West Rutland is looking to put a fresh face on its recreation facility. The recreation area is a 100+ acre facility. The new access off Boardman Hill is constructed and we now have a safe and convenient access for all of our visitors. We want the public to help us determine how the future of the town’s recreation facilities evolve over the next decade. Please click on the link and answer the short survey below to give us direction on what you would like to see ‘At the Rec’.
Join your friends at Neighborworks, 110 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT on Wednesday, July 19 at 6 pm for a presentation from Heat Squad and SunCommon about home weatherization and solar power. For more details see the link below.
2012 Vermont Statutes
Title 20 Internal Security and Public Safety Chapter 177 EXPLOSIVES AND FIREWORKS § 3132 Prohibitions; permits
Universal Citation: 20 V.S.A. § 3132.
§ 3132. Prohibitions; permits
(a) Except as provided in this section, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, co-partnership, or corporation to do any of the following:
(1) Offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail or wholesale, or possess fireworks unless the person has been issued a permit by both the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the municipality in which the person offers for sale and stores the fireworks.
(2) Use, possess, or explode any fireworks unless the person has been issued a permit to display fireworks pursuant to subsection (c) of this section.
(3) Transport fireworks except in interstate commerce.
(4) Offer for sale or sell hand-held sparklers as described in subdivision
3131(1) of this title to a minor.
(5) Offer for sale or sell sparklers that are not in compliance with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission regulations.
(b) The state fire marshal shall have power to adopt reasonable rules and regulations for granting permits for supervised public displays of fireworks by municipalities, fair associations, amusement parks, and other organizations or groups of individuals.
(c) Any display for which a permit is issued shall be handled by a competent operator to be approved by the chiefs of police and fire departments of the municipality in which the display is to be held and shall be of a character, and so located, discharged or fired as, in the opinion of the chief of the fire department, or in a municipality with no fire department, the selectboard, after proper inspection, shall not be hazardous to property or endanger any person or persons.
(d) Application for permits shall be made to the chief of the fire department, or in municipalities with no fire department, the selectboard, in writing, at least 15 days in advance of the date of the display. After the permit has been granted, sales, possessions, use and distribution of fireworks for the display shall be lawful for that purpose only. No permit granted under this section shall be transferable. (Amended 2003, No. 15, § 2, eff. May 6, 2003; 2003, No. 122 (Adj. Sess.), § 294q; No. 122 (Adj.
Sess.), § 294z, eff. April 1, 2005; 2005, No. 8, § 3, eff. April 25, 2005; 2009, No. 33, § 42.)
Join us each Thursday in July for our annual Summer Concert Series. These concerts are rain or shine (rain location is in the Auditorium), and free to the public thanks to our generous sponsors: Rutland Regional Medical Center, Omya, Lake Sunapee Bank, Price Chopper, Stewart’s Shops and Carris Reels. Many thanks for their continued support of our community! Bring your chair or blanket and join us on the Town Hall Green for some great entertainment!
The West Rutland Water Department will be flushing hydrants starting Tuesday, June 13th – Thursday, June 15th. This may produce safe but discolored water.
Many thanks to all the sponsors of our Memorial Day Parade, all the participants and the many spectators. It was a wonderful event that gave proper tribute to our fallen heroes.
We would like to recognize the following businesses and individuals who through their generosity made this event possible:
Carpet King of Vermont
Casella Waste, Inc.
Center Rutland Sunoco,
Clear Choice, MD
Fabian Earth Moving, Inc.
Ken and Jean Heleba
Lake Sunapee Bank
Main Street Cash Market
Neighborworks of Western VT
Raymond and Sharon Nutting
The Barn at Off the Hook Kennels
The Carving Studio
West Rutland American Legion, Sons and Auxiliary Post 87
Yankee Timber Loft Farm
Sincere thanks to the many people who contributed their time and services including Westway Mall, Price Chopper, Stewart’s Shops, The West Rutland Fire Department and our Town Employees.
The Treasurers’ Office will be open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Thursday and open Friday until noon from Memorial Day week until Labor Day. Town Clerk hours are Monday – Thursday 9 am – 3 pm.
Girls entering or just finishing grades 6th – 8th can sign up to play. See link below to print registration form.
PUBLIC MEETING & HEARING AGENDA
WEST RUTLAND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD (DRB)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017 7:00 pm
Town Offices, 35 Marble St. W. Rutland
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Review or amend the Meeting Agenda
Introduction of Members, Rules of Order, Conflicts of Interest
Open Meeting for Public Input (time may be limited)
Swear in Interested Parties that intend to testify at Public Hearings.
Continue Hearing for Application 17-05 for B & G Droutman, M. Frankenburg, Jennifer Fredrick; 1376 Clarendon Ave (aka “The Paw House”), request to expand existing lodging accommodations by constructing up to six free standing guest cottages.
Continue or Close Hearing to Testimony.
Enter Deliberative Session (Motion required) and continue deliberations to a time & date; or issue instructions to Zoning Administrator.
Approve Minutes of April 19, 2017 Meeting.
Approve Findings of Fact, Conclusion of Law, Decision & Order for Application 17-08, Morlinc Farm LLC
Address Other & Miscellaneous business.
chedule next regular meeting of the DRB (for Wed. May 17, 2017, 7:00pm) and Move to Adjourn (Motion required).
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE
WEST RUTLAND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD (DRB)
The DRB will hold its regular MEETING on WEDNESDAY, 5/17/2017, STARTING AT 7:00 pm, at TOWN OFFICE, 35 Marble St.
The Meeting agenda includes the continued Hearing of Application #17-05, by the Owners/Agents of “The Paw House”, 1376 Clarendon Ave, requesting an expansion of the lodging accommodations.
The Meeting is open to the Public, and (limited) time will be available for Public comment.