Job Posting – Assistant Public Works Director

Town of Bennington
Assistant Public Works Director

The Town of Bennington seeks a qualified individual for the position of Assistant Public Works Director. This position reports directly to the Public Works Director and is a member of the Town’s management team. The Assistant Public Works Director assists in the direction of all activities in the public works fields.

Qualified applicants must possess, a degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or have a minimum three (3) years of experience in a similar field. He/she must be highly-motivated with excellent computer skills, and be team oriented.

A complete job description is available below. The Town provides an attractive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume with three references to the Town Manager’s Office, ATTN: Human Resources, P.O. Box 469, Bennington, VT 05201 no later than August 31, 2017.

Job Description – Assistant Public Works Director

 

 

 

 

Charter Review Committee – August 16, 2017

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E
TOWN OF BENNINGTON
CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bennington Town Office – Conference Room
205 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201

A G E N D A

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

  1. Public Comments
  2. Approve Minutes of August 9, 2017
  3. Review Bennington Town Charter Chapters 1-4
  4. Continued discussion re: communication
    a. Review automatic response to public input from the web

Next meeting, August 23, 2017.

 

USS Bennington Annual Memorial Service

USS Bennington Annual Memorial Service
August 12, 2017 at Noon
Front Lawn, Town Office
205 South Street, Bennington, VT 05201

 

2017 Fur Babies Pool Party Event – August 26, 2017

2017 Fur Babies Pool Party Event – August 26, 2017
Bennington Rec Center
Saturday, August 26, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For further information, please call the
Bennington Recreation Center at 802-442-1054

Please see related links below:

2017 Fur Babies Pool Party Event

2017 Fur Babies Pool Party Rules

2017 Fur Babies Pool Party Registration

PUBLIC NOTICE – TOWN OF BENNINGTON

PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF BENNINGTON

Per 24 VSA Sec 1061, the residents of the Town of Bennington are hereby notified and warned of the Select Board’s intent to sell the following properties acquired via tax sale:  (please view link below)

Public Notice

Select Board Meeting – August 14, 2017

M E E T I N G N O T I C E
BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD
Monday, August 14, 2017
Bennington Fire Facility
Multi-Purpose Room – 3rd Floor
130 River Street
Bennington, VT 05201

A G E N D A
6:00 PM

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Consent Agenda (6:00 PM – 6:05 PM)
A. Minutes – July 24, 2017
Minutes – July 31, 2017
B. Warrants

3. Citizens (6:05 PM – 6:20 PM)- sign-up sheet provided

4. Shires Housing Grant Acceptance (6:20 PM – 6:35 PM)
Applegate Rehab Project

5. Apple Hill/Chelsea Solar (6:35 PM – 6:55 PM)

6. Capital Equipment borrowings (2) (6:55 PM – 7:10 PM)

7. Manager’s Report (7:10 PM – 7:25 PM)

8. Other Business (7:25 PM – 7:40 PM)

Bennington Town Offices Closed in observance of Bennington Battle Day – 8/14/2017

The Bennington Recreation Center, Bennington Town Offices and the Public Works Departments will be closed Monday, August 14, 2017 in observance of Bennington Battle Day, Municipal operation will resume on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Please see Bennington Battle Day Weekend Schedule below:

FRIDAY • AUGUST 11th

Hot Sausage, Burgers, and Hot Dog Lunch
11:00 AM-2:00 PM – Will be available to purchase at the Bennington Fire Station. Served by members of the Bennington Fire Department.
Chicken Barbecue Dinner
4:00 PM until gone – $10 per person. At the Bennington Fire Station.
Silent Auction
4:00 PM-8:00 pm – At the Bennington Fire Station.
Car Cruise
6:00 PM-8:00 PM – At the Bennington Fire Station. Parade down Main Street at 8:15 pm. Open to the public.
Las Vegas Night
6:00 PM-10:00 PM – At the Bennington Fire Station. DJ Ben Patten from Magic 590 AM. Open to the public.

SATURDAY • AUGUST 12th
Battle Day 5k Road Race
8:00 AM – Pre-registration. Bennington Monument, Old Bennington.
9:30 AM – Race starts and ends at The Bennington Monument, Old Bennington.
Kids’ Day
10:00 AM-12:00 NOON – At the Bennington Rec Center, 655 Gage Street. Sponsored by the Bennington Fire Department.
Living History Encampment
10:00 AM-5:00 PM – Ongoing event. With cannon muster and military drills. At the Bennington Battlefield.
USS Bennington Memorial Service
12:00 NOON – Wreath-laying ceremony at the Ship’s Bell, Town of Bennington Office, 205 South St. Public is welcome.
Firefighters’ Challenge
12:00 NOON-4:00 PM – A Firefighters’ Challenge at Willow Park. Call 802-442-1050 for more information, and leave contact information for Deputy Chief Jeff Barry.

