Letter with Important Town Meeting Information

This is the letter that you will find in the special newsletter that will be coming to your mailbox very soon.  Only one newsletter per household will be sent. Please be in touch if you have any questions.  Sue

February 11, 2022

Greetings all:

Here is the annual special newsletter with all the town and school meeting election information related to the Town Meeting Day election. Cornwall no longer mails town reports, but we are required to provide specific information to each voter prior to the Town Meeting. As has been mentioned, this year’s town meeting election will be voted by Australian ballot only, there will be no in-person floor meeting. There will be a required informational meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 7:00PM.

Every active Cornwall voter will be mailed the Cornwall town meeting ballot. We will be using the vote tabulator to compile the results for the Cornwall ballot. I will not be able to send you the school district ballots unless you request them. You may request the school ballots by using the form on the last page of this newsletter, email, phone or in person. The school ballots will be deposited in separate ballot boxes and transported to Middlebury Union High School to be commingled with the other district ballots and those results will be tabulated as well.

You can return your ballots by mail, by dropping them in the green box on the front porch of the town hall or by bringing your completed ballot to the town hall on Tuesday, March 1,2022 between the hours of 7 AM -7 PM to check in and deposit the ballots directly into the vote tabulator and the separate ballot boxes for the school ballots.

The required informational meeting will be held via Zoom video conferencing on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 7:00 PM. Here is the Zoom meeting information:

The Town of Cornwall is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Cornwall Informational Meeting

Time: Feb 23, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 304 948 3370

Passcode: 968361

One tap mobile

+13126266799,,3049483370#,,,,*968361# US (Chicago)

+16465588656,,3049483370#,,,,*968361# US (New York)

Dial by your location

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

Meeting ID: 304 948 3370

Passcode: 968361

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/k2EBcdWeY

Included in the newsletter are:

  • The Town Meeting Warning/Sample Ballot
  • The Addison Central School District Warnings/Sample Ballot
  • The Patricia A. Hannaford Regional Technical School District Warning/Sample Ballot
  • The Cornwall Auditor’s report
  • A notice that the Town Meeting Dinner is cancelled for this year.
  • The General Fund and Highway proposed budget worksheets

Town Reports will be ready by February 18, 2022 and may be picked up at the town hall or town garage. You can request one be sent to you by mail. The report is also available on the website, www.cornwallvt.com.

There are going to be several open positions this year after town meeting, both elected and appointed positions. These include: Planning Commissioner, Cemetery Commissioner, Addison County Regional Planning Commission Alternates, Addison County Solid Waste District Representative & Alternate, Conservation Commission members, Development Review Board Member & Alternate. Please consider appointment to one of these positions. The Selectboard will make their appointments after town meeting.

Same Day voter registration is the law in Vermont. Cornwall residents can register to vote up to and including the day of the election.

Best to you all,

Susan Johnson, Cornwall Town Clerk – Treasurer