BCA Meeting Warning June 11th 6:45pm

BCA Meeting Warning
 
Town of Whiting
29 South Main Street
Whiting VT 05778
802-623-7813
townofwhiting@shoreham.net
 
BCA (Select Board, JPs and me) Meeting, Monday June 11, 2018 6:45-7:00pm (right before the Select Board Meeting)
 
To review the checklist and schedule JPs for possible Grievance Meetings (must be held by July 13th) and to schedule JPs and Ballot Clerks for June 26th Vote.
 

Grievance Hearings June 14th and 15th

TOWN OF WHITING
2018 GRIEVANCE HEARINGS

Thursday June 14th 8AM – 8PM
Friday June 15th 8AM – 8PM

Appeals MUST be in writing and MUST be received by June 13th.

Appeals may be filed by:

1. Hand delivering to the Town Clerk’s Office, 29 S. Main St, Whiting VT 05778.
2. Mailing to: Whiting Listers, 29 S. Main St, Whiting, VT 05778
3. Submitting online: at whitingvt.com/request-grievance-hearing

Printable grievance forms are available in the office and here.

*If you would like to discuss your property with the listers instead of or before scheduling a grievance hearing please call 623-7813 or email: WhitingListersVT@gmail.com and we will set up a time to sit down and discuss your property. Please schedule this appointment before June 13th, so you will have time to file for grievance if you choose to. *

Informational Meeting on Fire Department and Town Garage Repairs June 25th at 7pm

Informational Meeting on Fire Department and Town Garage Repairs Vote on June 25th 7pm

“The legal voters of the Town of Whiting are further notified that an informational meeting will be held on Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Town Hall in the Town of Whiting at seven o’clock (7:00) in the evening, for the purpose of explaining the proposed improvements and the financing thereof.”

WARNING Special Vote on Fire Department and Town Garage Repairs

WARNING Special Vote on Fire Department and Town Garage Repairs

WARNING
The legal voters of the Town of Whiting, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Town Hall, 27 South Main Street,  in the Town of Whiting on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, between the hours of seven o’clock (7:00) in the forenoon (a.m.), at which time the polls will open, and seven o’clock (7:00) in the afternoon (p.m.), at which time the polls will close, to vote by Australian ballot upon the following Articles of business:

ARTICLE I
Shall general obligation bonds or notes of the Town of Whiting in an amount not to exceed One Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($195,000), subject to reduction from the receipt of available state and federal grants-in-aid, be issued for the purpose of repairing and reconstructing the Fire Department building, at an estimated cost of One Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($195,000)?

ARTICLE II
Shall general obligation bonds or notes of the Town of Whiting in an amount no to exceed One Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($190,000), subject to reduction from the receipt of available state and federal grants-in-aid, be issued for the purpose of repairing and reconstructing the Public Works garage, at an estimated cost of One Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($190,000)?

The legal voters of the Town of Whiting are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said special meeting shall be as provided in Chapters 43, 51 and 55 of Title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

The legal voters of the Town of Whiting are further notified that an informational meeting will be held on Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Town Hall in the Town of Whiting at seven o’clock (7:00) in the evening, for the purpose of explaining the proposed improvements and the financing thereof.

Adopted and approved at a meeting of the Selectboard of the Town of Whiting duly called, noticed and held on May 21, 2018.  Received for record and recorded in the records of the Town of Whiting on May 22, 2018.

TOWN OF WHITING SELECTBOARD

(click image to view signed document)

Special Select Board Meeting 5/21 7PM

Warning
And Preliminary Agenda
Date: Monday May 21, 2018 7:00PM
Attendance:
SB-
Town Clerk-
Road Commissioner-
Visitors-
The Selectboard will meet for the purpose of signing the warning for the Special Town Meeting to be held June 26, 2018 with an Australian ballot to be open from 7:00am to 7:00pm. The informational meeting will be held on June 25th.

Warned Meeting: Informational meeting Fire Department Repairs

Warned Meeting: Informational meeting Fire Department Repairs
Monday June 4
Vote would be held June 5th, 7am to 7pm-Australian Ballot
 
“Requests for repairs of the Fire Department Building: Gary Freeguard reported the roof on the meeting room needs to be removed; trusses and tin need to be replaced with the same pitch as is currently there. It needs to extend 5’ on the south end.
 
