Select Board Meeting
June 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm
At the Town Clerk’s Office
Call to order
Approve minutes of last meeting
Road report - grant in aid
Community Foot Care Clinic at the Bridport Grange.
call 802-388-7259 for more information
THIS CLINIC AND THE AUGUST CLINIC WILL NOT BE HELD AS THERE IS NO HOT WATER AT THE GRANGE DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS.
You MUST call the number above to make an appointment for all future Foot Care Clinics.
The Bridport Seniors are holding their annual gathering in the Masonic/Community Hall on JUNE 2 around noon. The annual Spring plant raffle and silent auction will take place and burger and hot dogs will be served. Cost is $5.00 per person. Raffle tickets will be available. Drawing at 2p.m.
Open to Everyone OVER 60 plus guest.
Notice of the Bridport Board of Cemetery Commissioners that a meeting thereof will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at the Bridport Town Clerk's Office at 82 Crown Point Road in Bridport, Vermont, for the purpose of conducting business concerning the following:
- expenses and maintenance of cemeteries, including but not limited to: tree stump removal, evergreen trees, and repair, replacement and cleaning of gravestones
- policies concerning operation of and business of the Board itself and its cemeteries, without limitation sales prices of lots
- other business concerning the Board and its cemeteries. Its cemeteries include Bridport Central Cemetery and others.
Bridport Select Board Meeting
May 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm
At the Town Clerk’s Office
Call to order
Approve minutes of last meeting
Credit card payments
Sub drain from Masonic Hall
Culvert committee report
Sign LEMP plan
Appoint 911 coordinator
Appoint health officer
Highway access & right of way
Stump removal in park ($750.00)
Vermont Green Up Day!
Join your friends and neighbors in cleaning up after the end of the long cold winter. TRASH BAGS and GLOVES are available at the Town Offices. BRING the bags of trash to the Town Office on Saturday. There will be a truck for the trash collection.
Thanks for your support!
Bridport Zoning Board of Adjustment
Agenda for Meeting to be held on April 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM
At the Bridport Town Offices
Approval of the Meeting Minutes for the meeting held on November 15, 2017
Hearing for Jason Whittemore’s request for a waiver of setback requirements to construct a garage with the dimensions of 32 feet by 36 feet. The property is located at 4545 VT Route 22A, Bridport
Meeting to be held at Town Office
Special Select Board meeting at Bridport Town office 6PM, April 16, 2018
Call to Order
Approve minutes of March 12, 2018 meeting
Sign Dubois and King Contract
Lights in Garage
Masonic appliance report
Mylar Cabinet report
Donald Sheldrick Property
Update and/or implement policies
Culvert, daily communications between employees and select members polices
Cindy Growny wants permission to plant trees on town property near school
Approve Highway and Bridge Standards
Contract and Insurance for painter
Heather Goodale’s Lister position
Accept next write-in person to fill position of Lister: Drexel Wheeler
Sign LEOP paperwork
Rick vacation pay
Generator for DPW
Sign Homeward Bound Contract
Credit Card & on line payments
Pay Joan Huestis for working in Town Clerk’s office while Irene was away, Val was away and work on Mylars
Claire Huestis would like permission to have a peaceful religious demonstration in Bridport
By Vermont Statutes, all dogs must be licensed. Please stop by the Town Clerk's Office to register your animal. You must bring a current rabies vaccine record. Fee is $8.00 for neutered animal, $10.00 for non-neutered. After April 1st, the fees go up.
Select Board meeting
At Town office March 12, 2018 6 PM
Call to order
Welcome new members and swear in new members
Appoint a select chair
Approve minutes of the last meeting February 12, 2018
Appoint Town Clerk and Assistant Town Clerk
Appoint Town Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer
Appoint the following: Zoning Administrator, Tree Warden, Fire Warden, Health Officer, FEMA/ Civil Defense, Board of Adjustment, Solid Waste District Rep., Solid Waste District Alt. Rep., Addison County Regional Planning, Addison County Regional Planning Alt., Animal Control Officer, Town Service Officer & 911 Coordinator
Lights at Town Garage
Refrigerator and electric stove
Old shelving unit
GMP Electric poles Middle Road, Basin Harbor Road
Polls are open from 7am - 7pm
Town meeting begins at 10:30am in the Bridport Masonic/ Community Hall. Lunch to follow.
TOWN OF BRIDPORT
The Legal Voters of the Town of Bridport are hereby warned and notified to meet at the Bridport Community/Masonic Hall on Tuesday March 6, 2018 to transact the following business. The polls for voting by Australian balloting will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The business meeting will be open at 10:30 AM.
