Rockingham Annual Town Meeting: March 2nd & 3rd, 2020
March 4, 202003/04/2020 • 01:54:54
ID#12141 • Article 1: To elect Town Officers and Town School District Officers as required by law. (By Australian Ballot).
Article 2: To receive and act upon the reports of the Town Officers for the past year.
Article 3: Shall the voters of the Town of Rockingham authorize the Selectboard and Treasurer to borrow money from time to time in anticipation of tax collection, or payment of money due the Town from the State of Vermont for highway or other purposes or payment to the Town from Federal funds.
Article 4: Shall the voters of the Town of Rockingham authorize the Selectboard to seek out and/or accept funds available from non-property tax revenue sources and to spend those funds in appropriate ways after required public input.
Article 5: Shall the voters of the Town of Rockingham raise and appropriate the sum of Six Million, Two Hundred Eight Thousand, Six Hundred Thirty Nine Dollars($6,208,639) to pay the indebtedness of the Town, repair and maintain highways, and pay all other general and regular expenses of the Town beginning July 1, 2020 through June 31, 2021 with Five Million, Three Thousand, Four Hundred Forty-Four Dollars($5,003,444) to be raised by taxes?
Article 6: Shall the voters of the Town of Rockingham raise and appropriate the sum of Four Hundred Forty-One Thousand, Seven Hundred Eleven Dollars($441,711) in operating expenses for the support of the Rockingham Free Public Library, Three Hundred Seventy Nine Thousand and Two Hundred Fifty Dollars($379,250) to be raised by taxes?
Article 7: Shall the Voters of the Town of Rockihgham raise and appropriate the sum of Eighty Five Thousand, Nine Hundred, Seventy-Eight ($85,978) to be allocated to various Social Service agencies?
Article 8: Shall the Voters of the Town of Rockingham vote to raise, appropriate and expend the sum of Three Thousand Dollars($3000)for the support of Restorative Community Justice to provide services to the residents of the Town?
Article 9: Shall the voters of The Town Of Rockingham vote to raise appropriate and expend the sum of Five Thousand Dollars($5000) for the support of the Community Bike Project to provide services to residents of the Town?
Aryicle 10: Shall the voters of The Town of Rockingham appropriate a transfer of One Hundred Thousand Dollars($100,000) from surplus Highway Fund balance to the Highway Fund for improvments to Hyde Hill?
Article 11: Shall the voters of the Town of Rockingham vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Twenty Two Thousand Dollars($22,000) to fund Meeting House Improvements, with Twenty Two Thousand Dollars($22,000) to be raised by taxes?
Article 12: Shall the voters of the Town of Rockingham approve use of Forty-Two Thousand Dollars($42,000) from the Meeting House Reserve for Meeting House repairs?
Article 13: Shall the voters of the town of Rockingham vote to raise and approopriate the sum of Twelve Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars($12,500) to fund fire equipment for the Rockingham Fire Department, with Twelve Thousand, Five Hundred ($12,500) to be raised by taxes?
Article 15: To transact any other business deemed proper when not involving the expenditures of Town funds or any other business acted upon in the preceding article