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First Tax Installment Due August 15, 2016

New tax bills are out and the first installment of taxes are due August 15, 2016.  For your convenience a drop box is located at the rear entrance of the Town Hall.  Payments may be placed there after hours and will be processed the next business day.  For questions about your bill or if you have not received a bill, please contact the Treasurer’s office at 438-2263

Consumer Confidence Water Report 2015

Below please find the Consumer Confidence Report  (CCR) for 2015.  This report is a snapshot of the quality of the water that we provided in 2015. Included are the details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state standards.

CCR 2015

 

Tax Grievance Information

Notice of Taxpayers

Agreeably to the provisions of Title 32, Vermont Statutes Annotated, Section 4111, notice is hereby given that the undersigned listers within and for the Town/City of West Rutland have this day completed the abstract of individual lists of persons, co-partnerships, associations and corporations owning taxable property in said town/city on the first day of April, 2016; that they have this day lodged the same in the office of the Clerk of said town/city for the inspection of taxpayers; that on the 28th day of June, 2016 at 9 o’clock in the morning, the undersigned listers will meet at the Town Hall in West Rutland, said town/city, to hear grievances of persons, co-partnerships, associations, and corporations aggrieved by any of their appraisals or by the acts of such listers, whose objections thereto in writing shall have been filed with them as prescribed by statute, and to make such corrections in said abstract as shall upon hearing or otherwise be determined by them; and that unless cause to the contrary be shown, the contents of said abstract will, for the year 2016, become the grand list of said town/city and of each person, co-partnership, association or corporation therein named.

Given under our hands at West Rutland, in the County of Rutland, this 31st day of May, 2016

Lisa Garcia

Robert Higgins

Patrick Trepanier

 

Please fill out the letter below if you wish to grieve your taxes.

Property Tax Grievance Letter

2016 Summer Concert Series

The Town of West Rutland presents its annual summer concert series held on the Town Hall Green. Based on the success of previous years, we continue to offer six concerts throughout the summer. Concerts will be held Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm beginning July 7th through August 11th.  The lineup is:

JULY 7TH – Erik Wener’s band FM

JULY 14TH – Washington County Band

JULY 21RD – West Rutland School Rock Lab

JULY 28TH – The Phil Henry Acoustic Trio

AUGUST 4TH – Distant Thunder

AUGUST 11TH – Duane Carleton

The newly renovated Town Hall auditorium continues to be a very busy place with a number of community events, theatre, school concerts, fundraisers and movies throughout the year. Based on a survey, outdoor concerts was the most popular request by town residents.  The Town Hall green presents the perfect outdoor setting, and if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate, the auditorium is available upstairs.

This series is presented by the Town of West Rutland Recreation Department and has been generously supported with the help of our sponsors: Rutland Regional Medical Center, Lake Sunapee Bank, Stewart’s Shops, Price Chopper, Omya, Carris Reels and H. Hirschmann LTD.

2016 West Rutland Farmers Market

The Town of West Rutland is hoping to bring to our community a Farmer’s Market to be held Tuesday afternoons from 4 pm -7 pm from June 21st – October 11th.  We are currently looking for vendors.  Please see the Farmer’s Market Guidelines and application below for more information.

 

Farmers Market Guidelines 2016

Town of West Rutland Farmers Market Application 2016

Town Report Year Ending June 30, 2015

http://www.westrutlandtown.com/town-report-2016.pdf

Rabies Clinic

WEST RUTLAND DOG AND CAT OWNERS

Rabies Clinic
Saturday March 12th, 2016

West Rutland Town Garage at 265 Ross Street

10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

The charge will be $7.00 per animal
Dr. Carini will be administering the rabies vaccine.

THE TOWN CLERK WILL BE AVAILABLE TO LICENSE YOUR DOG

Fees: $14.00-Spayed or neutered
$18.00-Non-Spayed or neutered

All dogs must be licensed by April 1st.

If you should have any questions, call the Town Clerk’s office
at 438-2204

SMART GROWTH CONNECTION PLAN MEETING

West Rutland/Rutland Town

Smart Growth Connection Plan

The Towns of Rutland and West Rutland are sponsoring the third and last public work session on their Smart Growth Connection project, which is focusing on improvements to Center Rutland and West Rutland Village and the Business Route 4/Vermont Route 4A Corridor between them.

January 27, 6:30 PM

West Rutland Town Auditorium

Come and hear the draft set of recommendations and let the Towns know if you agree that they would be best way to increase the economic vibrancy of the two towns and the corridor.

To view a draft final report, please visit the Broadreach Planning & Design website: www.broadreachpd.com and go to Projects/Current and then West Rutland – Rutland Town Smart Growth Connection Plan, or use this link:

http://broadreachpd.com/west-rutland-rutland-town-smart-growth-connections-plan/

Information will be available January 12, 2016.

To leave comments about the project, please email Broadreach Planning & Design

bikeped@gmavt.net

 

Rutland County Solid Waste District Survey

The Rutland County Solid Waste District (RCSWD) received approval of a new Solid Waste Implementation Plan (SWIP) by the VT Agency of Natural Resources late last year.  The SWIP meets the requirements of the State’s Material Management Plan and delineates how solid and hazardous waste will be managed in the District towns for a five year period.  The requirements of the SWIP are extensive.  The SWIP is available on the District’s website.

 One of the requirements of the SWIP is for solid waste management entities survey constituents on knowledge of variable  rate pricing, recycling, organics, construction and demolition debris and Household Hazardous Waste.

 Your participation in filling out the survey would be most appreciated.  The survey can be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S86DB77

 In order to follow the link you hit the control key and click with the mouse.

 

Board Vacancy – Planning Commission

Board Vacancy

The Town is seeking applicants for an appointment to the Planning Commission – Members make policy decisions on maintaining the current Town Plan and Zoning Ordinance.  Meet quarterly, or as needed.  Letter of Interest may be sent to the Town Manager’s Office, 35 Marble Street West Rutland, VT  05777 or mgoulette@westrutlandtown.com.