Town Meeting preview: Chelsea to consider tax break for grange hall

Aislynn Hinton, 7, center, writes in her notebook to keep herself entertained while sitting with her mother, Renee Hinton, during Town Meeting at Chelsea Town Hall in Chelsea, Vt., on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Chelsea was one of two Vermont towns in the Upper Valley that opted for an in-person Town Meeting on Tuesday. (Valley News / Report For America - Alex Driehaus) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Aislynn Hinton, 7, center, writes in her notebook to keep herself entertained while sitting with her mother, Renee Hinton, during Town Meeting at Chelsea Town Hall in Chelsea, Vt., on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Chelsea was one of two Vermont towns in the Upper Valley that opted for an in-person Town Meeting on Tuesday. (Valley News / Report For America - Alex Driehaus) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Alex Driehaus

Published: 02-25-2024 11:47 AM

Article of note: One article asks voters to exempt Chelsea Grange No. 362, located at 260 VT Route 110 on a .11-acre of land, from property taxes for five years.

Contested races: There are no contested races.

Budgets and spending articles: The proposed general fund budget is $1.66 million, of which $1.06 million is to come from taxes. That’s up from the $1.5 million voters approved last year, of which $1 million was to come from taxes.

When, where and how to vote: Town Meeting ballot voting will be held at Chelsea Town Hall on Tuesday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The floor meeting will take place at town hall on March 5 at 10 a.m.

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