Fall Workforce and Adult Ed Offerings at the CDC

Below you will find flyers outlining the Workforce and Adult Ed offerings at the CDC this fall as well as an application.

Registration Form- Application

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are offering courses in the following:

Licensed Nursing Assistant

Emergency Medical Technician

Commercial Driver’s License- Class B

Intro to CNC Machining

Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing

Pharmacy Technician- Online

Veterinary Assistant- Online

Interested students can call 447-0220 x131 and speak to Tiffany for basic information on each program including price and how to apply. You may also email me directly though know there will be some delay in my responses.

Please note, our CDL class is advertised separately and has very limited enrollment so anyone interested should apply soon.

Many adults qualify for financial assistance through VSAC’s Non-Degree Grant program.

Thanks in advance for helping to spread the word.

Rob Bahny

Workforce Education and Training Coordinator

Southwest Vermont Career Development Center

802-447-0220 x142

 

Boards and Commissions – Openings

TOWN OF BENNINGTON
FROM: Stuart A. Hurd, Town Manager
DATE: June 19, 2019

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PRESS RELEASE

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

The following is a list of openings for Town of Bennington Boards and Commissions and includes a brief description of the duties of each office and those positions that are available. Bennington residents interested in these positions must submit a letter of interest for the position desired to the Bennington Select Board and send it to the Town Manager’s Office, 205 South Street, P.O. Box 469, Bennington, Vermont 05201, no later than noon on Monday, July 1, 2019.

HOUSING AUTHORITY – An autonomous body appointed for terms of five years by the Select Board which acts as the Board of Directors for Housing Authority properties (Willowbrook, Brookside Apartments, Beech Court, and Walloomsac Apartments) and oversees the staff and sets policies for operation.

(Appointed to 5-year term)          Term Expires

1 POSITION OPEN                                     3/23

ENERGY COMMITTEE – A committee established by the Select Board to pursue implementation of the Town’s Energy Plan, advocate for energy conservation and renewable energy projects, and report on a regular basis to the Select Board. The committee shall exist for one (1) year and be comprised of not less than seven (7) nor more than ten (10) members.

(Appointed to 1-year term)          Term Expires

7 to 10 POSITIONS OPEN            6/20

DPW Roadwork June 17-21, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 17 – 21, 2019

 

67 East (North Bennington) near Corey Drive & Whitman’s Feed store will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic over the next two weeks while a private contractor works on a sewer project.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please Use Caution and Expect Delays.

Depot Street Sidewalk (West side only) will be Closed Monday from Main St to River walk while a Water Crew repairs a water leak. Men and equipment will be on the edge roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area.

River Street – Benmont Ave to Lincoln St will be CLOSED to through traffic Tuesday through Friday while several crews work on its rehabilitation.  They will be removing an old 6-inch water line that serviced the Benmont Mill.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Weed eating and mowing continues across town at various locations.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

 

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:

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this clogs storm drains and creates 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.

What’s Your Story? Walks

ALL WALKS BEGIN AT Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver Street 

“What’s Your Story?” Walks are named for the nationwide summer reading theme “A Universe of Stories.” The theme celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

Walks & snacks are FREE!  All ages & abilities welcome!   Begin or enhance healthy habits!

Friday, June 14: Walk leaves the Library: 12 Noon
Shannon Barsotti, Bennington Community Development Director, will lead a walk to the Rec Center and the Senior Center. Snacks at the library after the walk with speaker Taylor Haynes, Health and Wellness Director and Youth Sports Coordinator

Friday, June 28: Meet at the Library for snacks: 6 PM. Walk leaves the Library: 6:30 PM
Robert Tegart will lead a local history walk with stops at First Baptist Church, Green Mountain Christian Center, the Masonic Hall, and the Putnam Hotel.

Additional walks are scheduled for:
Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 27
Friday, August 9 & Thursday, August 22

For updates, check the library’s Facebook page or visit benningtonfreelibrary.org

“What’s Your Story?” Walks are funded by a RiseVT Amplify Grant.

 

Water Quality Report Notification

Bennington Water Quality Report 2019

Notification

 

All Town of Bennington Water Customers will be receiving a “Water Quality Report 2019” postcard-notification from the Town of Bennington Water Department.  These postcard notifications with the direct link were mailed on mailed on June 10,2019.  You may also find the report on the Town of Bennington’s Website under “Reports & Docs” tab.

Property owners that are on the Bennington water system are responsible for the availability of this report to each tenant of those properties.

If you do not receive a copy, or as a tenant one has not been made available to you by your landlord, additional copies are available at the Bennington Town Offices located at 205 South Street.   You may pick up a copy Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  You may also call the Water Department (802) 442-1037 and request one mailed to you.

Select Board Agenda – June 17, 2019

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E

BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD

Monday, June 17, 2019
Bennington Fire Facility
Multi-Purpose Room -3rd Floor
130 River Street
Bennington, VT 05201

A G E N D A

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

1. FY 2020 Water & Sewer Budget Work Session

 

RFP – Scope of Work/Bennington Police Department Assessment

Please find the link for the Request for Proposals – Scope of Work/Bennington Police Department Assessment

Bennington County Cultural Plan

Strengthening Creativity in Southwest Vermont  – Click on the link for the Bennington County Cultural Plan

Select Board Meeting – June 10, 2019

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E
BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD
Monday, June 10, 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 May 28, 2019
B. Warrants
3. Public Comment (6:05 PM – 6:20 PM)
4. Cultural Plan Presentation (6:20 PM – 6:50 PM)
5. MSK Engineering lead line removal presentation (6:50 PM – 7:40 PM)
6. Appointments to Boards & Commissions (7:40 PM – 7:50 PM)
7. Vacant Board Seat – Discussion (7:50 PM – 8:10 PM)
8. Manager’s Report (8:10 PM – 8:15 PM)
9. Upcoming Agenda (8:15 PM – 8:20 PM)
10. Other Business (8:20 PM – 8:30 PM)

DPW Roadwork June 10-14, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 10 – 14, 2019

 

Harrington Road will be reduced to One-Lane traffic Monday and Tuesday while Highway Crews finish ditch work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

 

River Street – Benmont Ave to Depot St will be CLOSED to through traffic Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday while Water Department replaces water lines.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Roadside mowing continues across town at various locations.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect delays.

Highway crews will also continue patching the remaining water/sewer digs etc across town.  One lane traffic may be necessary.   PLEASE USE CAUTION and expect delays

 

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:

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this clogs storm drains and creates 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.