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WARNING:

TOWN OF MIDDLESEX

SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The inhabitants of the Town of Middlesex, who are legal voters in the Town, are notified and warned to meet in the Middlesex Town Clerk’s Office at 5 Church Street, in the Town of Middlesex on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, between seven o’clock (7:00 a.m.) in the morning at which time the polls will open, and seven o’clock (7:00 p.m.) in the evening at which time the polls will close, to vote by Australian ballot upon the following Article of business:

Article I:

“Shall the Town voters approve the Middlesex Town Plan 2019-2027,
per 17 V.S.A. §§ 2641 and 2642?”

Adopted and approved at a meeting of the Middlesex Select Board, duly noticed, called and held on July 30, 2019. Received for record and recorded in the records of the Town of Middlesex on July 31, 2019.

The Middlesex Select Board

Peter O. Hood, Chair

Mary Just Skinner, Vice Chair

Phil Hyjek

Steve Martin

Liz Scharf

POSTED AUGUST 1, 2019

READ THE FULL DRAFT OF THE 2019 MIDDLESEX TOWN PLAN HERE

BALLOTS AVAILABLE NOW FOR EARLY/ABSENTEE VOTING*

SEE A SAMPLE BALLOT HERE.

READ THE NOTICE TO VOTERS HERE.

 


The next meeting of the Middlesex Select Board will be at 5 PM , August 20th in the Middlesex Town Clerk’s Office. This will be the ONLY Select Board Meeting in August.

 


MIDDLESEX PUBLIC NOTICE:

 Zoning Board of Adjustment

VACANCY 

The Middlesex Select Board is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Middlesex Zoning Board of Adjustment. Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent to the Middlesex Select Board, 5 Church Street, Middlesex 05602 or email [email protected]

August 8, 2019

Sarah Merriman

Town Clerk, Select Board Assistant


 

Read the Draft Minutes of the June 28, 2019, Special Town School District Meeting HERE


Results of the
6.25.19 Articles of Agreement and WCUUSD Budget Votes

 

WCUUSD Proposed Budget Vote Results            
June 25, 2019            
             
  Berlin Calais Emont Midd Worc TOTAL
Article 1: Shall the voters of the WCUUSD            
approve the proposed budget of $33,854,759?            
Yes 58 98 179 102 60 497
No 55 129 40 39 44 307
Blank       1 1 2
Damaged           0
Total 113 227 219 142 105 806
             
Submitted By: Mary Ormsby, Clerk            
             
             
WCUUSD Vote for Proposed Changes to the Articles of Agreement Berlin Calais Emont Midd Worc TOTAL
             
Article 1  (Article 4)            
Yes 83 194 167 120 88 652
No 27 30 48 21 16 142
Blank 2 3 4 1 1 11
Damaged 1         1
Total 113 227 219 142 105 806
             
Article 2  (Article 11)            
Yes 81 172 185 121 82 641
No 28 48 31 21 19 147
Blank 3 7 3   4 17
Damaged 1         1
Total 113 227 219 142 105 806
             
Article 3  (Article 15)            
Yes 81 202 186 125 89 683
No 22 21 23 12 14 92
Blank 9 4 10 5 2 30
Damaged 1         1
Total 113 227 219 142 105 806
             
Article 4  (Article 16)            
Yes 79 186 174 120 89 648
No 24 32 31 17 14 118
Blank 9 9 14 5 2 39
Damaged 1         1
Total 113 227 219 142 105 806
             
Article 5  (Article 17)            
Yes 79 189 158 114 92 632
No 26 33 46 22 11 138
Blank 7 5 15 6 2 35
Damaged 1         1
Total 113 227 219 142 105 806
           

Vermont recording fees will increase effective July 1, 2019.

SUMMARY OF VERMONT RECORDING FEE CHANGES
32 V.S.A. §1671

  PREVIOUS FEE NEW FEE
Document Recording $10/page $15/page
PTTR (property transfer tax return) $10/document $15/document
Survey plat recording fees $15/sheet $25/sheet
Certified copy of records (no change) $10/page $10/page
Vault time $2/hour $4/hour

 

*Documents include all items recorded in the land records (deeds, mortgages, assignments, liens, releases, permits).

*Multiple assignments or releases included on one document are charged $15/assignment or release

 


CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL REPORT FROM WHAT’S NEXT, MIDDLESEX?


Watch  Middlesex Select Board Meetings on ORCA HERE !!



The Middlesex Food Shelf is open every Saturday from 9:00 – 10:30 am at the Middlesex United Methodist Church, which is located on Church Street across the street from Town Hall.

  • Food donations can be made in the lobby of the Rumney School or at the food shelf (on Church Street) during its open hours on Saturdays.

  • Cash donations may be made at the Town Clerk’s office (Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM).

  •  If you would like to donate to the Food Shelf via check, please click here for contact information.

 

  • Pay Your Taxes Online or Choose Automatic Withdrawal

    The Town is pleased to offer you the convenience of paying your taxes (and Zoning Permit fees) online! Go to the Payport Payment Page to make your payment today.
    Please note that online payments are subject to additional fees:
    ~ Credit/Debit card payments will be charged 3% of the total transaction.
    ~Electronic checks (eCheck) cost $1.50.
    ________________________________
    AUTOMATIC ACH WITHDRAWAL

    The Town of Middlesex can issue an electronic withdrawal from either your checking or savings account from any
    Bank in the United States and apply it to your installment tax bill on the day it is due (Aug. 31/Nov. 20/Feb 20/May20). This convenient service can assure that you will avoid late fees from missed payments while keeping your money in your account until the last possible day. Call the Clerk's office and we will send you the form (802-223-5915).

  • Town Clerk Office Hours & Contact Info.

    The Middlesex Town Clerk’s Office is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We do not close for lunch. However, the office is closed on Fridays.

    Town Clerk: Sarah Merriman
    Assistant Town Clerk: Maryke Gillis
    Address: 5 Church Street, Middlesex, VT 05602
    Phone: 802-223-5915
    FAX: 802-223-1298
    E-mail: [email protected]

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