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    Waitsfield Water Project -
      • Bond Vote --- As Proposed June 10, 2008
    Waitsfield Elections
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    TOWN OF WAITSFIELD

    BOND ELECTION WARNING
    FOR SPECIAL MEETING
    June 10, 2008

    WARNING

    RESULTS:  YES - 206 (48.4%)   NO - 219 (51.4%)   BLANK - 1 (0.002%)   TOTAL - 426

    The legal voters of the Town of Waitsfield, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Waitsfield Elementary School in the Town of Waitsfield on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 between the hours of seven o'clock in the forenoon (7:00 a.m.), at which time the polls will open, and seven o'clock in the afternoon (7:00 p.m.), at which time the polls will close, to vote by Australian ballot upon the following Article of business:

    ARTICLE I

    Shall general obligation bonds of the Town of Waitsfield in an amount not to exceed seven million five hundred ninety thousand dollars ($7,590,000), subject to direct reduction from available state and federal grants-in-aid (projected to be three million six hundred sixty thousand dollars ($3,660,000)) or other funding sources, be issued for the purpose of making certain public drinking water system and fire protection improvements? The project includes the construction of integrated water source, storage, treatment, transmission, and distribution components, and the total cost of such improvements is estimated to be seven million five hundred ninety thousand dollars ($7,590,000).

    The legal voters of the Town of Waitsfield are further notified that voter qualification, registration and absentee voting relative to said special meeting shall be as provided in Chapters 43, 51 and 55 of Title 17, Vermont Statutes Annotated.

    The legal voters of the Town of Waitsfield are further notified that an informational meeting will be held on Monday, June 9, 2008 at seven o'clock in the afternoon (7:00 P.M.) at the Waitsfield Elementary School in the Town of Waitsfield, for the purpose of explaining the proposed improvements and the financing thereof.

    Adopted and approved at a regular meeting of the Selectboard of the Town of Waitsfield duly called, noticed, and held on April 28, 2008.  Received for record and recorded in the records of the Town of Waitsfield on April 29, 2008

    Waitsfield Selectboard:
         Charles Hosford, Chairman
         J. LeRoy Hadden, D.V.M.
         Paul Hartshorn
         William Parker
         Kate Williams

    RESULTS:  YES - 206 (48.4%)   NO - 219 (51.4%)   BLANK - 1 (0.002%)   TOTAL - 426

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    Town Documents
  • Waitsfield Town Plan, 2005
  • Water Project Background, May 2008 (1 pg, 32 KB)
     
  • Water Project Fact Sheet, May 2008 (1 pgs, 39 KB)
     
  • Water Project Frequently Asked Questions, May 2008 (2 pgs (legal), 48 KB)
         
    Publications
  • VLCT 2006 Municipal Water & Sewer Rate Information (24 pgs, 280 KB)
    Contacts
    Valerie J. Capels, Town Administrator
    Waitsfield Town Office
    9 Bridge Street
    Waitsfield, VT 05673
    Phone: (802) 496-2218
    Fax: (802) 496-9284
    E-mail: town admin e-mail address

      John Kiernan, Project Engineer
    Phelps Engineering, Inc.
    79 Court Street
    P.O. Box 367 Middlebury, VT 05753
    Phone: (802) 388-7829
    Web: www.phelpseng.com

    Updated September 21, 2008
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