Town of Norwich, Vermont

Town offices:

300 Main St.
(802) 649-1419

 

Positions up for election in March

The following is a list of the offices up for election on March 5th; the current holder of the position is in parentheses if you’d like to chat with them.

Moderator – 1 year (Currently Peter Orner)
Dresden-Norwich School Director – 3 years (Currently Neil Odell)
Norwich School Director – 2 years (Currently Garrett Palm)
Lister – 3 years (Currently Ernie Ciccotelli)
Selectboard Member – 3 years (Currently Mary Layton)
Selectboard Member – 2 years (Currently Priscilla Vincent)
Cemetery Commissioner – 5 years (Currently Dan Goulet)
Cemetery Commissioner – 4-year unexpired term – vacant
Cemetery Commissioner – 3-year unexpired term (Currently Bonnie Munday, appointed by Cemetery Commission)
Trustee of Public Funds – 3 years (Currently Doug Wilberding)
Trustee of Public Funds – 2-year unexpired term (Currently Pam Smith, appointed by Selectboard)

Petitions to file as a candidate for any of the above offices are available at the Norwich Town Clerk’s office or online.  The deadline for filing petitions is Monday, January 29th 2024 at 5:00pm.  The deadline to submit petitions for articles or appropriations for the Annual Meeting is Thursday, January 18th 2024 at 5:00pm.  If you’re submitting a petition for an article or have changed your requested appropriation amount, you’ll need to return a petition signed by 5% of the voters. Current voter count (as of 12/6) is 3,109, so you’d best aim for about 175-200 signatures in case some are disqualified.  More information and sample petitions can be found HERE.