Public Informational Hearing – August 2, 2016

CITY OF VERGENNES
PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL HEARING
TAX EXEMPTION VOTE

Pursuant to 17 V.S.A. ยง2680, the qualified voters of the City of Vergennes are hereby warned and notified that a Public Informational Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 6:00p.m. at the Vergennes Fire Station located at 50 Green Street. The object and purpose of this hearing is to consider property tax exemption for a period of five years for two organizations as allowed for in Title 32. The articles as they will appear on the City ballot are as follows:

Article I: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the real estate presently owned by Vergennes Area Rescue Squad, Inc. and located in the City of Vergennes, be exempted from property taxation for the period of up to five years, first applicable to the Grand List of 2016, as provided for in Title 32, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

Article II: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the real estate presently owned by Vergennes Masonic Association, Inc. and located at 54 School Street, be exempted from property taxation for a period of five years, first applicable to the Grand List of 2016, as provided for inTitle 32, Vermont Statutes Annotated, in order to help the Masons continue their benevolent and charitable activities with the Vergennes Community.

Article III: To transact any other non-binding business that may come before the meeting.

The above articles will be voted by Australian ballot on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at the Vergennes Fire Station on Green Street. Polls will open at 9:00 a.m. and will close at 7:00 p.m.

Dated at Vergennes, Vermont this 28th day of June 2016.

Joan T. Devine
Vergennes City Clerk

Paving – Expect Delays

Vergennes Public Works Department will begin paving around the city the week of June 20, 2016. Please expect delays.

Areas of work include Main Street from City Hall to Monkton Road, all of Panton Road to the town line, a section on Maple Street by Short Street, the alley behind Jackman Fuels Inc., and a section of Macdonough Drive up by High Street. There will be delays in traffic flow. Sorry for any inconvenience but this work needs to be accomplished.