2022 WOODBURY TOWN MEETING RESULTS
Here is a summary of the Town of Woodbury votes on Town Meeting Day, March 1, 2022.
– Voting was by Australian ballot; due to Covid there was no actual in-person town meeting.
– Candidates receiving fewer than 9 votes not listed in this summary.
– Overall, 229 ballots were cast, including those blank or spoiled.
– Full results are available at the Town Office.
Article 1: To elect all town officers required by law:
Moderator – 1 year: STEPHEN MURPHY 212
Town Clerk – 3 years: ROBIN DURKEE 222
Select Board Member – 1 year remaining on a 3-year term: PETER PELTZ 135, Jason Thompson 84
Select Board Member – 3 years: DIANA PEDUZZI 134, Monty Shatney 77
Lister – 3 years: MERRY GANGEMI 190
Auditor – 3 years: JOHN REID 203
Auditor – 2 years remaining on a 3-year term: UNFILLED
Auditor – 1 year remaining on a 3-year term: JAYNE NOLD-LAURENDEAU 183
Collector of Delinquent Taxes: RON WELLS 174, Brandy Smith 17
Cemetery Commissioner – 5 years: AMY ELDRED 199
Library Trustee – 3 years: UNFILLED
Library Trustee – 2 years remaining on a 3-year term: UNFILLED
Library Trustee – 1 year remaining on a 3-year term: UNFILLED
UHSD (Hazen) Board Member – 3 years: CHRIS CASEY 198
Article 2: Shall the Town appropriate a total of $10,294 to the following Central Vermont area service agencies? YES 191, No 26
$750 to AWARE (Aid to Women, Men and Children in Abuse and Emergencies)
$250 to the American Red Cross of Northern New England $600 to Central Vermont Adult Basic Education
$750 to the Central Vermont Council on Aging
$2,000 to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice Inc.
$650 to CIRCLE (formerly Battered Women’s Services)
$100 to the Family Center of Washington County
$484 to Green Mountain Transit
$50 to Green Up Vermont
$750 to Hardwick Community Television
$200 to MOSAIC (formerly the Sexual Assault Crisis Team)
$200 to Our House of Central Vermont
$100 to the People’s Health and Wellness Clinic
$500 to Rural Community Transportation
$200 to Salvation Farms (gathers fresh vegs from VT farms, to donate to food pantries)
$1,000 to the Twin Valley Senior Center
$210 to the Vermont Center for Independent Living
$1,000 to Washington County Mental Health Services
$500 to the Washington County Youth Service Bureau
Article 3:. Shall the Town have its taxes paid to the Town Treasurer, as tax receiver, 60 days after tax bills are mailed (estimated due date to be Oct. 27, 2022)? Taxes would then become delinquent and be turned over to the Collector of Delinquent Taxes for collection with a penalty that increases by ½ % per month of delinquency to a maximum of 6% for one full year or more of delinquency, and interest of 6% per year or ½% per month.
YES 206, No 9
Article 4: Shall the Town appropriate $17,850.00 to the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department, to be added to the truck replacement fund, paid July 1, 2022?
YES 176, No 44
Article 5: Shall the Town appropriate $78,487.76 to fund the operations of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department, for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2022?
YES 179, No 38
Article 6: Shall the Town appropriate $31,000 to the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. to be added to the Capital Replacement Fund, paid January 1, 2023?
YES 156, No 63
Article 7: Shall the Town appropriate $23,000 for an audit of the modified cash basis financial statements of the town for the year ending June 30, 2022?
YES 172, No 40
Article 8: Shall the voters appropriate the amount of $13,000 to begin a multi-year program to improve the condition of the town cemeteries by cleaning and repairing monuments, repairing fences, and landscaping? This amount is in addition to the $7,000 budgeted for mowing and general upkeep.
YES 180, No 37
Article 9: Shall the Town appropriate $215,780 to meet the expenses and liabilities of the Town for general purposes for the period from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023? (This amount does not include the amounts listed in Articles 2 and 4-8 above)
YES 199, No 18
Article 10: Shall the Town appropriate $613,614 to meet the expenses and liabilities of the Town for highway purposes for the period from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023?
YES 197, No 23