• WALLINGFORD
    February 27,2013
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    Town budget

    The proposed municipal budget of $995,099 is up $61,494, or 6.5 percent, from this year’s $933,605. Increase due in part to $50,000 budgeted for a new highway department vehicle.



    School budget

    Proposed education spending plan of $2,146,795 is up 4.7 percent, or $96,573, over this year’s $2,050,222. Health insurance increased 14 percent.



    Special articles

    Shall the Town vote to pay the Delinquent Tax Collector in lieu of fees or commissions for collecting delinquent taxes, as provided in 24 V.S.A. Section 1530, such salary to be in an amount not to exceed $1,200 per year, as determined by the Select Board?

    Shall the Town vote to have the Delinquent Tax Collector continue to collect a commission of 8 percent on the amount of delinquent tax collected, as provided in 32 V.S.A. Section 1674, and remit the delinquent tax and the commission to the Town?

    Shall the Town vote to have the Delinquent Tax Collector continue to collect interest on delinquent taxes at the rate of not more than one percent per month or fraction thereof, for the first three months and thereafter one and one-half percent per month or fraction thereof, from the due date of such tax as provided in 32 V.S.A. Section 5136(a) and remit the delinquent tax and the interest to the town?

    Will the Town School District vote to appropriate the sum of $15,000 to the Reserve Building Fund?



    Contested races

    There are no contested municipal or school races.



    Meeting location

    Residents will vote on the town budget, municipal and school articles during a floor meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at Wallingford Elementary School.

    Australian ballot voting on the school budget and the election of town and school officers will take place Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Wallingford Town Hall.



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    www.wallingfordvt.com
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