On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the bond vote passed 212 YES; 36 NO. Thank you to all who voted.
The Richmond Selectboard has called for a special Bond Vote to seek funding for replacing a Fire Truck. The warning is below, and the 2017 Fire Truck information sheet is here:
The legal voters of the Town of Richmond, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Richmond Town Clerk’s Office, 203 Bridge Street, in the Town of Richmond on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, between the hours of seven o’clock (7:00) in the forenoon (a.m.), at which time the polls will open, and seven o’clock (7:00) in the afternoon (p.m.), at which time the polls will close, to vote by Australian ballot upon the following Article of business:
Shall general obligation bonds or notes of the Town of Richmond in an amount not to exceed Three Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($395,000), subject to reduction from the receipt of available state and federal grants-in-aid, and payable over a term not to exceed seven (7) years, be issued for the purpose of acquiring a replacement fire truck, the estimated cost of such improvements being Three Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($395,000)?
The legal voters of the Town of Richmond are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said special meeting shall be as provided in Chapters 43, 51 and 55 of Title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.
The legal voters of the Town of Richmond are further notified that an informational meeting will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Town Center Meeting Room in the Town of Richmond at seven o’clock (7:00) in the evening, for the purpose of explaining the proposed improvements and the financing thereof.
Adopted and approved at a regular meeting of the Selectboard of the Town of Richmond duly called, noticed and held on July 5, 2017. Received for record and recorded in the records of the Town of Richmond on July 6, 2017.