Town Meeting 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.