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Dog Park Bumper Stickers on Sale Now

Help support our new Dog Park! West Rutland Dog Park bumper stickers are now on sale. All proceeds from sticker sales will be used toward maintenance of the park. They are currently available for purchase at the town hall treasurer’s office, Jiffy Mart and SE Smith. Get yours today!

West Rutland Planning Commission Meeting September 20, 2017

There will be a Planning Commission meeting on September 20th, 2017 at 7 pm in the Town Hall conference room.



Call to order

Approval of Agenda

General Public Comments

Old Business

New Business

a. Discussion of Zoning changes

b. Discussion of Municipal Planning Grant 2017

Next Regular Board Meeting date



Parks for Paws opens Dog Park at West Rutland Recreation Area

Parks for Paws has opened a dog park at the West Rutland Recreation Area, located off of Boardman Hill Road in West Rutland.  It is open from sunrise to sunset.








Town of West Rutland

Dog Park Rules 

  • Enter at your own risk
  • Never leave dogs unattended
  • Maintain control of your dog at all times
  • Clean up after your dog.
  • Aggressive dogs and dogs in heat not allowed.
  • Dogs must have current tags and vaccinations.
  • No choke, prong, pinch or spiked collars allowed.
  • Keep gates closed at all times.
  • Keep dogs on leash upon entering and exiting park.
  • No smoking, food or glass bottles allowed.
  • No bikes or skateboards allowed.
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by adult.
  • Please Respect Your Dog Park – Keep It Safe & Clean
  • Breaking park rules may result in loss of privileges to use this facility. This park is managed by volunteers and is a non-profit entity. Abandoning an animal anywhere in Vermont is a felony.
  • By entering this park, you agree to abide by the rules and release the park from liability.
  • For information and donations or to hold your dog-related event contact
  • Park founded and built by Parks for Paws, LTD.


Zoning administrator office closed Monday, September 18th

The Zoning Administrator will not be in the office Monday, September 18th.  He will hold his regular hours on Thursday, September 21st from 8:15 until noon.  Messages and applications may be left at the Treasurer’s office, on 438-2205X16 or at

Town Clerk office closed Monday, September 18 & 19th

The Town Clerk’s office will be closed Monday, September 18th and 19th for a conference.  The office will re-open on Wednesday at 9 am.

Notice of Republican Town Caucus

Notice of Republican Town Caucus

West Rutland Dog Park Celebrates Grand Opening

Please join us for the West Rutland Dog Park Grand Opening on Saturday, September 16th at 4 pm!! We will have a ribbon cutting, music, speakers, treats for dogs and people and a 50/50 raffle to fund ongoing maintenance and wish list items. For more information contact

Public Notice – Amendment to West Rutland Traffic Ordinance

Amendment to the West Rutland Traffic Ordinance 24 V.S.A. § 1976

Town Highway Truck for Sale-Invitation to Bid

The Town of West Rutland is accepting sealed bids for the sale of a 2005 International 7600 Tandem Truck. The vehicle has 69,443 miles and 4,463 hours. The unit is powered by a caterpillar motor, has a MG body, side dump, plow and wing. The truck is sold as is with no expressed or implied warranties or representations as to the suitability for any particular use.

The sale of the truck will be awarded to the highest bidder at or above the minimum bid in accordance with the terms outlined below.  The Town of West Rutland reserves the right to reject any or all bids.  The truck is available for viewing at West Rutland Highway Garage, 265 Ross Street, West Rutland, by appointment only.  Arrangements for viewing and other inquiries regarding this truck should be directed to Frank Woolf at (802)438-2854.

All bids shall be plainly marked: “SEALED BID – 2005 INTERNATIONAL TRUCK”.  No faxed or emailed bids will be accepted.  A minimum bid amount of $35,000 is required.

Bids must be received by 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017, and any bid received after that time will not be considered.  Bids will not be opened at this time.

Submit bids to

Town of West Rutland

Attn: Mary Ann Goulette

35 Marble Street West Rutland, VT 05777.

The final selection shall be made at the Selectboard meeting on Monday, September 18, 2017.  All bidders may request a list of bid results following the Selectboard meeting. Full cash payment, or verified check, is required prior to transfer.

Business Route 4 Bike Path Public Meeting-August 23rd

A public meeting to discuss a bike path on business Route 4 will be held Wednesday, August 23rd at 5:30 pm at the Town Hall.

Please see the attached agenda

Public Meeting for Route 4 Bike Path Agenda