♦ Town Meeting-Election Info

♦ TOWN & SCHOOL MEETING DAY CHANGES FOR 2021 DUE TO COVID-19

Attention Westfield Voters: You will be receiving a postcard shortly explaining changes to 2021 Town & School Meeting Day. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, THERE WILL BE NO IN-PERSON TOWN & SCHOOL MEETING DAY ON MARCH 2, 2021. All votes that would traditionally take place from the floor on Town & School
Meeting Day will be voted by Australian ballot in 2021. 

There will be a Town Informational Meeting to answer ballot questions on Thursday, February 25th at 6 p.m. via Zoom (log-on by computer or phone). Log-in information will be available on the Town’s website prior to the meeting.

To run for a Town Office in 2021, please return a Consent of Candidate form to the Town Clerk by 4 p.m. on January 25, 2021.  You must be a registered Westfield voter to run for an elected Town position. See below for a list of open Town and School seats as well as the required consent form. Act 162 waives the signature requirements for nominating petitions for 2021 BUT the Consent of Candidate form is mandatory.  

  • Town Seats Open for Election in 2021: Auditor (to fill 2 years of a 3-year term of ); Auditor (3 years); 1st Constable (1 year); 2nd Constable (1 year); Delinquent Tax Collector (1 year); Lister (to fill 1-year of a 3-year term); Lister (3 years); Selectperson (3 years); Town Clerk (3 years); and Town Treasurer (3 years)
  • School Seats Open for Election in 2021:  Jay/Westfield Joint School District Treasurer (1 year); Westfield School District Treasurer (1 year); North Country Union High School Board Member (3 years); and Westfield School Board Member (3 years)
  • Click here for: Consent of Candidate Form (must be returned to the Town Clerk by 4 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2021 for the candidates name to appear on the Australian ballot)

Town Reports (includes Town/School Budget info) will be available by February 12th at the Town Office, Westfield General Store, Westfield Post Office and the Recycling Center.

Absentee ballots can be requested by contacting the Town Clerk’s Office via email or by phone. As of 1/16/21 the office remains closed to the public with business being conducted via mail, email or phone. Thank you for your patience as we continue to keep everyone safe in light of Covid-19. Absentee ballots can be returned until 7 p.m. on Election Day (March 2, 2021) via mail, drop box at the Town Clerk’s Office or returned to the polls.

For more information on Town Meeting Day Voting:  call (802) 744-2484; visit the Town of Westfield Facebook page @ http://www.facebook.com/TownOfWestfieldVt; or send an email to townofwestfield@comcast.net.  Your vote matters!!

Town Meeting Day is the first Tuesday of March each year. Current and archived Town Report booklets are available at the Town Clerk’s office, 38 School Street or call (802) 744-2484 for more information. To view electronic versions of current and past Town Reports click on the links below. 


♦ PAST TOWN REPORTS:

Click on this link to view: 2019 Westfield Town & School Annual Report
Click on this link to view: 2018 Town and School Annual Report 
Click on this link to view: 2017 Town and School Annual Report 
Click on this link to view: 2016 Town Report 
Click on this link to view: 2015 Town Report 
Click on this link to view: 2014 Town Report 
Click on this link to view: 2013 Town Report 
Click on this link to view: 2012 Town Report 


♦ VOTER INFORMATION/RESOURCES:
Click here for additional information on the Town Meeting Day process from the Vermont Secretary of State’s website. There is also interesting information on the Vermont Institute for Government’s website on the Town Meeting Resources Page.