MEMORY TREE 2017 LIGHTING 12/3 4PM

                   22nd ANNUAL

        MEMORY TREE 2017

The Whiting Volunteer Fire Department established the Whiting Memory tree 22 years ago to honor the memory of Vicki Grandchamp, a Whiting teenager who died in an accident. It has become a community event for all who wish to remember those who have died, by purchasing one or more lights on the memory tree.

Join us at the Fire Station for the tree-lighting ceremony on

Sunday, December 3rd, at 4:00 p.m

How can you participate? Individual lights may be purchased on the Tree in memory of a loved one. Lights are $1, and you may purchase as many as you wish, including more than 1 light per individual. Names of those being remembered will be published, and also posted at the Town Clerk’s Office. Those having more than one bulb purchased will be indicated in this manner: John Doe (3), Jane Doe (2).

December 1st- To be assured of inclusion in the reading of the names ceremony and the Town Report, we need to receive your names and check no later than December 1st. This annual event benefits the Fire Department, adds a beautiful lighted tree to the community and allows you to remember a loved one in a meaningful way. This event has come to provide a “coming together” of the community for an evening of remembering and celebrating.

Mark Your Calendars – Join us at the Fire Station for the tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, December 3rd, at 4:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. We hope your family will attend and take part in the brief ceremony. If you would like to be involved (music, bake cookies, serving, etc.) contact Stacey Freeguard (623-6065) or Chief Mike Wilbur (989-1722)

PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM BEFORE DECEMBER 1ST to ensure inclusion of a light and a name to the published list.

Make checks payable to: Whiting Fire Department. Send to Stacey Freeguard, 254 Stickney Rd. Whiting, VT, 05778.

$1 for each bulb purchased. One name per $1, please! Please, no pets.

DOWNLOAD the FORM as a PDF HERE

Holiday Bazaar 12/2 in Sudbury

Holiday Bazaar

December 2nd at Sudbury Country School from 10-2.

Lots of vendors including:

LuLaRoe, Paparazzi Jewelry, Younique, Scentsy, 31 bags, Senegence, Purehaven Essentials, Pampered Chef, Cora’s Creations, Maple Products, Scholastic Book Fair, Basket Raffle, Bake Sale, Craft table for the kids, 6th graders 3D printed ornaments and Lunch for sale!

Come get a jump on your holiday shopping while helping a great group of 6th graders raise money for their end of year field trip to NYC.

Whiting Planning Commission NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Whiting Planning Commission
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Whiting Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on December 6, 2017 at 7:00pm 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
-Additionally, interested parties may view or download completed copies of the proposed Whiting Town Plan here: TOWN PLAN 2017

For further information please contact Steven Quenneville at 802-623-7813
Whiting Planning Commission
By:  Steven Quenneville

draft General Permit 3-9040 for Stormwater Discharges from the Municipal Roads

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) hereby provides public notice of the draft General Permit 3-9040 for Stormwater Discharges from the Municipal Roads.   The draft MRGP General Permit covers stormwater discharges from all municipal roads, Classes 1-4.
Upon issuance of the final MRGP, municipalities are required to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to the Agency by July 31, 2018 to obtain coverage under the MRGP.
The public is invited to provide written comment on the draft MRGP through the close of business (4:30pm) on October 27, 2017.
Written comments on the draft MRGP should be emailed to Jim Ryan at jim.ryan@vermont.gov  or mailed to:

Jim Ryan
DEC Stormwater Program
1 National Life Drive, Main 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3522

Public information meetings will be held on the following dates, times, and locations:

  • Tuesday October 10, 2017 from 6:00-8:00, Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission office, 29 Main Street Suite 4 Montpelier
  • Wednesday October 11, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 Johnson Town Offices, 293 Lower Main Street (Route 15) Johnson
  • Monday October 16, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 Martin Memorial Building, Ascutney
  • Tuesday October 17, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square, Brandon
  • Wednesday October 18, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 Northern Vermont Development Association, 36 Eastern Avenue St. Johnsbury

A copy of the MRGP and related documents may be downloaded from:
http://dec.vermont.gov/watershed/public-notices/mrgp-public-notice
Hard copies of the draft General Permit and related documents may be obtained upon request.  Requests and questions should be sent to the email above or directed to 802-490-6140.

Sincerely,
VT Stormwater Program