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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DVFiber update, August 2021

Below are links to four news items concerning DVFiber. For more news about DVFiber and connecting to the Internet with Vermont’s new communications union districts in the coming weeks and months, go to dvfiber.net, sign up for Connecting to our Future, our quarterly newsletter, and like us (DVFiber) on FaceBook.

In July, DVFiber formed a public/private partnership with Great Works Internet (GWI) to work together to secure high-speed Internet service for every home and business in our 24 town communications union district. To learn more, go to https://dvfiber.net/dvfiber-to-partner-with-great-western-internet-to-secure-broadband-access/.

Governor Scott recently appointed Christine Hallquist to be the executive director of the newly formed Vermont Community Broadband Board. See https: //dvfiber.net/hallquist-to-lead-vermont-community-broadband-board/.

Read VTDigger’s recent article and listen to The Deeper Dig: How to spend a broadband windfall podcast interview with Hallquist.
(https://vtdigger.org/2021/07/20/the-deeper-dig-how-to-spend-a-broadband-windfall/)

Vermont’s new 10-year telecom plan prioritizes communications union districts, private partnerships. (https://vtdigger.org/2021/07/25/new-10-year-telecoms-plan-prioritizes-broadband-districts-private-partnerships/)