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Town Office is open by appointment only.

Please call ahead to schedule a time so we may limit the number of people in the office at any one time.   765-4411 or e-mail townclerk@straffordvt.org for assistance. 

NOTICE OF SELECTBOARD VACANCY

14 May 2020

 

In accordance with 24 V.S.A. § 961(a), the Selectboard of the Town of  Strafford hereby gives notice of a vacancy created by the resignation of Brian Johnson in the office of  Selectman effective 13 May 2020.[1] 

 

The Selectboard, pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 963, will make an appointment to fill this vacancy at its meeting on May 27, 2020. The person appointed will serve until a town election is had at the March 2, 2021 Town Meeting.

 

CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO PETITION FOR VOTE

 

Titles 17 V.S.A. § 2643 and 24 V.S.A. § 963 grant citizens the right to petition for a vote to replace the Selectboard’s appointee at a special Town Meeting.  If a special town meeting is called, the newly elected town officer will remain in office for the balance of the unexpired term.  If a special Town Meeting is not called, the Selectboard’s appointee will remain in office until the next annual Town Meeting.  

 

To exercise this right, citizens must present a petition calling for an election for this office signed by five percent of the legal voters of the Town to the Town Clerk prior to the next annual Town Meeting.    

PERSON TO CONTACT

 

Additional information pertaining to this notice and its contents may be obtained by contacting Town Clerk Lisa Bragg by telephone: 802-765-4411.
 

Any person interested in being considered for this position should make his or her interest known to the Selectboard before May 27, 2020 by emailing selectboard@straffordvt.org or by contacting anyone or all of board members; Toni Pippy, Patrik Kelly, Mary Linehan and Rett Emerson with questions. 

Maintaining the Strafford Meeting House

Our very own Strafford Town House featured on Chronicle 5 ABC - WCVB. Click Here for the link to view the segment.

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Town of Strafford

227 Justin Morrill Highway

P.O.Box 27 Strafford, VT 05072

Selectboard Meeting

Next meeting

May 27, 2020

Agenda

Zoom access. To join contact mlinehan@straffordvt.org

Draft Minutes May 13, 2020

Draft Minutes April 22, 2020

The Selectboard meets the second and fourth Wednesday.  Meetings are at the Town Office unless otherwise noted.  Agenda requests can be sent to Lisa at townclerk@straffordvt.org

Dog Licenses Due April 1, 2020

All does licenses are Due April 1, 2020 by State Statue. Because of the current state closures due to the COVID-19, we are giving those dog owners that need rabies vaccinations for their dogs until June 15th and the late fee will be waived.

All other dog owners that do not need to have their dogs vaccinated, please license them now, we will still waive the late fee but there is no need to wait. Thank you

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