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All about the 2020 River Valleys Unified School District - Wardsboro Elementary School and Dover School

TOWN BUSINESS

Town Hall, Main Street

For the results and minutes of the 2020 Annual Town Meeting, go to Town Office

Selectboard Meeting  Every other Tuesday, 7 PM, Town Office, Main Street (Usually First and Third Tuesday of the month)

River Valleys Unified School District Board Meeting  First Monday of every month at Wardsboro Elem. School and Third Monday of every month at Dover Elem. School

Wardsboro Public Library Trustees Meeting Third Monday of the month, Library, Main Street

Planning Board as posted at Town Office

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Volunteers needed for Wardsboro Town Government Positions

 

The town of Wardsboro is looking for citizens to serve in the following open positions. The term for these appointments will be from the appointment date until the next annual Town Meeting:

Lister – one position;

Rescue, Inc. Division 2 Advisory Board –one position;

Senior Solutions Advisory Council: one position.

Planning Commission – one position;

Zoning Board of Adjustment - two positions.

 

Some reference information is listed below for each position; more information about each position can be obtained by calling the Town Clerk’s office (896-6055) or emailing wardsborotownoffice@myfairpoint.net.

The Select Board will make appointments at its meeting on July 6 and at subsequent meetings, if necessary. If interested in volunteering for an open position, contact the Town Clerk’s office.

 

One of the primary duties of the Town Listers is to canvas the town to ensure the property descriptions on Wardsboro’s books match what really exists on the physical properties.  A full description of Lister duties can be found online at https://tax.vermont.gov/sites/tax/files/documents/FS-1149.pdf

 

Rescue Inc.’s Board of Trustees is comprised of one representative appointed by each of the fifteen member towns, plus nine additional trustees (six elected “at large” from the community and three elected to represent Rescue’s volunteer members.) Visit www.rescue.org to learn more about this organization.

The Senior Solutions Advisory Council, established pursuant to the Older Americans Act, represents the interests of elders and advises the agency on matters relating to elders, especially in their own communities, including developing and administering the area plan, conducting public hearings, and reviewing and commenting on policies, programs and actions that affect elders.  For more information, visit https://www.seniorsolutionsvt.org/get-involved/advisory-council/

The focus of Wardsboro’s Planning Commission is on planning and zoning whichincludes the town plan and zoning bylaws.The current Town Plan ad Zoning Bylaws can be reviewed at this location: http://windhamregional.org/towns/wardsboro.

 

There are two open positions on the Zoning Board of Adjustment.  Duties of that Board can be found at https://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/24/117/04460.

 

If interested in the Zoning Board of Adjustment positions or the Planning Commission, contact Donna Sebastian for more information at 896-6302.