Town Meeting Warning 1892

Warning For Town Meeting, 1892.

The legal voters of the town of Rutland are hereby warned to meet at the Town Hall in Rutland, on Tuesday, March first, A. D., 1892, at nine o’clock in the forenoon to act upon the following matters:

1. To choose all necessary officers required by law.

 

2. To see if the Town will vote to raise money by tax or otherwise to pay all current expenses and the indebtedness of the Town.

 

3. To see if the town will vote to accept the provisions of Sections 382 to 388 of the Revised laws and any amendments and additions thereto, providing for the payment of all taxes directly to the Town Treasurer.

 

4. To see at what time the several taxes voted by the Town shall be payable.

 

5. To see what compensation the Town will vote to Town Officers.

 

6. To see if the town will vote an appropriation for the support of Rutland Free Library during the ensuing year.

 

7. To see if the Town will vote a State School tax of ten cents on the dollar to comply with the requirements of law.

 

8. To see if the Town will vote an appropriation for the proper observance of Memorial day.

 

9. To see if the Town will vote to alter the boundaries of any School Districts in town, or the limits of any fractional or union districts.

 

10. To see if the Town will vote to provide means by special tax or otherwise to meet the balance of the State tax due June 10th.

 

11. To see what action the Town will take in regard to cutting down the hill at the junction of Wales Street and Strong Avenue and between Strong Avenue and Washington street.

 

12. To see if the Town will vote to widen State Street Bridge ten feet or more.

 

13. To see if the Town will instruct the selectmen to place electric lights on State Street Bridge and at the Dorr Bridge.

 

14. To see if the Town will vote to have Baxter Street or Cleveland Avenue extended southerly to West street by means of a tunnel under the railroad tracks.

 

15. To see if the Town will vote to build a foot bridge over the railroad tracks from near Franklin Street to the foot of Washington Street, and if so to provide means for the expense thereof.

 

16. To choose grand and petit jurors.

 

17. To see if the Town will vote to exempt the polls of firemen from taxation.

 

18. To see what if any exemption from taxation the town will vote manufacturing establishments under the provisions of the law.

 

19. To see what action the Town will take in regard to abating the

nuisance arising from the filthy condition of Moon Brook in School

District No. I, caused by the emptying of the sewerage from the Village of Rutland.

 

20. To see if the Town will instruct the selectmen to provide suitable heating apparatus for Memorial Hall and Library and provide means for the expense thereof.

 

21. To see if the Town will vote to assist the Central Vermont Railroad Co. in building a new passenger depot, and vote a tax for the same.

 

22. To transact any other necessary and proper business.

 

GEO. J. WARDWELL,

HENRY O EDSON,

EDGAR DAVIS,

Selectmen

Rutland, Feb. 17, 1892.