) First Constable 2 No
h) Grand Juror 1 No
i) Town Agent 1 No
j) Cemetery Commissioner 3 No
k) Collector of Delinquent Taxes 1 No
l) Town Clerk 3 No
m) Town Treasurer 3 No
Article 5. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize all current taxes be paid to the Treasurer unless otherwise noted?
Article 6. 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 7. Will the Voters of Pittsfield authorize that all of the towns’ constituent departments follow established uniform best practices for municipal accounting and budgeting as directed by the 2018 audit conducted by the firm of Jeffrey R Bradley?
Article 8. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the formation of an exploratory committee to research any and all future options for the Pittsfield Town Hall and have those options presented prior to the next Town meeting?
Article 9. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $45,000.00 to be placed in the reserve fund for Highway Equipment?
Article 10. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $15,000.00 to be placed in the reserve fund for the future repaving of the north end of the Village Green?
Article 11. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $8,000.00 to be placed in a reserve fund for SCBA Equipment?
Article 12. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $15,600.00 to be used for the salary of a town librarian?
Article 13. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $15,000.00 to be placed in a reserve fund for Extrication Equipment?
Article 14. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $5,000.00 to be placed in a reserve fund for a Fire Truck?
Article 15. Will the voters of Pittsfield approve the proposed budget to meet the expenses and liabilities of the town?
Article 16. Shall the voters of Pittsfield prohibit the town constables from exercising any law enforcement authority, in accordance with 24 V.S.A. § 1936(a) (1)?
Article 17. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the Select Board to buy and sell real estate?
Article 18. To discuss any other non-binding business which may properly come before the meeting?
Dated at Pittsfield, Vermont this 25th day of January 2019.
Pittsfield Select Board,
s/Charles Piso, Chair s/Matt Corron s/Ann Kuendig
Received for record this 25th day of January 2019 at 9:00 am.
Attest: s/Tricia L Fryer, Town Clerk
Notice to Voters
Any individuals needing special accommodations can contact the Town Clerk’s Office at least two weeks prior to the Town Meeting. 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. Registration will also be available at the Pittsfield Federated Church on Town Meeting Day.