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March 22, 2018 PC Public Hearing

The East Montpelier Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on the draft 2018 East Montpelier Town Plan on Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at the town office building. The PC will present the draft plan and take questions/comments from the public.

Hearing Notice & Planning Commission Report on 2018 Town Plan
Draft 2018 EM Town Plan

Referenced Documents:

2013 EM Town Plan
2017 EM Village Master Plan
2013 EM Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

For more information on the draft plan, or to make comments on the document, contact Jean Vissering, PC Chair (802-223-3262), or Julie Potter, PC Vice-chair (802-262-6119). Public comment on the Draft 2018 Town Plan will be taken until April 5, 2018. Written comment can be sent to: Planning Commission, PO Box 157, East Montpelier, VT 05651; or by email to: eastmontadmin@comcast.net. The Draft 2018 Town Plan is available for review at the town office building at 40 Kelton Road.

 

February 19, 2018 Selectboard Meeting

The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a regular meeting on Monday, February 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building. The first part of this meeting is a joint session with the Calais Selectboard to discuss methods to work with the East Montpelier Fire Department on the development of financial accounting and capital plan presentations that better meet the needs of the communities. Right after the joint session our state representative, Kimberly Jessup, will hold a conversation with board members (and the public, of course!) on current legislative activities.

February 19, 2018 SB Agenda
February 19, 2018 SB Annotated Agenda

Documents of Interest:

Draft Joint Board Letter to EMFD
CIC Letter Concerning EMFD to Selectboards
Conceptual Version of EMFD Capital Plan
2019 CAI Tax Map Services Agreement
Draft 2018 Town Plan (March Hearing Version)

2018 Town Meeting is right around the corner. The school reports, town & school warnings, information on voter registration, and more is available here:

2018 Town Meeting

Projected FY2019 Tax Rates
2018 Town Meeting Potluck
2018 EM Town Meeting Warning
FY2019 EM Selectboard Budget Final
FY2019 Capital Plan Adopted by Selectboard

 

2018 Town Meeting Information

This post will be updated on a regular basis through 2018 Town Meeting

The warnings & petitions are in and the ballots are set for 2018 Town Meeting.

2018 Town Meeting Checklist (as of February 2, 2018)
2018 Town Meeting Notice To Voters
2018 EM Town Meeting Warning
2018 EMES Warning
2018 U-32 Warning

Other items of interest:

Projected FY2019 Tax Rates
FY2019 EM Selectboard Budget Final
FY2019 Capital Plan Adopted by Selectboard

We have candidates, but no competition, for every major office up for election.

More information on 2018 Town Meeting is on the town’s website at: 2018 Town Meeting
We’ll continue to post materials as they become available.

Volunteers are always welcome to help with Town Meeting Day’s potluck lunch. Please contact Coordinator Sue Racanelli (225-6032 or racanellis@gmx.com) for more information.

If you have any questions about any election issues, such as absentee ballots, 2018 Town Meeting voting, or voter registration, please contact Town Clerk Rosie Laquerre at the town office (eastmonttct@comcast.net; 223-3313 x 201).

The VT Secretary of State also offers voter services: “My Voter Page” to, among other things, request an absentee ballot or simply check on your registration; “Vermont Online Voter Registration” to register to vote online.

 

 

 

 

 

Draft 2018 Town Plan Public Forum

The East Montpelier Planning Commission will hold a public forum before its regular meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the Emergency Services Facility (the new fire station; 54 Village Acres). The forum starts at 7:00 p.m., with the PC meeting following at around 8:00 p.m. This will be an informal public forum to discuss the Draft 2018 Town Plan; the mandated formal public hearing will occur sometime in March. All comments and questions are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. We will present a brief summary of significant changes, and then open the meeting up to your questions and comments. Copies of the Plan will be available at the meeting. Feel free to submit comments via phone or email as well to jeanviss@attglobal.net &/or 223-3262.

February 1, 2018 PC Agenda

Draft 2018 Town Plan (February 1, 2018 Public Forum)

 

RFQ for Consultant Services

The Town of East Montpelier is seeking a consultant to assist the EM Planning Commission update the East Montpelier Land Use & Development Regulations. The town received a Municipal Planning Grant from the VT Agency of Commerce & Community Development for this project.

RFQ for 2018 MPG Consultant Services

Statements of Qualifications are due by 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

For more information, please contact:

C. Bruce Johnson
East Montpelier Town & Zoning Administrator
(802) 223-3313×204
eastmontadmin@comcast.net

 

January 29, 2018 Selectboard Meeting

The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a special meeting on January 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building. The main purpose of the meeting is to finalize documents for 2018 Town Meeting.

