BENNINGTON -- It's that time of year again for those seeking office to get petitions signed and turned into their local town clerk. The deadline for petitions is 5 p.m. on Jan. 27.

The following is a list of open seats, according to each town's respective town clerk. Town Meeting Day is March 4. According to the Vermont Secretary of State, a petition for office must bear the signatures of 30 voters or 1 percent of the town's registered voters, whichever is less. ARLINGTON -- Select Board: A three-year, and two-year seat.

School Board: A three-year, and two year position, plus an unexpired three-year seat with two remaining years.

Other positions: Lister, delinquent tax collector, auditor, trustee of public funds, and cemetery commissioner.

BENNINGTON -- Select Board: Two, three-years seats.

Bennington School Board: A three-year unexpired seat with one remaining year, and three, three-year seats.

Southwest Vermont Career Development Center Regional Governing Board: A three-year unexpired seat with one remaining year, and three, three-year seats. Mount Anthony Union School Board: A three-year seat from North Bennington, two three-year Bennington seats, and a one-year Woodford seat.

MANCHESTER -- Select Board: A three-year seat, and a two-year seat.

School Board: A three-year seat, and a two-year seat

Other positions: Trustee of public funds, lister.

POWNAL -- Select Board: A three-year seat, and two, one-year seats.

School Board: A three-year seat, and two one-year seats.

Other positions: Lister, delinquent tax collector, and auditor.

READSBORO -- Select Board: A three-year seat.

School Board: A three-year seat.

Other positions: Town clerk, treasurer, town agent, grand juror, cemetery commissioner, library trustee, lister.

SANDGATE -- No information was available Tuesday.

SHAFTSBURY -- Select Board: A three-year seat, and a two-year seat.

School Board: A three-year, and a two-year seat.

Other positions: Delinquent tax collector, lister, first constable, second constable, grand juror, auditor.

SEARSBURG -- Select Board: A three-year, and a two-year seat.

School Board: At least three seats are up for election. More information was not available Tuesday.

Other positions: Moderator, lister, auditor, constable, town agent, grand juror, cemetery commissioner

STAMFORD: Select Board: A three-year, and a two-year seat.

School Board: A three-year, and a two-year seat.

Other positions: Town clerk, and treasurer, moderator, lister, delinquent tax collector, grand juror, town agent, cemetery commissioner, library trustee, and all three auditor seats.

SUNDERLAND -- Select Board: A three-year seat, and two one-year seats.

School Board: A three-year seat, an unexpired three-year seat with one remaining year, and a two-year seat.

Other positions: Two auditor seats, first constable, second constable, delinquent tax collector, town agent, moderator, grand juror, lister, cemetery commissioner