Town and School District Meeting
We hereby notify the legal voters of the Town of Pittsfield to meet at the Pittsfield Town Hall on Tuesday,
March 7, 2017 at 10 am to transact the following business 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 2016.
Article 4. To elect the following officers for 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. Town Clerk 3 No
e. Town Treasurer 3 No
f. Trustee of Public Funds 3 No
g. Trustee Roger Clark Memorial Library 1 No
h. Trustee Roger Clark Memorial Library 5 No
i. First Constable 2 No
j. Grand Juror 1 No
k. Town Agent 1 No
l. Cemetery Commissioner 3 No
m. Cemetery Commissioner 3 No
n. Collector of Delinquent Taxes 1 No
Article 5. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize all current taxes be paid to the Treasurer unless
Article 6. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the Treasurer to collect taxes on real property in two
installments, due before 5pm, on or before the third Thursday of August and the third
Thursday of November?
Article 7. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $20,000 to be placed in the reserve fund for Highway
Article 8. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $30,000 to be placed in a reserve fund for replacement,
repair or renovation of the town sand shed?
Article 9. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $10,000 to be placed in a reserve fund to continue exterior
renovation of the Town Hall to include insulation and re-siding?
Article 10. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize $30,000 to be placed in a reserve fund for the future
repaving of the north end of the Village Green.
Article 11. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the monies collected from perpetual care donations be
invested by the Trustees of Public Funds, of which only the interest and/or dividends can be
used, for the care and improvement of the cemetery.
Article 12. Will the voters of Pittsfield approve joining the Regional Ambulance Service, Inc?
Article 13. Will the voters of Pittsfield approve the proposed budget to meet the expenses and liabilities
of the town?
Article 14. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the Select Board to set a tax rate sufficient to meet the
expenses and liabilities of the town?
Article 15. Will the voters of Pittsfield authorize the Select Board to buy and sell real estate?
Article 16. To discuss any other non-binding business which may properly come before the meeting.
Dated at Pittsfield, Vermont this 20th day of January 2017.
Pittsfield Select Board,
s/Matt Corron, Chair s/Mona Colton s/David Larkin
Received for record this 24th day of January 2017 at 9:00 am.
Attest: s/Patricia S. Haskins, Town Clerk
Notice to Voters
Any individuals needing special accommodations can contact the Town Clerks’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 ro the election during regular business hours. Registration will also be available at the
Town Hall on Town Meeting Day