January 29, 2018 SB Agenda
January 29, 2018 SB Annotated Agenda

Documents of Interest:

FY2019 Draft EM Selectboard Budget
Draft 2018 Town Meeting Warning

2018 Town Meeting is right around the corner. Information on town meeting, voter registration, the petition process, and more is available here:

2018 Town Meeting

 

February 5, 2018 Selectboard Meeting

The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a regular meeting on February 5, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building.

February 5, 2018 SB Agenda
February 5, 2018 SB Annotated Agenda

Documents of Interest:

Draft Updated Recreation Board Policies & Procedures
2010 Recreation Board Manual of Policies & Procedures
2018 EM Highway Mileage Certificate
2018 Draft Traffic Ordinance
Towne Hill Road Intersection Study Final Report
CIC Letter to Selectboards

2018 Town Meeting is right around the corner. Information on town meeting, voter registration, the petition process, and more is available here:

2018 Town Meeting

2018 EM Town Meeting Warning
FY2019 EM Selectboard Budget Final
FY2019 Capital Plan Adopted by Selectboard

The Selectboard is continuing its work on the update of the town’s hazard mitigation plan. This plan is designed to guide the town’s efforts to improve our disaster resiliency, mostly focused on our roads infrastructure and floodplain management. The plan is a FEMA expectation and required if the town wants to participate in federal hazard mitigation grant opportunities. Public input through direct participation in the plan development or by giving feedback on the various draft plan iterations is vital.

Smith Annotated EM Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
EM Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
FEMA Review Tool for EM Hazard Mitigation Plan
FEMA Plan Review Tool – Decoded
FEMA Local Mitigation Plan Review Guide

 

January 22, 2018 Selectboard Meeting

The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a “special” regular meeting on January 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building. This is a make-up meeting for the canceled January 15, 2018 regular meeting. This meeting was canceled due to inclement weather.

East Montpelier Selectboard December 2017 – January 2018 Meeting Schedule Notice
January 22, 2018 SB Agenda
January 22, 2018 SB Annotated Agenda

Documents of Interest:

Draft Updated Recreation Board Policies & Procedures
2010 Recreation Board Manual of Policies & Procedures
2018 Draft Traffic Ordinance
FY2019 Draft EM Selectboard Budget
Draft 2018 Town Meeting Warning

2018 Town Meeting is right around the corner. Information on town meeting, voter registration, the petition process, and more is available here:

2018 Town Meeting

The Selectboard is continuing its work on the update of the town’s hazard mitigation plan. This plan is designed to guide the town’s efforts to improve our disaster resiliency, mostly focused on our roads infrastructure and floodplain management. The plan is a FEMA expectation and required if the town wants to participate in federal hazard mitigation grant opportunities. Public input through direct participation in the plan development or by giving feedback on the various draft plan iterations is vital.

Smith Annotated EM Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
EM Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
FEMA Review Tool for EM Hazard Mitigation Plan
FEMA Plan Review Tool – Decoded
FEMA Local Mitigation Plan Review Guide

 

January 8, 2018 Selectboard Meeting

The East Montpelier Selectboard will hold a “special” regular meeting on January 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at the town office building. This is a make-up meeting for the canceled January 1, 2018 regular meeting.

East Montpelier Selectboard December 2017 – January 2018 Meeting Schedule Notice
January 8, 2018 SB Agenda
January 8, 2018 SB Annotated Agenda

Documents of Interest:

Efficiency VT PACE Program Update Letter
Notice of January 26, 2018 Tax Sale
FY2019 Draft EM Selectboard Budget
Draft 2018 Town Meeting Warning

2018 Town Meeting is right around the corner. Information on town meeting, voter registration, the petition process, and more is available here:

2018 Town Meeting

The Selectboard is continuing its work on the update of the town’s hazard mitigation plan. This plan is designed to guide the town’s efforts to improve our disaster resiliency, mostly focused on our roads infrastructure and floodplain management. The plan is a FEMA expectation and required if the town wants to participate in federal hazard mitigation grant opportunities. Public input through direct participation in the plan development or by giving feedback on the various draft plan iterations is vital.

Smith Annotated EM Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
EM Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
FEMA Review Tool for EM Hazard Mitigation Plan
FEMA Plan Review Tool – Decoded
FEMA Local Mitigation Plan Review Guide