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The Town of East Montpelier is seeking applications for its road foreman position, the leader of the highway department. After many years of exemplary service, East Montpelier Road Foreman Mike Garand is aiming to retire, at least from full-time duty, before the end of 2017. The town would like to hire a prospective foreman as soon as possible to allow a probationary period to work/train under Mr. Garand.

EM Road Foreman Position Notice
EM Road Foreman Job Description
EM Personnel Policy
EM CDL Drug & Alcohol Policy

For consideration, submit a cover letter, resume detailing work history, and three references to:

Town of East Montpelier
Attn: Bruce Johnson
PO Box 157
East Montpelier, VT 05651

East Montpelier is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold three more meetings during May 2017, all at different locations. Details on the meetings below. The Selectboard is also seeking to fill a vacancy on the Board of Auditors:

Notice of Auditor Vacancy

 

May 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Selectboard meeting at the town office building. The meeting is mainly about road issues.

May 8, 2017 SB Agenda
May 8, 2017 SB Annotated Agenda

 

May 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Selectboard meeting at the Emergency Services Facility (the new fire station; 54 Village Acres). This is a regular meeting with a special component: the meeting will open with a “Fair & Impartial Policing” presentation by the VT State Police, followed by a general discussion.

May 15, 2017 SB Agenda
May 15, 2017 SB Annotated Agenda

Documents of Interest:

2017 Guidance to VT Cities and Towns on Immigration Enforcement
Draft EM Personnel Policy April 3, 2017

 

May 22, 2017, 6:00 p.m. Selectboard meeting at the Calais Town Hall (Gospel Hollow; 1662 Kent Hill Road, Calais). The Selectboard will hold a special joint meeting with the Calais Selectboard to discuss the East Montpelier Fire Department’s capital plan and possible purchase of a new fire engine. The discussion will be part of the regular Calais Selectboard meeting. The second half of the meeting will be back at the EM Municipal Office Building. At 8:00 p.m. the board will conduct a vicious dog hearing.

May 22, 2017 SB Agenda
May 22, 2017 SB Annotated Agenda
May-Sept 2017 Selectboard Meeting Schedule

Documents of Interest:

2017 Town Clerk Selection Committee Announcement
FY2018 VTrans Better Roads Grant Agreement for Roads Inventory
FY2018 VTrans Paving Grant Agreement for Muddy Brook Road
17-019 VT Compost Company Access Plan

Vicious Dog Hearing Documents:

May 17, 2017 Vicious Dog Complaint
May 22, 2017 Vicious Dog Hearing Notice
September 28, 2016 Dog Bite EM Health Officer Report

You can see the East Montpelier dog control ordinance and other documents here: Animal Control Documents

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On May 5, 2017 the Town of East Montpelier issued an invitation to bid for the planned East Montpelier Park ‘n Ride project, CMG Park(37). Submissions must be received by 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Documents:

EM Park ‘n Ride CMG Park(37) Construction Bid Addendum #1
EM Park ‘n Ride CMG Park(37) Construction Bid Documents
EM Park ‘n Ride CMG Park(37) Contract Plans

 

Schedule:

Bid advertisement: Friday, May 5, 2017
Bid questions deadline: Monday, May 22, 2017
Bid Addendum: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Bid deadline & opening: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (2:00 PM)

 

Questions should be directed to:

Gary Santy, PE
Stantec Project Manager
55 Green Mountain Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403-7824
(802) 864-0223 x 107
gary.santy@stantec.com

 

For more information, please contact:

C. Bruce Johnson
East Montpelier Town Administrator
40 Kelton Road
PO Box 157
East Montpelier, VT 05651
(802) 223-3313 x 204
eastmontadmin@comcast.net