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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March 2 town election warning

 

Applications for early ballots in Vernon’s March 2 election are now being accepted. Please e-mail clerk@vernonvt.org, use https://mvp.vermont.gov, or call the office between 7 and 5 Monday through Thursday. Voting, with masks and social distancing, will take place downstairs at Vernon Town Hall from 7 AM until 7 PM on Tuesday March 2. The rest of town meeting has been postponed until the week of May 10, due to the ongoing Covid pandemic. A time and place will be announced at least 30 days in advance of the meeting. If you have not registered to vote, or just want to check if you are registered, please contact the Town Clerk’s office.

The following is the Warning for the election, including the names of candidates for office:

WARNING FOR 2021 TOWN AND TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION AND MEETING

The legal voters of the Vernon Town and Vernon Town School District are hereby notified and warned of the Town Meeting to be held March 2, 2021.

Voting on Town Meeting Article 1 and School District Articles 2 and 3 will be by Australian Ballot at the Town Office Building (downstairs) on Tuesday, March 02, 2021. Polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

The annual meeting is planned to recess until it is safe to meet in person and in compliance with COVID-19 restrictions. The Selectboard has agreed to conduct the remainder of the meeting the week of May 10, 2021 at a date and location in the Town to be determined. A formal warning with the location, date and time will be posted between 30 and 40 days before the meeting.

ARTICLE 1: To elect the following Town Officers by AUSTRALIAN BALLOT:

Selectboard – 2 yr Term………………. … Katherine Baldwin

………………………………………………  Ken Bloom

……………………………………………… Jeffrey Dunklee

Selectboard – 3 yr Term…………………   Michael Root

Lister – 3 yr Term……………………………William Hammond

Town Moderator – 1 yr Term……………….Timothy Arsenault

Delinquent Tax Collector – 1 yr Term………Marylynn Scherlin 

1st Constable 1 yr Term………………..…..Jesse Jobin

2nd Constable 1 yr Term…….……………..Jonathan Bratton

ARTICLE 2: To elect all Town School District Officers by law to be elected at the Annual Town School District Meeting by AUSTRALIAN BALLOT:

School Board – 2 yr Term…………………. Kerry Amidon

School Board – 3 yr Term……\..………….. Hannah Rosinski

Town School District Moderator…………….Timothy Arsenault

ARTICLE 3: Shall the voters of the Vernon Town School District authorize the School Board to expend $6,315,848, which is the amount the Vernon Town School Board has determined to be necessary for the ensuing fiscal year? It is estimated that this proposed budget, if approved, will result in education spending of $17,638 per equalized pupil. This projected spending per equalized pupil is 2.7% higher than spending for the current year.

 

The Town Report for fiscal year 2020 is available for download: click here.

Printed reports are available at the Town Office. Call or email the office to arrange to pick up a copy.