Huntington Town Office News

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Town News

TOWN MEETING DAY IS MARCH 7
ELECTIONS - Run for Office
The following positions will be on the Town Meeting ballot:

  • Town & School Moderator, 1 year
  • Selectboard, 3 years
  • Selectboard, 2 years
  • Selectboard, 1 year, remainder of 3-year term
  • Brewster-Pierce School Director, 3 years
  • Brewster-Pierce School Director, 2 years
  • Mt. Mansfield Modified School Director, 3 years
  • Lister, 3 years
  • Town Agent, 1 year
  • Town Grand Juror, 1 year
  • Town Auditor, 3 years
  • Town Auditor, 2 years, remainder of 3-year term
  • Cemetery Trustee, 5 years
  • Planning Commission, 3 years
  • Library Trustee, 3 years

Please note that not all the incumbents will be seeking re-election, although many will be circulating a petition to be on the ballot.  Please know that you can run for any office. If you would like to check in to see if someone is running for reelection, please do not float the question on electronic media. Please call the Town Clerk’s Office (434-2032), or ask the person directly.
Petitions require 15 signatures of registered Huntington voters and are due before 5 pm on Monday, January 30, 2017 (sixth Monday preceding the day of the election). Also due with the petition is a signed Consent of Candidate form.
Click here to download the PDFs or stop by the Town Clerk's Office and pick up the paperwork.
Get involved. Volunteer. Run for office! You can do it!

DOG REGISTRATION NOW DUE
All dogs must be registered with the Town Clerk annually by April 1. The fee is $19, or $13 for spayed/neutered dogs. Current rabies certificate needs to be presented (call the Town Clerk's Office to see if the one on file is current). Dogs that are picked up may incur a fine for their owner for non-registration. On June 1, the list of unregistered dogs was turned over to the Selectboard for action.

OLGA HALLOCK AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
The Huntington Selectboard seeks nominations for the Olga Hallock Award for Community Service. Nominations are due January 31, 2016, 5 pm. To read the criteria, click here. To see a list of the recipients since 1999, click here.

HUNTINGTON TOWN HALL RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES
Supported by multiple sources of funds including affordable building usage fees, the historically renovated Town Hall is available for a variety of events such as municipal meetings, performing arts, private parties, arts markets, festivals, workshops, classes, etc. Check out the details here.

PLANNING COMMISSION REGULATIONS
Click here for a copy of the latest draft of the proposed regulations. 

FIRE ALERT CAUTION: A PERMIT IS REQUIRED BEFORE YOU BURN
Contact Fire Warden Ken Russin (home/work: 434-2389; pager: 350-7818; cell: 881-1852) for a burn permit before every open fire you want to have at your property. (Only natural vegetative material may be burned.)

EMERGENCY RESOURCES DURING POWER OUTAGES
The emergency shelter at the Church in Huntington Center will open during extended power outages with access to heat, water, showers, cooking facilities, WiFi, and more. It's a cozy place to spend the day and a safe place to spend the night. Click here for more information or call Barbara Elliott at 434-4779.

2016 RESULTS for HUNTINGTON ELECTIONS
For Town Meeting, March 1, 2016 election results, click here. Town Meeting minutes, click here.
For August 9, 2016 Primary Election results, click here.
For November 8, 2016 General Election results,  click here.

Community News

School News
BREWSTER-PIERCE SCHOOL IS COLLECTING BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION
- When you purchase certain cereals, soup or other products at the local store, check the label. If there is a small emblem on the box top or on the side of the can, cut it out to give to the Partners in Education at Brewster-Pierce School. Each little emblem is worth ten cents when they are sent in (December and April). Drop off at the school or the Town Clerk's Office. To read more about the program, click here for Box tops.

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