Article 1. To elect the following officers by Australian Ballot:
1. Town Moderator for a term of one year.
2. Selectman for a term of three years.
3. Selectman for a term of two years.
4. Auditor for a term of two years.
5. Auditor for a term of three years.
6. Lister for a term of one year.
7. Lister for a term of two years.
8. Lister for a term of three years.
. 8A. Water Commissioner to the Board of Water Commissioners of the Tri-Town Water District #1 for a term of three years.
9. First Constable for a term of one year.
10. Second Constable for a term of one year.
11. Tax Collector for a term of one year.
12. Town Agent for a term of one year.
13. Grand Juror for a term of one year.
14. Cemetery Commissioner for a term of five years.
Article 2. To hear reports of the Town Officers and take action there on.
Article 3. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $12,500.00 for the Bridport Fire Department?
Article 4. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $8,000.00 for the Town Line First Response?
Article 5. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,900.00 for Addison Central Teens?
Article 6. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $608.00 for Addison County Economic Development Corporation?
Article 7. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $2,500.00 for Addison County Home Health & Hospice?
Article 8. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $500.00 for Addison County Humane Society?
Article 9. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,600.00 for Parent/Child Center?
Article 10. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $350.00 for Addison County Readers?
Article 11. Will the legal voters appropriate the sum of $400.00 for Addison County Restorative Justice Services?
Article 12. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $760.00 for Addison County Transit Resources?
Article 13. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,500.00 for Age Well?
Article 14. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $500.00 for American Red Cross?
Article 15. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,000.00 for Charter House Coalition?
Article 16. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,750.00 for Counseling Service of Addison County?
Article 17. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $700.00 for Elderly Services/Project Independence?
Article 18. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,250.00 for HOPE?
Article 19. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $600.00 for Hospice Volunteer Services?
Article 20. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $700.00 for John W. Graham Emergency Shelter & Service, Inc.?
Article 21. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $3,045.00 for Middlebury Regional EMS?
Article 22. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $850.00 for Open Door Clinic?
Article 23. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,300.00 for Platt Memorial Library?
Article 24. Will the legal Voters appropriate the sum of $320.00 for Retired and Senior Volunteer Program?
Article 25. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $500.00 for The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired?
Article 26. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $190.00 for Vermont Center for Independent Living?
Article 27. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $500.00 for Vermont Adult Learning?
Article 28. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $200.00 for Vermont Cares?
Article 29. Will the Legal Voters appropriate the sum of $1,250.00 for WomenSafe?
Article 30. Will the Legal Voters authorize the Select Board to spend up to $340,000.00 for the purpose of replacing the Crown Point Bridge (Sunderland Bridge) contingent on receiving a State grant and using accumulated reserves to complete the project? (@ $175,000.00 from State and @ $165,000.00 from Town).
Article 31. Will the Legal Voters authorize the Select Board to spend up to $85,812.00 for the purpose of replacing the Basin Harbor Road culvert at the West Branch of the Dead Creek using accumulated reserves to complete the project ($85,812.00 being the Town’s portion of the awarded Storm Mitigation Grant- Total project cost $429,160.00)?
Article 32. Will the Legal Voters authorize the Select Board to spend up to $23,500 for the purpose of painting the Salt Shed ,Hearse House, and Masonic/Community Hall (with repairs), replacing the lights at the Town Garage through the Efficiency Vermont Program and for purchasing a new stove and refrigerator for the Masonic/Community Hall using accumulated reserves for all projects?
Article 33. Shall the Town have its taxes paid to its Treasurer on or before November 10, 2018?
Article 34. To see if the Town will approve the sums of $958,736.00 and $280,558.00 for the proposed expenses of the Department of Public Works (DPW) and general funds, respectively, for a total of $1,239,294.00. Estimated amount to be raised by taxes is $1,081,259.00.
Article 35. To transact any other non-binding business thought proper at this time.
Joan Huestis -Chair Tim Howlett Earl Audet
Leonard Barrett Matt Lawton
NOTICE of AVAILABILITY of 2017 Bridport Annual Town Report
At the March 3, 2015 Bridport Annual Town Meeting, the voters authorized the Select Board to give at least thirty days advance notice before the date of the Annual Town Meeting of the availability of the Town of Bridport Annual Town Report.
The 2017 Annual Town Report will be available for review and/or download on the Town of Bridport website (www.bridportvt.org) on or before February 23, 2018. In addition, printed copies of the Town Report will be made available at the Town Clerk’s Office on or before February 23, 2018. Any Town voter or resident may request to receive a printed copy of the Town Report by requesting it at the Bridport Town Clerk’s Office. Residents may: call 758-2483, email email@example.com, mail a request to P.O. Box 27 Bridport VT 05734 or stop by the office to request a copy of the Town Report.
Please make your request as soon as possible in order to better be able to know how many copies of the Town Report the Town needs to print.