Economic Development Job Nixed in Woodstock

Woodstock — Residents yesterday voted down a $50,000 proposal to hire a part-time economic development coordinator, 520-361. All other articles on yesterday’s Australian ballot passed.

By a 707-186 tally, residents voted in favor of instructing federal and state lawmakers to ban assault weapons, require criminal background checks and make gun trafficking a federal crime. They also voted, 414-195, to approve the $11.3 million Woodstock Union High School district budget for the school year beginning July 1. It also passed in Barnard, 105-41, but Bridgewater voted 42-35 against it.

In other spending, voters cast ballots in favor of using $50,000 for operation and maintenance costs of the Norman Williams Public Library, as well as appropriating $32,000 for the Pentangle Council on the Arts — both extra funding on top of the organizations’ base budgets.

On Saturday, residents approved a $4.1 million town operating budget and $60,000 for a digital projection system to show movies and for streaming live performances or webcasts.


Woodstock Town Meeting 2013 Results

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Woodstock Town Moderator: Matt Maxham Selectboard 3 yrs: John D. Doten, Jr. Selectboard 2 yrs: Bob Holt Treasurer: Ann Marie Boyd Lister: Carol M. Wood Auditor 3 yrs: Pending Auditor 1 yr: Pending First Constable: Penny Davis Second Constable: Kelly Linton Grand Juror: Jon R. Sterling Town Agent: William C. Dagger Trustee of Public Funds: Mary S. Cameron Cemetery Commissioner: Frederick Barr Elementary School Director 3 Yrs: David A. Steele Elementary School Director 2 …

Vermont Town Meeting 2013: Complete Coverage

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Scroll to the “related” section at the bottom of this page to read the Valley News’ complete coverage of yesterday’s Vermont Town Meetings, including reporting, photography and election results. …