September 21, 2017

Town Meeting Warrants


WARNING

FOR

ANNUAL HARTFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING

2017

 

 

 

Voting by Australian ballot is to be held on March 7, 2017 at the Hartford High School (Gymnasium). Budget Discussion/Candidates Night is to be held on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hartford High School (Auditorium).

 

The legal voters of the Town of Hartford are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said Annual Town Meeting shall be as provided in the Town Charter and chapters 43, 51, and 55 of title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

 

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES WILL BE VOTED BY AUSTRALIAN BALLOT ON TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017.  POLLS OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. EST AND CLOSE AT 7:00 P.M. EST.

 

 

  1. 1.     To elect School Officers for the ensuing year.  (By Australian ballot).

 

 

  1. 2.     Shall the voters of the School District approve the School Board to expend $37,442,476 which is the amount the School Board has determined to be necessary for the ensuing fiscal year? It is estimated that this proposed budget, if approved, will result in education spending of $15,776.08 per equalized pupil. This projected spending per equalized pupil is 5% higher than spending for the current year. (By Australian ballot).

 

 

  1. 3.     Shall the Town of Hartford and the Hartford Town School District amend the Town Charter as summarized below:

 

  • § 123A-103. Particular powers - Matters subject to regulation and ordinances.
  • § 123A-201. Town Meeting – Provides for the call and conduct of pre-town meeting, annual town meeting and floor meeting.

§ 123A-202. Elected officers – Provides for the election of Town officers and their compensation.

  • § 123A-203. Duties of elected officers – Provides for the appointment of a Town Clerk, Town Assessor and Trustees of Public Funds.

§123A-302. Duties of appointed officers; Town Manager – Enumerates the duties of the Town Manager.

(By Australian ballot)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. 4.     Shall general obligation bonds of the Hartford Town School District in an amount not to exceed one million, four hundred sixty-seven thousand dollars ($1,467,000) be issued for the purpose of financing the cost of making parking lot and roadway improvements at the Hartford High School, Hartford Middle School and Hartford Area Career and Technical Center, an estimated cost of such improvements being one million, four hundred sixty-seven thousand dollars ($1,467,000).

 

Dated at Hartford, Vermont this 25th day of January, 2017.

 

Hartford Board of School Directors

 

 


 

WARNING

FOR

ANNUAL HARTFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING

2017

 

The citizens of Hartford who are legal voters in Town Meeting are hereby warned to meet at the Hartford High School (Hanley Gym) in said Town on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of transacting School business not involving voting by Australian ballot. Community Day is to be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hartford High School (Hanley Gym)

 

The legal voters of the Town of Hartford are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said Annual Town Meeting shall be as provided in the Town Charter and chapters 43, 51, and 55 of title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

 

The purpose of the School District business meeting being to decide by voice vote and/or discuss the following:

 

1.         To receive the reports of the Board of School Directors.

 

2.         To see what compensation the School District will vote to pay the Board of School Directors from School District funds pursuant to 16 V.S.A. 562.

 

3.         To vote to approve the 2017-2018 budget if disapproved at the March 7, 2017 meeting.

 

4.         To do any other necessary and proper non-binding business.

 

*NOTE:  The Annual Town Meeting and the Annual Town School Floor District Meetings will both convene at 10:00 A.M. EST on Saturday, April 1, 2017.   The Town Meeting will immediately recess and be held following the conclusion of the School meeting. Community Day is to be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Hartford High School (Hanley Gym). 

 

 

Dated at Hartford, Vermont this 25th day of January, 2017.

 

Hartford Board of School Directors