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Warning of Annual City Meeting 03-06-17

WARNING
ANNUAL CITY MEETING
MARCH 6, 2017

The qualified voters of the City of Vergennes are hereby warned and notified that the Annual City Meeting will be held at the Vergennes Opera House in City Hall on Monday, March 6, 2017, commencing at 7:30 p.m. for the following:

Article I: To elect by Australian ballot one Mayor for a two-year term; three Aldermen for respective two-year terms; one Lister for a three-year term; one Auditor for a three-year term; one Grand Juror for a one-year term; two Commissioners to the Vergennes-Panton Water District Board of Water Commissioners for three-year terms; one Commissioner to the Vergennes-Panton Water District Board of Water Commissioners for a two-year term; one Director to the Vergennes Union Elementary School Board of Directors for a three-year term; one Director to the Vergennes Union High School Board of Directors for a three-year term; and one Director to the Vergennes Union High School Board of Directors for a two-year term.

Article II: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $3,290 to Addison County Home Health & Hospice, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article III To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $2,000 to the Addison County Humane Society, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article IV: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $3,074 to Addison County Parent/Child Center, said sum to come from City funds?

Article V: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $600 to Addison County Readers, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article VI: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $850 to Addison County Restorative Justice Services, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article VII: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $2,500 to Age Well, formerly CVAA, said sum to come from City funds?

Article VIII: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $2,000 to Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes, said sum to come from City funds?

Article IX: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $2,500 to Counseling Service of Addison County, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article X: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $2,000 to Elderly Services, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article XI: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $2,000 to HOPE, said sum to come from City funds?

Article XII: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $2,000 to Hospice Volunteer Services, said sum to come from City funds?

Article XIII: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $1,725 to John W. Graham Emergency Shelter, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article XIV: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $1,000 to Open Door Clinic, said sum to come from City funds?

Article XV: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $1,000 to Otter Creek Child Center, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article XVI: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $950 to support RSVP of Addison County, said sum to come from City funds?

Article XVII: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $1,500 to Vergennes Area Seniors Association, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

Article XVIII: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $890 to Vermont Adult Learning, said sum to come from City funds?

Article XIX: To vote by Australian ballot on the following: Shall the City appropriate $4,000 to WomenSafe, Inc., said sum to come from City funds?

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

Ballot boxes will remain open from nine o’clock in the forenoon until seven o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Vergennes Fire Station on Green Street for voting by Australian ballot on Articles I through XIX. The legal voters of the City of Vergennes are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting shall be as provided in Chapters 43 and 51 of Title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

Dated at Vergennes, Vermont this 24th day of January 2017.

Vergennes City Council