Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Weathersfield Voting Results #weathersfieldvt #vt #vttownmeeting #vtvotes #vermontstandard #tmdvt

Official Election Results
Annual Town & School Election
Weathersfield, VT
March 1, 2016



Article 6: To elect all Town officers as required by law.

Moderator - One Year
C. Peter Cole - 915

Select Person – Three Years
C. Peter Cole - 557
Charles P Horton - 378

Select Person - Two Years
John Arrison - 419
Kelly Murphy - 518

Lister – Three Years
Carolyn A Hier - 915

Trustee of Public Funds - Three Years
Beverly A Howe-Fluette - 887

Town Agent - One Year
Flo-Ann Dango - 941

Town Grand Juror - One Year
Carolyn A Hier - 908

Cemetery Commissioner - Five Years
Ken Blum - 917

Library Trustee - Three Years
Roderick "Rick" Bates - 872

Library Trustee - Five Years (with two years remaining)
Anne Parent - 875

Library Trustee - Five Years (with three years remaining)
Cindy Osgood - 882

Article 7: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield approve the expenditure of $1,276,135 for the support and operation of the Town’s General Fund? $916,560 shall be raised by property taxation, allowing the Select Board to set the appropriate tax rate.
Yes - 599
No - 382

Article 8: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield approve the expenditure of $995,103 for the
support and operation of the Town’s Highway Fund? $803,873 shall be raised by property taxation, allowing the Select Board to set the appropriate tax rate.
Yes - 668
No -  318

Article 9: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield approve the expenditure of $273,181 for the
support and operation of the Town’s Solid Waste Management Facility? These monies shall be raised by non-tax revenues.
Yes - 753
No - 216

Article 10: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield authorize the Select Board to borrow in the current fiscal year (FY2016) funds not to exceed $55,000 for a period not to exceed three years for the purpose of financing two projects already completed in the current fiscal year (FY2016): replacing the heating system in the Town Highway Garage and providing a water source for an adjacent property whose well was contaminated with salt? The first of three payments on the
loan will be due in the coming fiscal year (FY2017).
Yes - 693
No - 295

Article 11: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield authorize the Select Board to borrow funds not to exceed $34,000 for a period not to exceed three years for the purpose of purchasing a police cruiser? The cost of the cruiser will not exceed $39,000. The new cruiser will replace a 2010 Ford F-150 police cruiser with over 105,000 miles on it. The balance of the funds needed to purchase the cruiser will come from the sale or trade-in of the Ford F-150.
Yes - 514
No - 482

Article 12: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield authorize the Select Board to borrow funds not to exceed $229,000 for a period not to exceed five years for the purpose of purchasing a fire truck to replace West Weathersfield Fire Department Engine No. 3? The cost of the fire truck will not exceed $395,000. The balance of the funds needed to purchase the truck will come from the sale or trade-in of Engine No. 3, contributions from the West Weathersfield Fire Department, and no more than $146,000 from the Town’s Fire Apparatus Acquisition Reserve Fund.
Yes - 601
No - 393

Article 13: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $22,000, to be deposited into the Highway Equipment Acquisition Reserve Fund? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 507
No -470

Article 14: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $15,000, to be deposited into the Town Highways Capital Maintenance and Improvements Reserve Fund? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 527
No - 439

Article 15: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $5,000, to be deposited into the Police Cruiser Purchase Reserve Fund? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 488
No - 487

Article 16: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $15,000, to be deposited into the Fire Apparatus Acquisition Reserve Fund? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 576
No - 403

Article 17: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $7,000, to be deposited into the Firefighting Equipment and Gear Reserve Fund? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 643
No - 342



Article 18: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $15,000 to be deposited into the Weathersfield-Proctor Library Capital Improvements Reserve Fund? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 466
No -520


Article 19: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $200 to support the activities of the American Red Cross? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 656
No - 327

Article 20: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $400 to support the activities of Senior Solutions Council on Aging for Southeastern Vermont? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 700
No - 282

Article 21: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $400 to support the activities of the HIV/HCV Resource Center? [Not in Budget]
Yes -  467
No - 506

Article 22: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $400 to support the activities of Meals on Wheels? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 818
No - 178

Article 23: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $400 to support the activities of the Mount Ascutney Prevention Partnership [MAPP]? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 470
No - 502

Article 24: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $360 to support the activities of the Volunteers in Action? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 557
No - 396

Article 25: Shall the voters of the Town of Weathersfield appropriate the sum of $400 to support the activities of the WISE? [Not in Budget]
Yes - 422
No - 503

To elect all School officers as required by law.

Moderator (School)
C Peter Cole - 872



School Director - 3 year
Heidi Remick - 141
Sean Whalen - 131

School Director - 1 year
Amy D. Hill - 823

School Director - 1 year
Jacquelin Antonivich - 818



Article 4: Shall the voters of the Weathersfield School District approve the school board to expend $6,021,945 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 $15,326.79 per pupil. This projected spending per equalized pupil is 2.06%lower than the spending for the current year. By Australian Ballot
Yes - 676
No - 296