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 22.9 acres located on Bowen
Road and including a municipal right of way, known as the Jard Property, to the State of
Vermont by and through its Board of Armory Commissioners. The conveyance will be in
exchange for 0.8 acres of land, more or less, and the building situated thereon, located at 100
Franklin Lane in Bennington, Vermont and known as the National Guard Armory Building. The
conveyance is contemplated to take place on or before March 26, 2021.

The Jard Property is located at Bowen Road in Bennington, Vermont. The Parcel ID is
45-01-73-01, 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 Bowen Road
property may be inspected in the Bennington Town Office.  Individuals with questions may
contact Dan Monks, Zoning Administrator, at (802) 442-1037 or dmonks@benningtonvt.org.