Notice of Conveyance of Interest In Real Estate

NOTICE OF CONVEYANCE OF INTEREST IN REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO 24 V.S.A. § 1061

The Town of Bennington intends to convey approximately .61 acres located at 124 Pleasant Street, known as the Senior Center, to Bennington High, LLC, a Vermont limited liability company with a principal place of business in Bennington, Vermont. The conveyance is in partial consideration of the Town’s acquisition of the real property located at 650 Main Street, Bennington, Vermont, known as the Bennington High School building. The conveyance is contemplated to take place on or before September 30, 2023.

The Senior Center is located at 124 Pleasant Street in Bennington, Vermont. The Parcel ID is 50-55-60, and the property is composed of one parcel currently held in ownership by the Town of Bennington.

As directed by Vermont law, this notice will be posted in three public places within the Town of Bennington, including at the Bennington Town Office, and will be published in one newspaper of general circulation, at least thirty days prior to the date of conveyance. If a petition signed by five percent of the legal voters of the Town objecting to the conveyance of the property is presented to the Town Clerk within thirty days of the date of the posting or the date of the publication, whichever is later, the Select Board will present the question of whether the Town shall convey the property as proposed to a special or annual Town meeting.

More information about the proposed sale and about the location of the Senior Center may be inspected in the Bennington Town Office. Individuals with questions may contact Dan Monks, Planning Director, at (802) 442-1037 or dmonks@benningtonvt.org.