• Town Meeting Preview: Moretown
    February 23,2013


    Town budget

    $1,068,802 — $14,198, or 1.3 percent, less than this year’s budget of $1,083,000.

    Highway budget

    $446,227 — $143,273, or 24.3 percent, less than this year’s budget of $589,500.

    School budget

    $2,050,675 — $100,675, or 5.2 percent, more than this year’s budget of $1,950,000.

    Special articles

    Shall the voters of the town of Moretown authorize the Select Board to forgo mailing the annual report of the town and town school district and offer instead two designated locations for pickup and online access via moretownvt.org?

    Shall the voters of the town of Moretown vote to set aside the sum of $10,000 for the repair and upkeep of the bridges of the town?

    Shall the residents of the town of Moretown spend an additional $5,000 to supplement law-enforcement services?

    Shall the voters instruct officials to approve a resolution expressing opposition to the transportation of tar sands oil through Vermont, require fuel vendors doing business with the town to provide information on the origins of the fuel that’s sold, and phase out municipal fuel purchases that use tar sands?

    Contested races

    No contested races

    Meeting location

    Moretown residents will gather for a floor meeting at the Town Hall at 9 a.m. on March 5 to vote on special articles. Voting on money matters and town officers will take place by Australian ballot from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Moretown Elementary School in Moretown village.


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