Tag Archives: Select Board

Local News
January 25, 2017

Killington Select Board discusses tax schedule change

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—At the Jan. 17 Select Board meeting, board members weighed the pros and cons of adjusting the number of tax payments to three, to be paid in August, November and February. The new schedule would eliminate the May “mud season” payment. When…

News Briefs
September 14, 2016

Pittsford Select Board takes questions, objections to zoning changes

By Julia Purdy PITTSFORD—The Pittsford Planning Commission has been working on updating the town zoning ordinance for almost a year, with the final public hearing held Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the regular semimonthly meeting of the Pittsford Select Board. The Board will reconvene in executive…

News Briefs
August 24, 2016

Killington Select Board focuses on finances

KILLINGTON— On Tuesday, Aug. 16, at their regular Killington Select Board meeting, the board discussed the towns financial status with regards to FEMA reimbursements, outstanding debts, loan repayment plan and delinquent tax collection. Here is a summary of the discussion, according to the meeting minutes:…

News Briefs
August 10, 2016

Town selects builder for new town office

By Lani Duke

CASTLETON—Castleton’s Select Board voted to award the contract for the new town office to McClure Construction of Castleton. In the July 25 meeting, the Board restricted the project cost to up to $701,000. The second low bidder for the project was Upland…

Op - Ed
March 23, 2016

The yoga of politics

By Wendy Reese

Teaching yoga for 15 years, I’ve come to know that yoga improves balance, strength, flexibility and the ability to surrender. Unknowingly, I became a student of yoga from a most unlikely teacher when I volunteered for a nine-month appointment on…

Pittsfield rejects town budget over pay increases
Local News
March 9, 2016

Pittsfield rejects town budget over pay increases

Courtesy of the Pittsfield Select Board

Columns show the hourly rates for the 2015 actual pay to Pittsfield town employees, the Vermont Municipal Compensation report average, and what was budgeted for 2016.

PITTSFIELD—On Tuesday, March 1, Pittsfield voters…

Voting in Hartford: a multi-week informational process
Local News
February 24, 2016

Voting in Hartford: a multi-week informational process

Submitted

The town of Hartford has two public meetings leding up to Town Meeting Day, key to the events being voted upon.

HARTFORD—The town of Hartford, which is comprised of the unincorporated villages of White River Junction, Quechee, Wilder,…

Letter
February 24, 2016

Truth in numbers

Dear Editor,

I have read and studied in detail Mr. Haff’s interpretation of the town report numbers and his plan for the town. There is so much lack of accuracy and misinformation. Town report numbers from past years show it was Mr. Haff’s…

Letter
February 17, 2016

Haff time: my plan

By Jim Haff, Killington Candidate for Select Board

My plan is to once again get our town back to running the core departments of our municipality, which include highway/roads, recreation, library, fire safety and police. Included in recreation should be maintaining our golf…

News Briefs
January 26, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

FAIR HAVEN

Town addresses infrastructure needs

FAIR HAVEN—The hangar at Fair Haven’s one-time airport is falling into disrepair and needs structural work soon, consultant Wayne Burleson wrote in a letter to the town. The building “will not stand much more weather” without…