TOWN BOND VOTE – AUGUST 9, 2016

Town Office Bond Vote Results
Total ballots cast: 517

Article II
In Favor: 255
Opposed: 249

Article I
In Favor: 226
Opposed: 286

WARNING

The legal voters of the Town of Newfane, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the NewBrook Fire Department in the Town of Newfane on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, between the hours of nine o’clock (9:00) in the forenoon (a.m.), at which time the polls will open, and seven o’clock (7:00) in the afternoon (p.m.), at which time the polls will close, to vote by Australian ballot upon the following Articles of business:

ARTICLE I

Shall general obligation bonds or notes of the Town of Newfane in an amount not to exceed $950,000, subject to reduction from available grants-in-aid and reserves, and the re-allocation of unexpended bond proceeds, be issued to finance the cost of municipal office building construction at an estimated cost of $975,000?

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ARTICLE II

Shall approximately $35,000 of unexpended proceeds derived from the sale of the Town’s November 1, 2012 highway improvement bond be applied to the cost of constructing a municipal office building?

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The legal voters of the Town of Newfane are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said special meeting shall be as provided in Chapters 43, 51 and 55 of Title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

The legal voters of the Town of Newfane are further notified that an informational meeting will be held on Monday, August 1, 2016 at the Newfane Town Office in the Town of Newfane at seven o’clock (7:00) in the evening, for the purpose of explaining the proposed improvements and the financing thereof.

Adopted and approved at a regular meeting of the Selectboard of the Town of Newfane duly called, noticed and held on July 5, 2016.  Received for record and recorded in the records of the Town of Newfane on July 6, 2016.

ATTEST:

Gloria J. Cristelli, Town Clerk                                                                       

Town of Newfane Selectboard:
Todd Lawley, Chair
Gary Delius
Marion Dowling
Michael Fitzpatrick
Carol Hatcher