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Hinesburg Town Meeting 2020

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LIVE @ 7:00 PM Monday, March 2

 

Article 1: To elect the necessary town and school district officers by Australian ballot Tuesday, March 3, 2020 (see "Officers for Election" list in the Annual Report).

Article 2: To hear the reports of the officers of the Town of Hinesburg and take action thereon. 

Article 3: Shall the Town approve a General Government budget of$1,851,236 with the estimated sum of $1,380,036 appropriated from property taxes to defray the general government expenses of the Town? 

Article 4: Shall the Town approve a Highway Department budget of$1,041,884 with the estimated sum of $903,884 appropriated from property taxes to defray the highway expenditures of the Town? 

Article 5: Shall the Town approve the Hinesburg Community Police Department budget of $606,783 with the estimated sum of $560,283 appropriated from property taxes to defray the police expenditures of the Town? 

Article 6: Shall the Town approve the Hinesburg Fire Department budget of $434,503 with the estimated sum of$394,503 appropriated from property taxes to defray the fire expenditures of the Town? 

Article 7: Shall the Town approve the Carpenter-Carse Library allocation from the Town of Hinesburg of $225,487 with the estimated sum of $225,487 appropriated from property taxes to defray the library allocation from the Town?

Article 8: Shall the Town approve the Hinesburg Community Resource Center (HCRC) allocation from the Town of Hinesburg of$21,000 with the estimated sum of$21,000 appropriated from property taxes to defray the HCRC ​allocation from the Town? 

Article 9: Shall the Town appropriate the sum of$14,350 with the estimated sum of$14,350 appropriated from property taxes, to be distributed as specifically designated to the following agencies and organizations? 

UVM Home Care & Hospice (VNA) - $6,500
Age Well (CV AA) - $4,000
Chittenden Comm. Action (CVOEO) - $1,000
Committee on Temporary Shelter - $1,000
VCIL - $200
Hinesburg Senior Meal Site - $650
Vermont Family Network - $1,000

Article 10: Shall the voters authorize up to $94,870 in expenditures for the purpose of providing a dedicated town-wide ambulance transport service? 

(If voters approved Articles 3 through 10 as presented, total general fund expenditures of $4,290,113 will be required, with the estimated amount of $3,594,413 to come from property tax revenue). 

Article 11: Shall the Town of Hinesburg vote on whether to establish and manage an ambulance transport service by Australian ballot in November pursuant to 17 V.S.A. § 2680(d)? 

Article 12: Shall voters authorize the payment of real and personal property taxes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, payable in full to the Town of Hinesburg in one (1) installment, with the due date being November 15, 2020? Any and all payments received in the Town Treasurer's Office later than midnight on November 15, 2020 will be considered delinquent and will be subject to the collection of interest at the rate of 1 % per month or fraction thereof for the first three (3) months and thereafter at the rate of 1.5% per month or fraction thereof. 

Article 13: To transact any other business, as proper, to be brought before said meeting? 

Field Producers: Wendy Erikson, Joey Palumbo, Catherine Hughes

Produced by VCAM.

Episode Number: 
011
Original Airdate: 
Monday, March 2, 2020