SUNDAY • AUGUST 13th
Judges’ and Officers’ Breakfast
9:00 AM – At Jensen’s Restaurant, 332 North Street.
Parade Lineup
10:00 AM-12:30 PM – Parade Lineup.
Living History Encampment
10:00 AM-3:00 PM – With cannon musters and military drills. At the Bennington Battlefield.

Battle Day Parade Begins
12:30 PM – Main and Safford Street to Depot Street • North on Depot Street to River Street • River Street to Fire Station.
Reviewing stand at intersection of Routes 7 and 9. Marching route is one mile long.

Trophies and Raffle Drawing
4:00 PM – Trophies presented and raffle winners drawn.

 

Charter Review Committee – August 9, 2017

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E
TOWN OF BENNINGTON
CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Bennington Town Office – Conference Room
205 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201

A G E N D A

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

  1. Public Comments
  2. Approve Minutes of August 2, 2017
  3. Review Open Meeting and Public Records requirements
    Discussion
  4. Timeline for Charter Review Topics and setting agenda topic for next few meetings
  5. Final Report format
  6. Housekeeping amendments
  7. Communication: Soliciting input, Charter Review webpage on Town website

Please Note: Next meeting August 16, 2017 (this is Bennington Battle Day)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bennington Battle Day Weekend of Events – August 11- August 13th, 2017

FRIDAY • AUGUST 11th

Hot Sausage, Burgers, and Hot Dog Lunch
11:00 AM-2:00 PM – Will be available to purchase at the Bennington Fire Station. Served by members of the Bennington Fire Department.
Chicken Barbecue Dinner
4:00 PM until gone – $10 per person. At the Bennington Fire Station.
Silent Auction
4:00 PM-8:00 pm – At the Bennington Fire Station.
Car Cruise
6:00 PM-8:00 PM – At the Bennington Fire Station. Parade down Main Street at 8:15 pm. Open to the public.
Las Vegas Night
6:00 PM-10:00 PM – At the Bennington Fire Station. DJ Ben Patten from Magic 590 AM. Open to the public.

SATURDAY • AUGUST 12th
Battle Day 5k Road Race
8:00 AM – Pre-registration. Bennington Monument, Old Bennington.
9:30 AM – Race starts and ends at The Bennington Monument, Old Bennington.
Kids’ Day
10:00 AM-12:00 NOON – At the Bennington Rec Center, 655 Gage Street. Sponsored by the Bennington Fire Department.
Living History Encampment
10:00 AM-5:00 PM – Ongoing event. With cannon muster and military drills. At the Bennington Battlefield.
USS Bennington Memorial Service
12:00 NOON – Wreath-laying ceremony at the Ship’s Bell, Town of Bennington Office, 205 South St. Public is welcome.
Firefighters’ Challenge
12:00 NOON-4:00 PM – A Firefighters’ Challenge at Willow Park. Call 802-442-1050 for more information, and leave contact information for Deputy Chief Jeff Barry.

SUNDAY • AUGUST 13th
Judges’ and Officers’ Breakfast
9:00 AM – At Jensen’s Restaurant, 332 North Street.
Parade Lineup
10:00 AM-12:30 PM – Parade Lineup.
Living History Encampment
10:00 AM-3:00 PM – With cannon musters and military drills. At the Bennington Battlefield.

Battle Day Parade Begins
12:30 PM – Main and Safford Street to Depot Street • North on Depot Street to River Street • River Street to Fire Station.
Reviewing stand at intersection of Routes 7 and 9. Marching route is one mile long.

Trophies and Raffle Drawing
4:00 PM – Trophies presented and raffle winners drawn.

 

Tax Increment Financing and District – Public Forum – August 7, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Notice

Town of Bennington
Public Forum

Public Notice

The Town of Bennington will be hosting a
Public Informational Meeting
Concerning the Town’s application for
Tax Increment Financing and District
Proposed for Downtown Bennington.

When: Monday, August 7, 2017
Where: Bennington Fire Facility, River Street, 3rd Floor
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The meeting will be an opportunity for the Town and its consultant, White & Burke, to report on the process to date in developing the application for a local TIF District and the proposed application schedule, including the purpose of TIF and the proposed boundary of the TIF District. There will be an opportunity for questions and input from the public.

For additional information, contact:

Dan Monks
Assistant Town Manager
Town of Bennington
205 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201
802 442-1037
dmonks@benningtonvt.org