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Invitation for Fuel Bids

For information on how to submit a bid, please click the link below.  Sealed bids are due by August 14th, 2017, 10 am

Fuel Bid Invitation, Instructions and Usages

West Rutland Recreation Area Survey

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’.

Neighborworks Weatherization and Solar Power Presentation.

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.

neighborworks presentation

Vermont Statute on Fireworks

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.)