Select Board Meeting – December 9, 2019

MEETING NOTICE
BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD
Monday, December 9, 2019
Bennington Fire Facility
Multi-Purpose Room – 3rd Floor
130 River Street
Bennington, VT 05201
AGENDA
6:00 PM
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Consent Agenda (6:00 PM – 6:05 PM)
A. Minutes of November 25, and November 27, 2019
B. Warrants
3. Public Comment (6:05 PM – 6:20 PM)
4. Bridge 6 Route 9 (Final) (6:20 PM – 6:40 PM)
5. Communication Union District (6:40 PM – 7:10 PM)
6. Manager’s Report (7:10 PM – 7:20 PM)
7. Upcoming Agenda (7:20 PM – 7:25 PM)
8. Other Business (7:25 PM – 7:30 PM)
9. Executive Session
A. Personnel

Click the following link for the upcoming Select Board packet – December 9, 2019

Select Board Meeting – December 2, 2019

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E
BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD
Monday, December 2, 2019
Bennington Town Office
Conference Room 1
205 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201
A G E N D A
6:00 PM
1. Executive Session (6:00 PM)
A. Personnel

Board of Abatement – December 3, 2019

Town of Bennington

BOARD OF ABATEMENT
Bennington Town Office
Conference Room #1
205 South Street, Bennington, VT

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

5:00 PM 

Agenda

  1. Requests for abatement
  2. Treasurer’s report for abatement

 

 

Public Hearing Notice – November 27, 2019

TOWN OF BENNINGTON
NOTICE OF A HEARING

Under Article 9-10 of the Town of Bennington Municipal Ordinances, the Town of Bennington Select Board hereby notifies the parties that a vicious dog complaint has been filed by Jennifer and Hans Krijnen, 1001 Main Street against Tracy Dumas, 43 Burgess Road all of Bennington, Vermont.

The Board will hold a special meeting to hear this complaint. The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday November 27, 2019 at 6 pm in Conference Room I at the Bennington Town Offices, 205 South Street, Bennington, Vermont.

This is a quasi-judicial hearing. Witnesses and parties shall be sworn before testifying. The parties may have representation. The failure of any party to attend shall not prevent the hearing from proceeding.

A copy of the complaint and Article 9-10 are included herein.

Dated at Bennington, Vermont, November 21, 2019

For the Bennington Select Board

Stuart A. Hurd

Town Manager

 

Bennington Energy Committee Meeting – November 26, 2019

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E
BENNINGTON ENERGY COMMITTEE
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Bennington County Regional Commission
Room 203, 2nd Floor
111 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201
A G E N D A
7:00 PM
1. Review Minutes of October 29, 2019
2. Review Energy Section of Town Plan
3. Determine Areas of Focus
4. Presentation by BCRC Director, Jim Sullivan
5. Public Comment
6. Set Agenda and Meeing Date for December Meeting

Select Board Meeting – November 25, 2019

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E
BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD
Monday, November 25, 2019
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 of November 11, 2019
B. Warrants
3. Citizens Comments (6:05 PM – 6:20 PM)
4. Bennington Marketing/Economic Development (6:20 PM – 6:50 PM)
5. Final Hearing Bridge 6 Route 9E (6:50 PM – 7:10 PM)
6. Manager’s Report (7:10 PM – 7:20 PM)
7. Upcoming Agenda (7:20 PM – 7:30 PM)
8. Other Business (7:30 PM – 7:40 PM)
9. Executive Session
A. Contract

 

Click the following link for the upcoming Select Board packet, November 25, 2019.

DPW Roadwork Nov 25-29, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 25 – 29, 2019

 

REMINDER:

Town Office will be CLOSED and No Town Roadwork will be conducted both Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

 **Remember: Overnight Parking Ban began on November 15th

  

PFOA Water Line Extensions work continues as well as Town DPW Projects.  These may require road closures or lane reductions.  Please find below the anticipated road closures and lane restrictions.

Autumn Acres continues to be reduced to One-Lane for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.    Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Harwood Hill Road -between Orchard Rd and Rte 7 Connector continues to be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Houghton Lane continues to be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Willow Roadcontinues to be CLOSED for the next several weeks to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Crews continue to be in various locations across town conducting and completing smaller tasks from the construction season.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas men & equipment may be on the edge or in the roadway.  Delays may be possible.

