Fire Department RFP: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR VERNON FIRE STATION FINISH WORK AND PAINTING Town of Vernon, Vermont   The Town of Vernon, Vermont, (“Town”) is soliciting proposals from qualified companies or individuals for Vernon Fire Station-Finish work, painting of all exterior walls, doors, windows, soffits and trim. Sealed Bids are due by December 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm to: Inquiries and submissions to: Vernon Selectboard, c/o: Shelly Walker Town Administrator, Town of Vernon 567 Governor Hunt Rd., Vernon, VT 05354 (802) 257-2138 Email: vernonta@vernonvt.org Bid opening: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6:30 PM during the Select board meeting. Proposal requirements are available at the Town Clerks office during business hours or via email vernonta@vernonvt.org. This bid request invites responses from experienced and professional contractors to complete finish work on exterior wall around rear garage doors, resurfacing/stucco on cement block walls where needed, repair/replace exterior trim and soffits where needed, caulking around doors and windows as needed, paint the exterior walls, doors, windows, trim, soffits of the Town of Vernon Fire Station located at 2842 Fort Bridgman Rd., Vernon, VT. Submit questions concerning this RFP via email per the schedule outlined above.   The Town reserves the right to reject any or all bids submitted. Bids will be evaluated by the Town based on experience and reputation, understanding of Town requirements, clarity, completeness and price. During the evaluation process, the Town reserves the right, where it may serve in the Town's best interest, to request additional information or clarification from bidders.  

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News from our Town Clerk: Municipal election vacancies; warrant article petitions; dog licenses

The filing period has opened for Vernon’s March Municipal elections. The following positions are open

POSITIONTERMNOW HELD BY
Selectboard3 yearsMichael Root
Selectboard2 yearsJeffrey Dunklee
School Board3 yearsHannah Rosinski
School Board2 yearsKerry Amidon
Lister3 yearsWilliam Hammond
First Constable1 yearJesse Jobin
Second Constable1 yearAndy White
Delinquent Tax Collector1 yearMarylynn Scherlin
Town Moderator1 yearTimothy Arsenault
School Moderator1 yearTimothy Arsenault
Town Agent1 year 
Grand Juror1 year 

Because of a one-year change in Vermont state law, petitions will not be needed, Instead a candidate consent form must be filed by 5 p.m., January 25th. Forms can be mailed or e mailed by calling the town Clerks office at 257-0292 or e mailing clerk@vernonvt.org.

Municipal elections will take place on Tuesday, March 2. The date and format of the Town Meeting is yet to be determined, pending any actions by the Vermont legislature.

Petitions for placing articles on the Town Meeting warrant are still required. Forms may be obtained from the Town Clerk’s office. Petitions for warrant articles require the signatures of 95 registered voters and must be submitted to the Town Clerk’s office by January 14.

Vernon dog licenses for 2021 are now available. All dog owners must register their pets every year according to Vermont law. Proof of a current rabies vaccination is required at the time of licensing. The cost is 9 dollars for spayed and neutered dogs, and `13 dollars for dogs who have not. A surcharge will be added after may first. If you have any questions , please call 257-0292 or e mail clerk@vernonvt.org.

Tim Arsenault CVC Vernon Town Clerk

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