The 3 bays needs to be removed on the north end, the cement must be re done; the new building will match the newer addition. The bathroom would be moved to the northeast corner, which will have a shallow bay. 3 bays total with 12’ doors. Line the outside of the building with liner panels, LED lighting, 4 windows, the entrance will be moved from the south end to the meeting room area.
 
Next steps: Invite local builders to meet at the Fire Department on April 25th at 1:00 to hear a presentation of what needs to be done.
 
Suggested builders: Gary Freeguard and Bud Carpenter, Naylor and Breen, McKernan Group and Black Diamond Builders.
 
Financing: Gale will look to see what’s available using roughly $500,000 for 20 years. Jonathan Ashley will have USDA Rural Development contact the office to discuss a loan.
 
Warned Meeting: Informational meeting Monday June 4, Vote would be held June 5th 7am to 7pm-Australian Ballot”
from Minutes dated 4/9/2018

Select Board Meeting Warning and Agenda 4/23 at 7pm

Select Board Meeting Warning And Preliminary Agenda
Date:  April 23, 2018 7:00pm

Attendance:

  • SB-
  • Town Clerk-
  • Road Commissioner-
  • Visitors-

Any additions or deletions from agenda:

Public Comment/Unscheduled Appearances (limited to 15 minutes TOTAL)

Minutes Approved April 9th Meeting:

Old Business:

  • Requests for repairs on Fire Department update:
  • Town Hall Floor Update:
  • Nick Iocco Update:
  • Bertrand Hearing:
  • Knappmiller Update:
  • Lister Update:
  • Zoning Admin Update:
  • Emergency Management Generator update:

New Business:

  • Fence Viewer needed:
  • Mowing Bids in Newspaper:
  • Sexton Fund Renewal:
  • Discussion on overweight permits:
  • Highway Weight Limit changes:
  • Local Emergency Operations Plan review:

Executive Session:

Review of mail/email received:

Orders Approved:

Next 2 scheduled meetings:
May 14th
June 11th   (May 28th is Memorial Day)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – MAY 2nd at 7:30pm

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TOWN OF WHITING
29 S MAIN ST
WHITING VT 05778

The Zoning Board of Adjustment will convene a public hearing starting at 7:30pm on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Town Clerk’s office to consider an application by Robert Butterfield to replace concrete steps to the front door with a wooden deck with steps and rails which requires a setback waiver.

The application is available for inspection at the Town Clerk’s Office.  Interested parties who wish to be heard at the hearing may so in person or may be represented by an agent or attorney.

Communications relating to the application may be filed in writing to the Board either before or during the hearing.

Participation in the hearing is necessary to establish status as in “interested person” and the right to appeal a decision rendered in that hearing.  (24 V.S.A. ) 117 Sect 4465(b) and 4471(a).

Steven Quenneville
Zoning Board of Adjustment

Town Plan – Notice of Public Hearing

VIEW TOWN PLAN HERE

Whiting Select Board
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Whiting Select Board will hold a public hearing on March 28th  at 7:30pm in the Town Office in Whiting, Vermont on the proposed Whiting Town Plan 2017-2025.  This notice is issued pursuant to 24 VSA 4384 (d) and 4444.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

This town plan is an update of Whiting’s Current Town Plan.  It governs all types of development within the Town  The Regulations impact all areas within the Town of Whiting.   Topic areas of discussion include:

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Maps
Chapter 3: Goals, Policies and Recommended Actions
Chapter 4: Overarching Goals of Whiting Plan
Chapter 5: History
Chapter 6: Population
Chapter 7: Housing
Chapter 8: Employment and Economic Development
Chapter 9: Land Cover and Land Use
Chapter 10: Scenic and Natural Resources
Chapter 11: Historic, Cultural & Recreational Resources
Chapter 12: Public Facilities
Chapter 13: Education and Childcare
Chapter 14: Energy
Chapter 15: Transportation
Chapter 16: Neighboring Towns and Compatibility
Chapter 17: Implementation
Community Survey
Whiting Historic Buildings

Copies of the proposed Town Plan can be viewed at the following locations:

-Town Clerk’s Office, Whiting VT

-Additional, interested parties may view or download completed copies of the proposed Whiting Town Plan at the Town of Whiting Website:  www.whitingvt.org

For further information please contact Robert Wood at 802-623-7813

Whiting Select Board
By:  Robert Wood
Run:  Addison Independent February 22, 2018
Posted:  Inside the Town Office
Outside the Town Office
Outside the Post Office
www.whitingvt.com