Water Department will continue Hydrant Repairs across town found during the most recent hydrant flushing schedule.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas men & equipment may be on the edge or in the roadway.  Delays may be possible

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

REMINDER – LEAF SEASON :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this will clog storm drains and create both flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure ALL LOADS ARE COVERED when taking leaves and or brush to the Transfer Station.  When disposing of leaf bags, you MUST empty the bags into the pile.

 

** Remember: Overnight Parking Ban in Effect

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the town will be is NOW in effect.  From November 15 to March 31 between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m NO overnight parking is allowed.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

 

DPW Roadwork Nov 18-22, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 18 – 22, 2019

 

 *Please Be Advised: Weather Conditions last week have forced projects to be Re-scheduled to this week.

 

 **Remember: Overnight Parking Ban began on November 15th

Autumn Acres continues to be reduced to One-Lane for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.    Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Harwood Hill Road -between Orchard Rd and Rte 7 Connector continues to be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Houghton Lane continues to be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Morgan Street – between Main St and Imperial will be CLOSED both Tuesday AND Wednesday for a private contractor to repair a leaking water service line and then large tree removal.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Willow Roadcontinues to be CLOSED for the next several weeks to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Crews continue to be in various locations across town conducting and completing smaller tasks from the construction season, this includes Road Patching and tree removal work.  The Street Sweeper will also be out cleaning roadways.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas men & equipment may be on the edge or in the roadway.  Delays may be possible.

Water Department will continue Hydrant Repairs across town found during the most recent hydrant flushing schedule.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas men & equipment may be on the edge or in the roadway.  Delays may be possible

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

REMINDER – LEAF SEASON :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this will clog storm drains and create both flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure ALL LOADS ARE COVERED when taking leaves and or brush to the Transfer Station.  When disposing of leaf bags, you MUST empty the bags into the pile.

** Remember: Overnight Parking Ban in Effect

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the town will be is NOW in effect.  From November 15 to March 31 between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m NO overnight parking is allowed.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

 

Town of Bennington Property Taxes are due Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Reminder:

Town of Bennington Property Taxes are due Tuesday, November 12, 2019.  The Town Office Building is open on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019.

DPW Roadwork Nov 11-15

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 11 – 15, 2019

 

*Please Be Advised: Town Offices will be OPEN on Monday November 11th for collection of Property Taxes that are due Tuesday November 12th.

**Remember: Overnight Parking Ban begins November 15th

 ***VETERAN’S DAY PARADE – MONDAY NOVEMBER 11th at 11:00am Starting at Old Middle School (on Main St)

 

PFOA Water Line Extensions work continues as well as Town DPW Projects.  These may require road closures or lane reductions.  Please find below the anticipated road closures and lane restrictions.

Autumn Acres continues to be reduced to One-Lane for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.    Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Harwood Hill Road -between Orchard Rd and Rte 7 Connector continues to be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Houghton Lane continues to be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Main Street – between Union St and Main St will be CLOSED Monday 10:00am – 1:00pm for the VETERAN’S DAY PARADE.  Please find alternate route during those times.

Morgan Street – between Main St and Imperial will be CLOSED both Monday AND Tuesday for a private contractor to repair a leaking water service line and then large tree removal.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

North Street – between Main St and Veteran’s Home will be CLOSED Monday 11:00am – 1:00pm for the VETERAN’S DAY PARADE.  Please find alternate route during those times.

Willow Roadcontinues to be CLOSED for the next several weeks to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Crews continue to be in various locations across town conducting and completing smaller tasks from the construction season, this includes Road Patching and tree removal work.  The Street Sweeper will also be out cleaning roadways.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas men & equipment may be on the edge or in the roadway.  Delays may be possible.

Water Department will continue Hydrant Repairs across town found during the most recent hydrant flushing schedule.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas men & equipment may be on the edge or in the roadway.  Delays may be possible

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

REMINDER – LEAF SEASON :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this will clog storm drains and create both flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure ALL LOADS ARE COVERED when taking leaves and or brush to the Transfer Station.  When disposing of leaf bags, you MUST empty the bags into the pile.

** Remember: Overnight Parking Ban Begins November 15

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the town will go into effect Friday.  From November 15 to March 31 between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m NO overnight parking is allowed.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.