The contract is the first multi-year contract ratified by the Board and the Association for many years.
It’s hard to overstate the impact Sen. Patrick Leahy has had on Vermont, and the nation, during his 48-year tenure at the U.S. Senate.
In its Dec. 12 meeting, Fire Chief Michael Skaza and Assistant Fire Chief Tom Lacz were there to present a budget that was 5.8% higher than the previous year’s spending.
In a surprise reversal, the Proctor selectboard approved a motion at its Monday, Dec. 12 meeting to halt continued planning on the Beaver Pond Path and directed Town Manager Michael Ramsey to seek forgiveness on about $93,000 the town has spent on the project since it was first conceived in 2018.
n a record-setting meeting (at least in recent memory), the Brandon selectboard opened its biweekly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday and adjourned 16 minutes later.
Specifically, the board is eyeing a spending increase of $1,149,539, from a FY23 budget of $10,773,367 to a proposed FY24 budget of $11,882,906.
A lengthy discussion on how to move forward on a half-mile multi-use path from downtown Proctor to Beaver Pond dominated Monday’s selectboard meeting.
In another short 35-minute meeting, the Brandon Selectboard dispatched of a light agenda, hearing from former state Rep. Butch Shaw, R-Pittsford-Proctor, holding a final hearing on a library study grant, and reviewing how to spend some of the town’s ARPA funding.
The holidays are rolling in and Brandon businesses are ready and eager to have local residents and visitors spend some time shopping, eating, drinking and making merry this holiday season, says Bernie Carr, president of the Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Brandon selectboard breezed through a short meeting Monday night, Nov. 14, in about 35 minutes with no controversy or much discussion from the handful of community members attending.