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Town Meeting preview: Corinth voters to tackle slew of articles

Published: 5/14/2021 9:25:53 PM
Modified: 5/14/2021 9:25:49 PM

Hot topic: Voters in Corinth will be asked to approve spending $791,800 for the Highway Fund, which is the same as the previous year and for which $573,000 would be raised by taxes. In addition, they will be asked for $123,100, of which $103,100 will be raised by taxes, for the Highway Capital Equipment Fund. That total is down about $13,300 from the prior year.

Voters also will be asked for $410,800, with $223,000 to come from taxes, for the General Fund. The total is down about $13,600 from the prior year.

Noteworthy articles: In separate articles, voters will be asked to raise $15,000 for a Bridge Reserve Fund; $5,000 for an Emerald Ash Borer Fund; $1,200 each in compensation for Selectboard members; $500 for the Planning Commission; $2,100, including $600 from taxes, for the Conservation Commission; $5,000 for the Town Hall Improvement Fund; $3,000 for a computer equipment reserve fund; and $250 for the Vermont Family Network.

Contested races: Nick Kramer and Raymond Moulton are vying for a three-year seat on the Selectboard. In the meantime, incumbent Carl Demrow faces Leo Williams Sr. for a two-year seat on the Selectboard. Incumbent Sarah Nolin is being challenged by Michael Tkac for a three-year term on the Waits River Valley School District.

When and where: Voting for officers will take place by Australian ballot from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, at the town hall in Cookeville. The floor meeting will take place outside the town hall at 10 a.m. that day.

— Nora Doyle-Burr




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