The Brandon Selectboard on Monday night made a formal offer to Seth Hopkins to assume the role of town manager at a salary of $75,000. Mr. Hopkins now officially occupies the position. The selectboard must now replace Mr. Hopkins in two capacities: as a member and, more specifically, as chair.
In a short but fast-paced meeting, the Proctor Selectboard granted the Chittenden Dammer’s VAST club permission to build a new bridge on a section of the Proctor Water Trail.
Several Brandon Zoning and Planning Department issues led a sprawling line of conversation that dominated the proceedings in Monday night’s select board meeting.
The town has already investigated the bioswales and old storm drains nearby and has reviewed water usage records to try to find a leak. They’ve been able to rule out a sewage issue, but are still unable to point to anything specific that might be causing the problem.
The Pittsford selectboard met on June 1 to discuss this year’s round of Route 7 improvements. Construction began on June 6 and will tentatively continue until October 14.
In a quick meeting Monday night, the Proctor selectboard approved spending about $2550 for a digital speed control sign coming into town from the south on Route 3, as well as a list of other discussion items.
The Brandon selectboard met in a special session on Monday to decide the fate of a dog who had recently gotten loose and attacked another dog.
The Proctor selectboard continues to wrestle with an effective strategy to collect delinquent water fees in a town that does not have water meters.
Union Street residents in Brandon are on track to have a new 750-foot section of granite-curbed sidewalk.
A lengthy discussion on how Brandon should be investing in renewable energy and lowering its carbon footprint conflicted with the perceived practical realities of the times at the town’s selectboard meeting Monday night.