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  • Putney, Vermont

    2018 Town Report For the year ending June 30, 2018

    Annual Town Meeting & Australian Ballot Vote

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Putney Central School

  • The Town of Putney Selectboard takes great pride in dedicating

    the 2018 Town Report to:

    Next Stage Arts Project

    Next Stage Arts Project is a beacon of artistic and social

    engagement which contributes to the economic and cultural

    vitality of our town. Thank you to the Board of Directors, staff,

    and volunteers for all your hard work. You make Putney a

    better place to live.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    TOWN INFORMATION

    Community Service Award 2

    Announcements 2

    Town Information 3

    Emergency Contact Information 3

    Elected Officials 4

    Appointed Positions 5

    Voting Information 7

    Licensing Information 8

    Rabies Information 9

    Vital Statistics 10

    SCHOOL

    Class Photo 11

    Principal’s Report 12

    School Board Report 15

    Superintendent’s Report 18

    Child Find Notice 19

    Central School Staff 20

    Grade by Grade Enrollment 20

    Budget Proposal – Summary Report 21

    Proposed Budget 22

    Audit Notice 29

    Three Year Comparison 30

    WSESU Budget Summary 31

    TOWN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

    General Fund Budget Comparison 36

    Highway Fund Budget Comparison 41

    Putney Public Library Budget 44

    Sewer Fund Budget 46

    Water Fund Budget 47

    Social Service Agency Contributions 48

    White Whitney Fund 49

    Putney Library Balance Sheet 49

    Liabilities & Fund Equity 49

    Ewald Fund Budget 50

    Wage Summary Report 50

    Statement of Assets 52

    Proposed Capital Plan 53

    Putney Long Term Debt 54

    Water & Sewer Balances 54

    Delinquent Tax Report 55

    Auditor Report 55

    Grand List Abstract 56

    TOWN BOARDS AND AGENCIES

    Selectboard 57

    Animal Advisory Board 58

    Board of Listers 58

    Cemetery Commission 58

    Conservation Commission 59

    Development Review Board 61

    Fire Department 61

    Highway Department 62

    Planning Commission 63

    Putney Community Cares 63

    Putney Community Center 63

    Putney Foodshelf 64

    Putney Historical Society 65

    Putney Mountain Association 66

    Putney Pool 67

    Putney Public Library 68

    Putney Recreational League 68

    Zoning Administrator 69

    COUNTY-WIDE ORGANIZATIONS

    AIDS Project of Southern VT 70

    Brattleboro Area Hospice 70

    The Current 71

    The Gathering Place 72

    Green Mountain RSVP 72

    Groundworks Collaborative 73

    Healthcare & Rehabilitation Services 74

    Rescue Inc. 74

    Senior Solutions 74

    SEVCA 75

    SeVEDS 76

    Vermont Adult Learning 76

    Veteran’s Health Administration 76

    Visiting Nurse Association 77

    Wantastiquet Subcommittee 78

    Windham County Humane Society 78

    Windham County Sheriff 79

    Windham Regional Commission 80

    Windham Solid Waste Management 81

    Windham & Windsor Housing Trust 83

    Women’s Freedom Center 84

    Youth Services 85

    TOWN MEETING

    Minutes from ATM 2018 86

    Glossary 92

    Robert’s Rules of Order 93

    Sample Ballot 94

    Warning for ATM 2019 95

  • 2018 COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

    The Town of Putney Selectboard is proud to recognize:

    Lyssa Pappazian and Betsy MacIsaac

    ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    The Four Winds Nature Program volunteers at Putney Central School will be hosting a

    bake sale at Town Meeting on March 5th, 2019. A wide variety of goods will be available by

    donation all day long, including coffee, tea, cookies, fruit, muffins, and gluten-free options. All

    donations directly fund the Four Winds Nature Program at PCS. Baked good donations for the

    bake sale can be dropped off at the PCS office on Monday, March 4th, or brought directly to the

    bake sale table at Town Meeting. Thank you in advance for your support and participation.

    The PTO will offer child care at Town Meeting. Parents must sign up ahead of time. To

    do so, contact Sarah Coughlin at scoughlin@wsesu.org 0R 387-5521 not later than February 28,

    2018.

