Town Meeting preview: Springfield

Published: 03-03-2024 10:37 AM

Articles of note: One floor article seeks to establish a Pleasant View Cemetery Expendable Trust Fund, which would be used to maintain cemetery lots in town. A ballot article seeks to amend the town’s zoning ordinance relative to short-term rentals. 

Contested races: George McCusker and Steven Duzbak are vying for a two-year term on the Selectboard.

Budgets and spending articles: The proposed operating budget is $1.85 million, which is up slightly from $1.8 million last year. A separate article asks for $59,000, which would come from the Unreserved Fund Balance, to purchase a police cruiser.

When, where and how to vote: Ballot voting is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 23 Four Corners Road. Town Meeting will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. at 23 Four Corners Road.

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