The Selectboard has voted to suspend traditional Town Meeting in 2021 due to restrictions in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Vermont Legislature passed Act 162 which allowed the Selectboard to vote to use Australian ballot (paper ballot) for any town meeting in 2021. Therefore, all Town Meeting items will be moved to Australian ballot, and the traditional Town Meeting format has been cancelled in 2021. This also eliminates the opportunity to make amendments to the FY22 budget from the floor at Town Meeting.

Due to this, all Richmond residents are encouraged to attend the special meeting of the Selectboard focused on the FY22 budget. A budget meeting will be held on January 11, 2021 at 7pm. This meeting will be held virtually with both login and call in options to join. This meeting is an opportune time to provide feedback on the budget before it is finalized for a vote. A link to the agenda (including login information) will be posted on Friday, January 8, 2021

If you are unable to attend the budget meeting you are welcome to provide feedback to Town Manager Josh Arneson or members of the Richmond Selectboard.

The next budget meeting is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 11 at 7pm. A link to the agenda (including login information) will be posted on this page on Friday, January 8.

Following are items related the the FY22 budget, including the latest draft of the FY22 Budget.


Draft FY22 Budget for 1-11-21 meeting

2c FY22 Budget General Draft 01-11-21 (1)

2c FY22 Budget General Draft 01-11-21 (1) (excel version)


Supporting Documents for FY22 Budget

FYT22 Town capital inventory DRAFT

FYT22 Town capital inventory DRAFT Excel Version

Police Calls Nov 2019 – Nov 2020

Reserve fund balances (1)

Fire Equipment Purchases

Police Staffing examples


Minutes of Budget Meetings

Selectboard Minutes for Special Meeting on 10-20-20

Selectboard Minutes for Special Meeting on 11-9-20


Appropriations Requests

Appropriations Tracking sheet for SB

Age Well

COTS Request for Special Appropriations Application Complete


Front Porch Forum


Hale & Hearty Appropriations FY22

Lake Iroquios Appropriations Request FY22

LUND Appropriations Request FY22



Richmond Rescue Appropriations Request FY22

STEPS Appropriations Request FY22

UVM Home Health Hospice

Vermont Family Network Appropriations RequestFY22

VT Center for Independent Living Appropriations FY22