Tag Archives: Select Board

Local News
January 16, 2019

Killington Select Board considers new options for budget

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON— The Select Board’s consideration to borrow $14 million next year to pay for future costs over a 10-year period has been thwarted.

Town Manager Chet Hagenbarth told the board Tuesday, Jan. 8, that the town can’t borrow the large sum of…

Glimmerstone Quarry future hangs in the balance
August 29, 2018

Glimmerstone Quarry future hangs in the balance

By Julia Purdy

CAVENDISH—Tierney Road has become the focus of contention among neighbors over the proposed reopening of a small rock quarry at the end of this mile-long town road that climbs a wooded hillside. Brightly-colored signs reading “Stop the Tierney Road Quarry” stud the…

Local News
August 22, 2018

Barnard, Orwell fight school consolidation

By Curt Peterson

In June the Agency of Education made “recommendations” for over 90 local school districts that wish to avoid consolidation with merged districts under ACT 46. AoE recommended 18 districts for “forced merger.”

The final decision will be made by the state Board…

Killington to get more solar panels
July 25, 2018

Killington to get more solar panels

By Julia Purdy

KILLINGTON—Much of the regular July 16 Select Board meeting concerned the impending contract with AllEarth Solar of Williston for installation of a net-metering system to serve the town offices’ power needs. Bob Vittingl, a consultant for Apex Solar, the installer,…

April 18, 2018

Select Board should be more thrifty with spending

Dear Editor,

Thanks to the previous Killington Select Board (Patty, Chris and Ken) I now have to pay $50 more per month towards my mortgage escrow account. I previously voted not to change the bi-annual tax collection to quarterly. Now that the quarterly annual tax…

Editors Picks
February 28, 2018

Killington Select Board candidates answer questions

Jay Hickory

Kelly Lange 

Jim Haff

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON— On Monday, Feb. 26, about 30 people attended the Select Board candidates’ forum at the Killington Welcome Center hosted by the Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA). After brief opening remarks by the three candidates—Kelly…

Local News
February 21, 2018

Select Board candidates focus on the budget

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—On Town Meeting Day, March 6, voters in Killington will be asked to approve general fund expenditures of $4.4 million, of which $3.17 million will be raised by property taxes. This represents a tax rate of $0.41— a 4.4-cent increase per…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Fired administrator alleges retaliation

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

The fired town administrator in Rutland Town has sued the municipality, alleging the Select Board’s decision to terminate him was an act of retaliation and violated the town’s personnel policies.

Joseph Zingale, who worked for the town for more than three…