The Windham Regional Commission (WRC) will hold two public hearings on the proposed Windham Regional Energy Plan as an amendment to the Windham Regional Plan at 6:30pm on Monday April 9 at the Townshend Town Hall and Thursday April 12, 2018 at The Westminster Institute.
On Wednesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 1, from 9:00am -2:30pm, the Department of Public Works will have crews working on Western Avenue to repair potholes. On Wednesday the crews will be working on the east bound lane between Academy School and the I91 overpass. On Thursday, the crews will work on the west bound lane between the I91 overpass and Academy School. There will be several crews and large equipment in the roadway and police officers will be in the area for traffic control. The public should expect delays and avoid the area during those dates and times if possible.
The New Hampshire and Vermont Departments of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Hinsdale (New Hampshire) Town Hall regarding acquisition of property that is planned for construction of the new bridge connecting Brattleboro and Hinsdale. Attached is the Notice of Hearing which must be posted in at least 5 conspicuous places. Please post it in the usual places – Town Clerk, Library, Recreation & Parks, Fire Department, and Public Works, as well as the home page of the Town’s website under “News.” Thank you.
The Windham Regional Commission looks for public comments as they develop the Regional Energy Plan with four public meetings in December and January. The meetings will be an opportunity for the public to come and learn about why the Regional Planning Commission is creating a Regional Energy Plan, what information is included in those plans, and what that means for towns. The attendees will be invited to express comments on the draft plan and, more broadly, on energy planning in our region.
Starting Thursday, November 2nd, Mitchell Sand and Gravel (a contractor for the Town) will be starting the Town of Brattleboro’s annual Capital Paving Project. The contractor will begin milling small joints at intersections and Project limits. Weather dependent, it is anticipated that paving on Washington Street and Frost Place will be on Friday, November 3rd. Subsequently following will be Willow Street, Williams Street, Terrace Street, Tyler Street, Bradley Avenue, and Black Mountain Road. The contractor may work Saturday if weather allows. On street parking will be impacted and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
The Town of Brattleboro, Department of Public Works has contracted Bellco Excavation to reconstruct a failed retaining wall near the intersection of Forest and Upper Forest Streets, directly behind #61 Upper Forest Street. Be advised: Upper Forest Street in this vicinity will be closed for approximately one workweek starting Tuesday, October 31st, 2017, between the hours of 6:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. daily.
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The Town of Brattleboro, Department of Public Works is working with Watershed Consulting Associates from Burlington, VT to complete a study in the local watershed. The study is designed to find and eliminate potential sources of water pollution linked to non-stormwater discharges into stormwater systems, such as those from sanitary sewers or leaking septic systems. The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will use grant funds from the Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) to fund this study.
The State of Vermont would like to lease space at the Municipal Center for a period of ten years with options two five-year extension options. This is presented in a Letter of Intent dated October 5, 2017, to be discussed at Tuesday’s Selectboard meeting.
The Town of Brattleboro will host a community workshop to discuss parking in downtown Brattleboro. The workshop will feature interactive roundtable stations for the public to express their opinions on the various parking-related solutions.
The Town wide paving project scheduled to start today (October 10th) will be delayed until further notice. We will follow up when we have a new start date and appreciate the community’s patience.
Starting Tuesday, October 10th, Mitchell Sand and Gravel (a contractor for the Town) will be starting the Town of Brattleboro’s annual Capital Paving Project. We will begin milling small joints at intersections and Project limits. Weather dependent, we anticipate paving on Washington Street, Frost Street, Willow Street, Williams Street, Terrace Street, Tyler Street, Bradley Avenue, and Black Mountain Road from Wednesday, October 11th through Friday, October 13th. Please anticipate traffic disruptions during these operations.
The public can expect the east side of the Harmony Parking Lot to reopen to vehicular traffic, with the exception of the alley to Elliot Street, and the west side to remain open to vehicular traffic on Friday, September 15, 2017. The Harmony Parking Lot is expected to be open for vehicular traffic during the weekend on Saturday, September 16, 2017 and September 17, 2017.
A significant project to improve the Gibson Aiken and Harris Parking Lots is about to get underway. The scope of the project includes replacing all pavement, new sidewalks and curbing, improved drainage, and fresh paint. The public should expect these lots to be closed for public parking throughout the majority of the estimated four week project.
Utilities Division crews will start Fall Flushing of the Town water mains on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. and continue through Saturday, October 7, 2017.
Terrace Street will be closed beginning Tuesday, September 12, 2017 and continuing intermittently for approximately three weeks, from 7:00am to 5:00pm to prepare for paving. The Department of Public Works is upgrading the drainage and also making sidewalk repairs in this area. Vehicular access to residences and businesses will be maintained throughout the project.
The public can expect the east side of the Harmony Parking Lot to remain closed to vehicular traffic and the west side to remain open to vehicular traffic through, Thursday, September 14, 2017.
The public can expect the east side of the Harmony Parking Lot to remain closed to vehicular traffic and the west side to remain open to vehicular traffic, on Monday, September 11, 2017 and Tuesday, September 12, 2017.