At Wednesday evening’s Special Town Meeting, attended by 17 hardy souls who we thank for their devotion, all articles on the warrant passed unanimously with a one no-vote exception.
Article 1: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate the sum of $150,332.75 released from overlay, to reduce the Tax Levy for Fiscal Year 2024, beginning on July 1, 2023.
Article 2: To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $2,500.00 from Emergency Management Expenses, account #60291.02, to Emergency Management Grant, account #5004.00, to cover the cost of unreimbursed expenses.
Article 3: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate the sum of $7,976.67 from General Stabilization to pay the town’s portion of five (5) percent of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant award.
One no vote
Article 4: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate the sum of $7,500 from General Stabilization to the Reserve Fund to pay for FY24 unforeseen legal expenses.
Article 5: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate the sum of $10,000 from General Stabilization to the Voc-Tech account to pay for FY24 student transportation expenses.
Article 6: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate the sum of $9,716.51, or any other sum, from General Stabilization to pay bills from prior fiscal years.
Thanks goes out to Admin Assistant Janey Beardsley, Town Clerk Douglas Miner, our intrepid and excellent stand-in Moderator Barbara Cormier, Steve and Bob from the Select Board, and all our attendees. The meeting took all of 20 minutes—just in time for dinner.