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: 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 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.  


Selectboard organizational meeting, March 2, 2021

The Vernon Selectboard held its organizational meeting via Zoom at 8 p.m. following the town election on March 2, 2021. The following actions were taken. (This report does not constitute the minutes of the meeting.)

Reorganization of Board:

  • Selectboard Chair: Chris Parker
  • Selectboard Vice-Chair: Sandra Harris
  • Selectboard Clerk: Jean Carr

Internal Business (Statutory Requirements)

  • Set Selectboard Regular Meeting Dates — First and third Tuesdays of each month, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Adopt Selectboard Rules of Procedure — Tabled until next meeting
  • Appoint Recording Secretary — Wendy Harrison
  • Adopt Procedures for Town Boards, Committees and Commissions — Document circulated
  • Establish Schedule for Department Reports at Selectboard Meetings — Quarterly Reports
  • Newspaper of Record and other Media — Brattleboro Reformer, Commons, WTSA, WKVT, BCTV

             Appointments: (if appointees agree to serve)

  • Fence Viewers — Munson Hicks, Andrew Gantt, Rory Underwood
  • Pound Keeper — Windham County Humane Society
  • Inspectors of Lumber, shingles and wood — Munson Hicks and George Pond
  • Weighers of Coal — Christiane Howe and Deb Berryere
  • Tree Warden — David Walker