Killington Forward Development

Killington Forward is a comprehensive plan to develop municipal water infrastructure, newly designed and rebuilt Killington Road and workforce housing — all of which supports the proposed private development of Killington Village at the base of Snowshed and Ramshead.

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Where is the road construction this week? 

May 22, 2024
The Agency of Transportation produces this weekly report of planned construction activities that will impact traffic on state highways and interstates throughout Vermont. Hartford: Monday, May 20, through Friday, May 24, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., multiple concrete mixers will be moving in and out of the project area at either end of the…

Killington Road reconstruction: what to expect this week

May 22, 2024
Drilling and blasting will continue this week at the intersection of Route 4 and Killington Road in Killington. A detour remains in place via West Hill Road. Monday, May 20, there was a brief break in the blasting, but Tuesday onward will see one blast per day between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1…

Killington Road reconstruction update: what to expect this week

May 15, 2024
Staff report Drilling and blasting will continue in Killington this week, starting at the intersection of Route 4 and Killington Road. A detour remains in place via West Hill Road.  “Last week we did blast higher up to get a feel for the process, but also limited any delays along adjacent roads,” Markowski Excavating, Inc.…

Killington Resort and Great Gulf pledge $700K to support workforce housing

November 1, 2023
By Brooke Geery A $700,000 check was presentedto the Town of Killington by Killington Resort in partnership with Great Gulf at the community update Oct. 19.    KILLINGTON—Killington Resort in partnership with Great Gulf announced it will donate a total of $700,000 to the town of Killington, presenting a ceremonial check at the community update…

Town of Killington receives additional Catalyst funding, bringing awards total to $3m

November 1, 2023
  On Thursday, Oct. 26, Governor Phil Scott and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) announced that the town of Killington has received another Catalyst grant, bringing the total grant to $3 million for its municipal water system and a redesigned roadway systems. The first awarded amount of $2.25 million on Aug. 23, 2023, was…

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Q&A with Town Manager Michael Ramsey clarifying Killington Forward, cost, timeline

October 25, 2023
Courtesy Town of Killington Map shows the locations of Phase 1 municipal water and road projects planned as part of the Killington Forward projects.     Staff report Killington Forward infrastructure investments and construction have recently kicked off — the official ribbon and tree cutting was Oct. 4 with the annual Killington Update at Killington…

‘Iconic’ the new vision for Killington Village

October 25, 2023
  By Polly Mikula The K-1 Lodge provided ample space, great acoustics and a stunning backdrop for this year’s Killington Community Update held Oct. 19.     By Polly Mikula Great Gulf bought the rights and permitted plans to develop a village at the base of Killington Resort in May setting in motion a plan…

Killington Forward kickoff attracts dozens of local, regional, state representatives

October 11, 2023
TIF designation and bond vote paved way for $285 million village development By Polly Mikula Last Wednesday, Oct. 4, the town of Killington officially broke ground on its municipal water system — among the biggest drivers of the Killington Forward initiative, which, also includes a complete rebuild of Killington Road, a workforce housing development and…

Killington receives $18.4m USDA loan for Killington Road

September 20, 2023
  By Polly Mikula On Monday, Sept. 18, Killington Town Manager Michael Ramsey, received a letter approving the town for an $18,394,000 loan from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The letter was titled “FY23 Killington Forward – Killington Road Reconstruction Project.” The total note was broken into two loans as each USDA loan…

Killington receives Catalyst grant

September 13, 2023
  Killington officials gathered in Montpelier on Friday, Sept. 8, for an award ceremony where they received the largest Catalyst Grant in Vermont  at $2.25 million. One million dollars will be used toward a new municipal system and $1.25 million for upgrading Killington Road. The town of Killington was among 13 communities  awarded a total…

Killington receives state’s largest Catalyst Grant for economic development

August 30, 2023
By Polly Mikula Towns seeking funding to improve stormwater infrastructure and municipal water systems topped the list of Catalyst Grant grant recipients in Vermont this year with Killington receiving the largest award at $2.25 million, followed by Wilmington and North Hero, each with $1 million. Killington’s grant will be used toward planned infrastructure improvements including…

Town of Killington secures 70 acres for workforce housing

July 19, 2023
  By Polly Mikula The town of Killington closed on a 70-acre piece of land off Nanak Way on Friday, July 7, for $700,000. The purchase is part of the town’s ongoing Killington Forward initiative, which, in addition to building a municipal water system and reconstructing Killington Road to be safer and support multimodal transportation…

Killington selects first bids for municipal water infrastructure

May 18, 2023
By Polly Mikula On Thursday, May 11, bids for the first phases of the municipal water project in Killington were revealed and selected. Two contracts were up for bid: Contract 1-3A, estimated at $20.2 million, which includes transmission line from the wells to the high service pump station on Route 4 and up across East…

Great Gulf purchases resort land for development

May 4, 2023
$43 million deal with SP Land, Co. was made possible in part by TIF By Polly Mikula On Wednesday, May 3, Great Gulf and SP Land Co. finalized the purchase and sales agreement for 1,095 acres of development land including the Six Peak Village at the base of Snowshed and Ramshead at Killington Resort. The…

Killington voters pass $47M TIF bond, approve new town hall

March 8, 2023
Development of the town's water system set to begin this summer By Polly Mikula On Town Meeting Day, 75% of Killington voters approved Article 5, giving the town authorization to proceed with water and road infrastructure projects that will support a new Six Peaks development at the base of Snowshed and Ramshead and then extend…

Article 5: A relatively low risk to the town

March 2, 2023
Dear Editor, On March 7, the voters of Killington will be asked to authorize up to $47 million in funding for the Killington Forward initiative. These funds will support construction of a pipeline to develop a municipal water system that will provide water to the proposed Six Peaks Village and, with additional future funding, properties…

Town of Killington plans for growth

March 1, 2023
Voters asked to approve budget, purchase/renovation of new town hall and TIF bond for municipal water and road reconstruction  By Polly Mikula Killington voters will be asked for approval on three budgetary items on Town Meeting Day, March 7. Article 5 ($47 million TIF bond) has gotten the most attention over the past few weeks…

Inside the new Six Peaks Village

March 1, 2023
By Brooke Geery Editor's note: This article was first published on Killington Resort's "Insider Blog," Feb. 22. Minor corrections have been made for accuracy and clarity.  The vision of a village at the base of Killington Resort predates most of the current locals. But as the resort has grown and changed over the years —…

Second public hearing for Killington TIF bond draws new attendees, questions

February 14, 2023
By Polly Mikula The second public hearing for Killington’s TIF bond was about half as well attended as the first hearing on Jan. 30, but drew many new attendees. About eight residents attended in person at the Public Safety building with 27 others attending via Zoom.  The hearing again began with an overview of Killington…

FAQs: Killington Forward

February 8, 2023
In response to comments and questions heard around town, on the slopes and at the public hearing, Jan. 30, the Killington Select Board answers questions on what voters need to know to be informed about Killington Forward before voting March 7 on Article 5. What is Killington Forward? Killington Forward is a comprehensive, multi-phased plan…