TOWN OF GROTON, ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2023
The Legal Voters of the Town of Groton, are hereby warned and notified to meet at the Groton Community Building on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 10:00 am., to transact the following business from the floor:
ARTICLE 1 To elect the following Town Officers as provided for by the Public Laws of Vermont:
Moderator One Year Term
Select Board Member Three Year Term
Town Clerk Three Year Term
Cemetery Commissioner One Year Term
Cemetery Commissioner Three Year Term
Constable One Year Term
Collector of Delinquent Taxes Three Year Term
Library Trustee One Year Term
Library Trustee Three Year Term
BMU School Board Director One Year Term
BMU School Board Director Three Year Term
ARTICLE 2 To hear the reports of the Town Officers.
ARTICLE 3 Shall the voters authorize payment of property taxes on or before Friday, November 3, 2023, by 5:00 PM est. as the deadline for the payment of taxes? (Postmarks are not accepted as a timely payment)
ARTICLE 4 Shall the Town establish a reserve fund to be called the “Computer Equipment Reserve Fund”, to be used for purchasing and updating the Town’s computer equipment, in accordance with 24 V.S.A. 2804?
ARTICLE 5 Shall the Town raise and appropriate the sum of $2,000 to fund the Computer Equipment Reserve Fund?
ARTICLE 6 Shall the Town establish a reserve fund to be called the “Highway Building Repairs Reserve Fund”, to be used for the general upkeep and repairs of the town highway garage, in accordance with 24 V.S.A. 2804?
ARTICLE 7 Shall the Town raise and appropriate the sum of $5,000 to fund the Highway Building Repairs Reserve Fund?
ARTICLE 8 Shall the voters authorize total fund expenditures for operating expenses of $1,202,853 of which $889,813 shall be raised by taxes and $313,040 by non-tax revenues?
ARTICLE 9 To discuss any other business proper to come before this meeting, this does not include the expenditure of town funds or other business acted upon in the preceding articles.