2022 Roxbury Town Meeting
MINUTES: INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
Town Meeting Day is on March 1st. An in-person Town Meeting will not take place. The Roxbury Selectboard voted to have all articles voted by Australian Ballot. All relevant documents are available below.
In-person voting will take place at the Roxbury Town Offices from 7AM – 7PM; a notice will be posted of all changes.
The Selectboard is encouraging people to vote absentee, as COVID-19 continues to affect our residents. Masks are required for in-person voting.
A postcard will be sent to all active voters informing them of the change. Voters can call the Town Clerk’s Office to request a ballot. Please consider voting by absentee. Requests for mailed absentee ballots for this meeting must be received by Monday, February 28, 2022, no later than 5:00 P.M.
ONLINE VERMONT VOTER REGISTRATION.
MY VOTER PAGE (VERMONT): Check your voter status, etc.
Please read the 2021 Town Report when you receive it.
VOTING ELIGIBILITY: Tuesday, March 1st is the last day to register to vote to be eligible to participate at this meeting, at the polls. Requests for mailed absentee ballots for this meeting must be received by Monday, February 28, 2022, no later than 5:00 P.M. Further information on voter registration, absentee voting, or any other appropriate information may be obtained from the Town Clerk during normal business hours.
2022 FORMS, DOCUMENTS
2022 Town Official/School Board Candidate List
– list of all positions up for election at the 2022 Annual Town Meeting.
2022 Candidate for Town Official/School Board Petition Form
– use this if you wish to run for election for an elected Town position or for the School Board.
– 7 signatures are required for a Town official position.
– 30 signatures required from either/or Roxbury and Montpelier voters, for the School Board position.
2022 Candidate’s Consent Form
– candidate’s consent to be listed on the ballot at the Annual Town Meeting
2022 Central VT Career Center Director-At-Large Petition Form
– use this petition if you are interested in the position of Director-At-Large, Central VT Career Center.
ABOUT THE ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
Vermont is the only state which allows its citizens direct participation in the governing of their town. About 40 towns participate in this process. Town Meeting Day is a State Holiday and occurs annually on the first Tuesday in March. A citizen is a full-time resident of the State of Vermont. Only legal voters may participate in town meeting (see page 11 of the Citizen’s Guide to Vermont Town Meetings, below).
Citizens of the Town of Roxbury VT meet each year to decide on various items pertaining to the running of the Town, and elects its town officials. Roxbury uses two voting methods: floor vote and Australian Ballot. A tabulator machine is used for all articles requiring a vote by Australian Ballot.
Reports by Town Officers, approval of monies necessary for town maintenance, taxes, and election of Town Officers and Montpelier-Roxbury School District officers are some of the items discussed and voted on. Non-residents cannot participate in Town Meetings.
2022 Town Meeting Articles Results
2022 Town Meeting School Election Results
2022 Town Meeting Officers Election Results
Montpelier-Roxbury School Board Appointees
Three (3) positions are voted on at the Town Meeting:
School District Clerk, School District Treasurer, and School District Moderator.
Thirty (30) signatures by legal voters of Montpelier and Roxbury are required on the petitions for these positions.
Past Roxbury VT Town Meetings
My Voter page. Register to vote, check the status of your registration and more. Vermont allows same-day voter registration if you meet various criteria. See the Town Clerk and staff.
VT Secretary of State Town Meeting page
Citizen Guide to Vermont Town Meetings (PDF)
VT Voter Bill of Rights (PDF)