Articles for Danville Town Meeting

In the weeks leading up to town meeting, our Blog will include descriptions of key elements of the FY19 budget that will be presented at Town Meeting this year. Below is the full Warning and Articles. Subsequent posts will go into more detail on Articles 5 – 9, as well as any major budget changes or additions for FY19.

In FY18, Danville’s Local Homestead Tax Rate was 1.542. In the proposed FY19 budget, the Local Homestead Tax Rate would be 1.542, a 0% increase. 

 


WARNING FOR THE ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING

OF THE TOWN OF DANVILLE, VT      TO BE HELD ON MARCH 6, 2018

The legal voters of the town of DANVILLE are hereby warned to meet at the Danville School in DANVILLE, VT on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to transact the following school district business. Vote for the Budget will be by Australian ballot.  The polls will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 pm.  Absentee ballots for voting for the budget may be requested until 4:00 pm Monday, March 5, 2018.  

  

ARTICLE 1: To elect a School District Moderator.

ARTICLE 2: To elect two School Directors for a term of 1 year each.

ARTICLE 3: To elect one School Director for a term of 3 years.

ARTICLE 4: To elect a School District Treasurer for a term of 3 years.

ARTICLE 5: Shall the voters of the Danville School District vote (Australian Ballot) to authorize the Board of Directors to expend five million seven hundred sixty thousand three hundred forty-seven dollars ($5,760,347), which is the amount the school board has determined to be necessary for the ensuing fiscal year? It is estimated that this proposed budget, if approved, will result in education spending of $15,650 per equalized pupil. This projected spending per equalized pupil is 3.6% lower than spending for the current year.

ARTICLE 6:     Shall the voters of the Danville School District authorize its Board of Directors to borrow money to pay its lawful debts and expenses for the fiscal year which ends June 30, 2019 in an amount not to exceed 90% of the anticipated collection of taxes and receipts of other funds to be used for those purposes?

ARTICLE 7: Shall the voters of the Danville School District vote to authorize the Board of Directors to transfer one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) from the remaining uncommitted fund balance June 30, 2018 to the Capital Reserve Fund previously established for building maintenance.  

ARTICLE 8:    Shall the voters of the Danville School District vote to authorize the Board of Directors to establish a Mission and Vision Reserve Fund for the purpose of fulfilling the mission of the school district, with the Danville School Board as agents to expend from this reserve for the purpose stated, and further, to transfer fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) from the remaining uncommitted fund balance June 30, 2018 to the Mission and Vision Reserve Fund.  

ARTICLE 9:    Shall the voters of the Danville School District vote to authorize the Board of Directors to establish a Special Education Reserve Fund for the purpose of assisting with special education costs of the school district, with the Danville School Board as agents to expend from this reserve for the purpose stated, and further, to transfer any remaining uncommitted fund balance June 30, 2018 to the Special Education Reserve Fund.  
ARTICLE 10: To transact any other non-binding business that may legally come before the meeting.

 

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