Brattleboro Selectboard Agenda and Notes – August 21, 2018

A new Brattleboro ordinance for Uber and Lyft types of vehicles for hire will get a First Reading at the next meeting of the Selectboard. There are also changes to parking in front of the Boys and Girls Club to be discussed.

The board will hear about changes to Brattleboro’s bus routes, the Fire Department will recieve an award, multiple dump trucks will be purchased, a bridge will be scheduled for repair, and odors shall be tested. You can also bring up other items or smells not already on the agenda during Public Participation.


Brattleboro Street Paving Begins August 21

Mitchell Sand & Gravel, LLC will be paving several streets in Brattleboro. The paving is tentatively scheduled to begin on Tuesday, August 21. These paving projects are expected to take approximately a week to complete. The streets that will be affected are Jenny Ln, Glen ST, lower Green Meadow, part of Hinesburg Rd and part of Maple ST.


Brattleboro Selectboard Agenda and Notes – August 7, 2018

The Brattleboro Selectboard will be altering the parking system at their next regular meeting at the Municipal Center. Rates are going to go up to help cover the costs of credit card service fees. Parking changes comes after a parking survey that gave them feedback on parking-related issues, and special requests by the downtown organization.

The board will also consider licensing of transportation network companies, requiring app-based ride services to comply with modified local taxi regulations.

Brattleboro will also buy a bunch of trucks, protect us all from the evils of liquor, buy heating oil, and replace Rod Francis on various boards and commissions.

You can bring up other items not on the agenda during public participation.


Exit One Industrial Park Water Main Update

Utilities crews are still working on repairing the water main break on John Seitz Dr (Exit One Industrial Park.) During this work, it is necessary to shut off water service to Old Guilford Rd and the I91 Guilford Welcome Center. Utilities crews are on the scene working to fix the issue and restore water service to the affected area as soon as possible. It is estimated that the water service should be back in service within 2-3 hours. We apologize again for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we work to fix the problem.


Brattleboro Water Main Break at Exit One Industrial Park

Due to a water main break on John Seitz Dr (Exit One Industrial Park) there is currently no water service to Old Guilford Rd and the I91 Guilford Welcome Center. Utilities crews are on the scene working to fix the issue and restore water service to the affected area as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we work to fix the problem.


Horton Place and Homestead Place Closing for Tree Removal

Horton Place and Homestead Place will be closed to through traffic beginning on Tuesday, June 26, the roadway will continue to be closed overnight and through the day on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. During this time, D&E Tree Company will be removing trees from the area. Residential traffic will be the only traffic allowed in the area. Residents of Horton Pl will enter and exit via Horton Pl. Residents of Homestead Pl will enter and exit via Homestead Pl.


Grove Street Hydrant Installation

Beginning on Wednesday June 13, the Grove ST entrance to the Municipal Center and Vermont State Building will be closed while Utilities crews install a new hydrant in the area. During the closure, there will be signs indicating that traffic can enter the lot from the Linden ST/Main ST end. The project is anticipated to be completed by Friday June 15, including the repaving of ditches.


Elm Street Closing For Road Work

Elm ST near #15-17 will be closed on Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12 from 6:30 am – approximately 5:00 pm both days while Utilities crews work in the area.

Motorists should plan to use alternate routes during the construction period. Signage will be in place to remind motorists of the road closure.


Cedar Street Lane Shift Helps Walkers, Bikers

The lower end of Cedar Street in Brattleboro will be getting new line striping. The Department of Public Works isn’t just painting over the old lines, though. They’ve marked it out so the driving lanes will shift slightly to allow for wider edges.

The wider area is at the lower end of Cedar Street, and mostly creates a better walking and biking space on the ski jump side of the road.


Clark Street Closing for Sewer Repairs

Clark ST will be closed on Friday, May 18, 2018, beginning at 7:00 a.m. The road will be closed in the area of 81 Clark ST while Utilities crews repair a sewer line. Local residents can access residences at the northern end of Clark ST via Lawrence ST.

Motorists should plan to use alternate routes during the construction period. Signage will be in place to remind motorists of the road closure.


Hamilton Road Closing For Excavation

Hamilton Road will be closed on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This closure will be weather permitting. The road will be closed between house # 146 Hamilton Rd and #311 Hamilton Rd to replace culverts. No through traffic will be allowed as the Highway Division will be excavating across the street to install the culverts.