Category Archives: Important Deadlines

Property Tax installment due Oct. 11, 2017

The first installment of the 2017-18 property tax bill is due on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.  The Treasurer will be open that day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for receiving payments.  There is also a drop box outside the office door for leaving payments after hours.  No cash in the drop box please!

Tabulator Test Location Changed

On Friday, October 28, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., the town clerks will be conducting the test run for our vote tabulator machine, in preparation for the November 8th election.  We originally warned this to happen at the Library, but have changed the location to be at Burnham Hall.

Request absentee ballots now

Ballots are available for the November 8, 2016 General Election.  Please submit your absentee ballot requests to the Town Clerk now, or you may come to the office to vote early, during regular office hours.

Deadline to submit a petition to run for Office is Jan. 25

The deadline to submit a nominating petition to run for a town office position is Monday, January 25, at 5:00 p.m.  Petitions must contain signatures of at least 10 Lincoln registered voters.  A consent of candidate form is also required, in order to place your name on the ballot for the March 1, 2016 election.  Blank forms can be found on this website under voting/election information, or outside the town office door.  Questions? Call Town Clerk, Sally Ober at 453-2980 or the VT Sec. of State’s Office.

Deadline to run for office in Local March Election: Jan. 25th

To run for office in our local Town Meeting Election, candidates must submit a petition with signatures of 10 registered voters from Lincoln.  Petitions are due to the Town Clerk by January 25th at 5:00 p.m.  Also required is a consent form.  Blank forms are available at the Town Office or on this website under “Voting/Elections”.

Deadline to submit a petition for Town Meeting Warning is Jan. 13

If you wish to add an item to the Annual Town Meeting Warning, petitions with signatures of 5% of registered voters must be submitted to the Town Clerk, no later than January 13. Blank petitions are available at the Town Office, or on this website under “Voting.”  At this time, 49 signatures are required.

Mt. Abe Budget Re-Vote June 9th, 2015

Absentee ballots are available now at the Town Office.  Polling hours on June 9th will be from 7am to 7pm.

Ballot Petitions Due Monday, Jan. 26

The deadline for getting your name on the ballot for the March 3, Town Meeting Day Election is coming up quickly. The deadline to submit ballot petitions to the Town Clerk is Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. We still need people to run for Auditor (3 years) and Selectboard (1 year).  If you have been thinking about getting involved, now is the time! These are important jobs to fill, so encourage your friends to run for office if you think they would do a good job.  There are lots of other offices with terms expiring in March as well. Petitions are available on this website under “Elections” or outside the town office door in hard copy.  Candidates must also submit a consent form, to allow the clerk to place your name on the ballot.  Questions?  Call Sally Ober at 453-2980 or the VT Secretary of State’s Office at 1-800-439-8683.

Petitions for Town Meeting Agenda and Ballots Due Soon

Now is the time to prepare for Town Meeting 2015!

To request placing an item on the agenda for Town Meeting, voters must submit a petition, signed by 5% of Lincoln registered voters (51 signatures needed), by January 20, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  Click here to download a blank petition.

Nominating petitions, to run for a town official position and get your name on the ballot, are due by Monday, Jan. 26, at 5:00 p.m.  Signatures from 1% of registered voters (11 signatures) are required.  Click here to download a ballot petition.  Candidates will also need to submit a consent form.  Click here  All petitions and consent must be submitted to the Lincoln Town Clerk by the required deadlines.  Hard copies of petitions are available at the Lincoln Town Office, outside the door.