Selectboard Agenda for Monday October 23, 2017

MONKTON SELECTBOARD MEETING
MONKTON TOWN HALL
AGENDA
DATE: Monday October 23, 2017

  • CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 PM
  • ATTENDANCE
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • REGULAR BUSINESS:  7:10 – 7:30
    • APPROVE MINUTES
    • REVIEW AND APPROVE CHECK WARRANTS
    • REVIEW AND APPROVE OVERWEIGHT PERMITS, ETC.
    • PUBLIC COMMENT (Guests)  – 15 minutes

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Notice of Public Hearing on UPD Amendments

Town of Monkton Notice
of Public Hearing

On the Proposed Amendments
to the Unified Planning Document

 The Monkton Selectboard will hold a public Hearing at 7:30  PM, October 30, 2017 at the Monkton Fire Station (3747 States Prison Hollow Road), to take public testimony on the proposed Amendments to the Unified Planning Document.  There will be an informational session from 7:00 to 7:30PM on October 30. 2017 at the Fire House prior to the public
hearing.

The Selectboard will discuss and vote on any proposed changes after this Public Hearing. Continue reading

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Notice of Adoption of Animal Control Ordinance

NOTICE OF ORDINANCE ADOPTION AND OF RIGHT TO PETITION

Notice is hereby given by the Town of Monkton Selectboard of the adoption on October 9, 2017 of an ordinance regulating dogs and wolf-hybrids for the Town of Monkton.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: It is the purpose of this ordinance to regulate the keeping of dogs and wolf hybrids and to provide for their leashing, muzzling, restraint, impoundment and destruction and their running at large, so as to protect the public health and safety of the Town and the quiet enjoyment of its residents’ homes and properties.

PRINCIPAL PROVISIONS: The ordinance designates regulations with regards to dogs and wolf-hybrids and establishes provisions and procedures for enforcement of the ordinance.

LIST OF SECTION HEADINGS OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE:

Section 1 – Authority
Section 2 – Purpose
Section 3 – Definitions
Section 4 – Nuisances
Section 5 – Collar and License
Section 6 – Enforcement
Section 7 – Penalties and Costs
Section 8 – Impoundment
Section 9 – Investigation of Vicious Dogs
Section 10 – Potentially Vicious Dogs
Section 11 – Other Laws
Section 12 – Severability
Section 13 – Effective Date

The full text of the proposed ordinance may be examined at the Town Offices during normal Town Office hours. Selectboard Chair Stephen Pilcher may be contacted at 453-3800 if there are questions concerning the ordinance.

NOTICE OF RIGHT TO PETITION: 24 V.S.A. § 1973 provides that not less than five percent (5%) of the qualified voters of the municipality may petition for a vote on the question of disapproving an ordinance if presented to the Board of Selectmen or the Town Clerk within forty-four (44) days (before November 21, 2017) following the date of adoption of the ordinance by the Board of Selectman. Reference is made to 24 V.S.A. § 1973 for more particulars concerning this right to petition. If no petition is filed within this time period, the ordinance will become effective on January 1, 2018.

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Selectboard Agenda for Monday October 9, 2017

MONKTON SELECTBOARD MEETING
MONKTON TOWN HALL
AGENDA
DATE: Monday October 9, 2017

  • CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 PM
  • ATTENDANCE
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • REGULAR BUSINESS:  7:10 – 7:30
    • APPROVE MINUTES
    • REVIEW AND APPROVE CHECK WARRANTS
    • REVIEW AND APPROVE OVERWEIGHT PERMITS, ETC.
    • PUBLIC COMMENT (Guests)  – 15 minutes Continue reading
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Recycling Q&A and Volunteering

Please join us on Wednesday October 11 at 6:30 to learn a little more about recycling in our community. Jac from the Addison County Solid Waste Managment District will be coming to answer your questions. And we are looking for volunteers to help run the Monkton Recycling Center! Please consider helping out a few Saturdays a year; it’s a great community service and it’s a nice way to connect with fellow residents.  Hope to see you at the MCS gym on Wednesday!

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Warning and Notice of Special Meeting: Mt Abe Bond Vote

Ballot

Bond vote flyer

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Columbus Day

The Town office will be CLOSED on Columbus Day

Monday October 9, 2017

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Special Selectboard Meeting Agenda for Monday October 2, 2017

The Selectboard will hold a special meeting to consider a resolution for a municipal planning grant.  Please note the special time and date.

MONKTON SPECIAL SELECTBOARD MEETING
MONKTON TOWN HALL
AGENDA
DATE: Monday October 2, 2017

  • CALL TO ORDER: 5:00 PM
  • ATTENDANCE
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • REGULAR BUSINESS: 
    • PUBLIC COMMENT (Guests)  – 15 minutes
  • NEW BUSINESS:
    • MUNICIPAL RESOLUTION FOR MUNICIPAL PLANNING GRANT – 5 min.
  • OLD BUSINESS:.
    • NONE
  • OTHER BUSINESS:
    • NONE
  • ADJOURNMENT

 

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Celebration of the Conservation of the Cota’s Farm

There is a celebration of the Conservation of the Cota’s farm this coming Wednesday, September 27th, from 5:30-7, at the farm. There is a backup for heavy rain, though we are still settling on a place.

For those who haven’t been, Cota’s farm is the farm next to the post office and volunteer fire department on State’s Prison Hollow Rd.

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Selectboard agenda for Monday September 25, 2017

MONKTON SELECTBOARD MEETING
MONKTON TOWN HALL
AGENDA
DATE: Monday September 25, 2017

  • CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 PM
  • ATTENDANCE
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • REGULAR BUSINESS:  7:10 – 7:30
    • APPROVE MINUTES
    • REVIEW AND APPROVE CHECK WARRANTS
    • REVIEW AND APPROVE OVERWEIGHT PERMITS, ETC.
    • PUBLIC COMMENT (Guests)  – 15 minutes
  • NEW BUSINESS:
    • $130,000 COMMUNITY BANK NOTE FOR 2017 WESTERN STAR DUMP TRUCK – 10 min
    • RIGHT OF WAY APPLICATION – GILMAN ROAD – 5 min.
    • UNIFIED PLANNING DOCUMENT – 10 min
    • ANIMAL CONTROL – SCHEDULE VICIOUS DOG HEARING – 10 min
  • OLD BUSINESS:.
    • ROTAX ROAD DAMAGE / OPERATING UNPERMITTED TRUCKS – 10 min.
    • ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE DRAFT – 20 min
    • FIRE STATION ADDITION STATUS – 10 minute
  • OTHER BUSINESS:
    • DETERMINE TIME/DATE OF NEXT MEETING
  • ADJOURNMENT

 

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