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    mailto:scoughlin@wsesu.org

  • TOWN INFORMATION

    Town Hall 387-5862 127 Main Street

    P.O. Box 233

    Putney, VT 05346

    (802)387-4708 (fax)

    Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    www.putneyvt.org

    Town Manager 387-5862 x11 Karen M. Astley

    Manager@putneyvt.org

    Admin. Assistant 387-5862 x12 Alyssa Harlow

    AdminAssist@putneyvt.org

    Finance Director 387-5862 x11 Karen M. Astley

    Manager@putneyvt.org

    Listers/Assessors 387-5682 x17 Geordie Heller

    Karen Shapiro

    Aileen Chute

    Listers@putneyvt.org

    Hours: Mondays 1:00 – 3:00 PM or by appointment

    Highway Garage 387-5730 Brian Harlow, Highway Superintendent

    Highway@putneyvt.org

    Wastewater Treatment Plant 387-4345 Joe Tetreault

    Simon Operation Services

    WSWMD Recycling and Solid Waste

    327 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro 257-0272 Hours:

    Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    Saturday 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    Town Clerk 387-5862 x13

    Jonathan Johnson

    Clerk@putneyvt.org

    Hours:

    Mon., Tues. & Thurs. 9:00AM - 4:00PM,

    Wednesday 9:00AM - 7:00PM,

    Friday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Assistant Town Clerk 387-5862 x10 Kimberly Munro

    AssistClerk@putneyvt.org

    387-5862 x12 Treasurer R. Scott Henry Treasurer@putneyvt.org

    Bookkeeper 387-5862 x14 Lea Loomis

    Bookkeeper@putneyvt.org

    Emergency Mgt. Director 387-4372 Thomas Goddard

    Health Officer 387-4372 Thomas Goddard

    Zoning Administrator 387-5862 x11 Karen M. Astley

    Zoning@putneyvt.org

    Putney School District 387-5521 Central School

    Herve Pelletier, Principal

    Putney Public Library 387-4407

    Hours:

    Monday – Friday 10:30 AM -6:00 PM

    Saturday 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Nov-March 10-3)

    EMERGENCY INFORMATION FIRE (MUTUAL AID)…………………….…….………………....911 MEDICAL (AMBULANCE)……………….……………………...911

    POLICE………………………………………………….……….....911 FIRE (non-emergency, burn permits)………………………387-4372

    Mutual Aid (non-emergency)………………………....1-603-352-1291 Windham County Sheriff (non-emergency)……………….. 365-4942

    Household Emergency Planning, Thomas Goddard.………387-4372 211 Information (your link to resources)………………………….211

    http://www.putneyvt.org/ mailto:AdminAssist@putneyvt.org mailto:Listers@putneyvt.org mailto:Highway@putneyvt.org mailto:Clerk@putneyvt.org mailto:AssistClerk@putneyvt.org mailto:Treasurer@putneyvt.org mailto:Bookkeeper@putneyvt.org mailto:Zoning@putneyvt.org

  • TOWN INFORMATION ELECTED OFFICIALS

    Selectboard (3 year):

    Stephen Hed 3/2019

    Joshua Laughlin 3/2020

    Laura Chapman 3/2021

    Cemetery Commissioners (3year):

    Vacant 3/2019

    Gregory Wilson 3/2020

    Betsy MacIsaac 3/2021

    Justice of the Peace (2 year):

    Alan Blood 2/2021

    Maggie Cassidy 2/2021

    Henry Farnum 2/2021

    Edith Gould 2/2021

    Karen Gustafson 2/2021

    Holly Hammond 2/2021

    Nancy Olson 2/2021

    Peter Stickney 2/2021

    Amelia Struthers 2/2021

    Wendy Wilson 2/2021

    Library Trustees (3 year):

    Janice Baldwin 3/2019

    Diedric Kelly 3/2019

    Louise Papowitz 3/2019

    Margaret Smith 3/2019

    Kevin Champney 3/2020

    Rebecca Nixon 3/2020

    Abijah Reed 3/2020

    Irene Canaris 3/2021

    Francis Knibb 3/2021

    Meredith Wade 3/2021

    Listers (3 years):

    Geordie Heller 3/2019

    Aileen Chute (appointed 2018) 3/2019

    Karen Shapiro 3/2021

    Moderator (1 year):

    Meg Mott 3/2019

    Moderator School (1 year):

    Meg Mott 3/2019

    Town School Directors:

    Alice Laughlin 3/2019

    Timothy S. Morris 3/2019

    Emily Pals 3/2019

    Anne Beekman 3/2020

    Sergio Simunovic 3/2021

    Union School Director:

    Anne Beekman 3/2021

    STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS

    State Representatives:

    Mike Mrowicki

    Nader Hasim

    State Senators:

    Jeanette White

    Becca Balinte

    Photo courtesy of the Putney Historical Socie

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  • TOWN INFORMATION APPOINTED OFFICIALS

    Affordable Housing Committee (1 year):

    Phillip Bannister 3/2019

    Mary A