Starksboro Town Meeting results 2019

STARKSBORO — In Starksboro 111 people took time out of their busy Saturday morning to take part in the annual town meeting.
After spirited discussion a majority of those voters approved an additional $4,633 for the Starksboro Gazette budget, which increased general fund spending to $1,018,844. They also approved $47,373 for the Fire Equipment Reserve Fund and $93,526 for the Road Equipment Reserve Fund and $40,000 for the Paving Reserve Fund.
They signed off on $30,000 for the Starksboro Public Library, $210,000 for a replacement tandem dump truck, $45,925 for in-town funding requests and $29,588 for out-of-town funding requests.
After considering a $3,000 request to support the Starksboro Village Meeting House, townspeople OK’d $10,000.
Starksboro voters elected their town officials on Town Meeting Day.
Incumbent Tony Porter won another two-year term on the selectboard and Nancy Boss won an open seat for a three-year term on the board. Both ran unopposed.
Also on Town Meeting Day, Starksboro voters, along with Mount Abraham Unified School District voters from four other towns, approved a $30,950,235 budget for the coming school year, 1,140 to 1,127, with all ballots commingled. An additional article on the school ballot, requesting the creation of a Capital Reserve Fund, easily passed, 1,514 to 756.

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