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Sealed bids will be received for paving and associated work in the Town of Proctor at the Town Offices, 45 Main Street, Proctor, VT 05765 until 4:00 p.m. Monday May 12, 2014. Information for bidders and bid form are available at the Town Office. Bidders are required to contact the Proctor Road Commissioner, Don DesPierre Jr., with any questions regarding the specifications for the work. Mr. DesPierre can be reached at the Town Garage – 459-2789 or cell – 342-1900.
All bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope marked on the outside with the words “FY15 Paving Bids”. Submitted bids shall be on Bid Forms provided by the Town. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the regular Selectboard meeting at 6:00 p.m. on May 12, 2014.
Don DesPierre Jr., Road Commissioner
Town of Proctor, Vermont
Pine Hill Carriage Trail
The Pine Hill Partnership will be holding a Grand Opening of the new Carriage Trail from Proctor to Rutland on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Ribbon cutting ceremonies to open this new hiking and biking link between the two communities will be held in Rutland at 9:00 a.m. at the Giorgetti Park entrance to Pine Hill Park and in Proctor at 12:30 p.m. at the Skating Rink. A cookout will follow the ribbon cutting in Proctor at the Skating Rink. All activities are open to the public, so please join in this momentous occasion.
If you are interested in hiking the Carriage Trail, there will be group led hike starting at 9:30 a.m. from the Rutland side. The hike is 5.1 miles one way and will take approximately 2 ½ to 3 hours. If you would like transportation back to Pine Hill Park please RSVP Shelley Lutz at 802-775-4867 or email@example.com by May 9. The van will not hold bicycles, so if you ride your bike you will need to ride back either on the Carriage Trail or Route 3.
Click here to log onto the Pine Hill Park website, http://www.pinehillpark.org, for information on the Park and the Carriage Trail. If anyone has questions or would like additional information please contact Shelley Lutz at 802-775-4867 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will your child be entering Kindergarten in August 2014? Please call the Proctor Elementary School at 459-2225 to register for screening.
Water System Improvement Project
The Town has contracted with The Belden Company for the construction of water system improvements on the west side of South Street near the Main Street intersection and at the West Side Water Tank off North Street.
The South Street work will involve large construction equipment and will entail excavation, setting a large buried concrete vault, laying new water pipe, installing equipment in the vault, backfilling and general site work. The West Side Tank work entails the construction of a valve vault and new water pipe at the tank site. There will not be work on North Street, but equipment will be accessing the construction site from North Street.
The Belden Company expects to start work on April 14 and the work will continue through the middle of June. For additional information please contact Stan Wilbur, Town Administrator, 802-459-3333 ex 13 or email@example.com.
Household Hazardous Waste
Rutland County Solid Waste District will collect household hazardous waste in at the Transfer Station in Proctor on May 10 and August 30, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For information regarding typical items that will be collected click here.
Memorial Day Essay Contest
As part of the Memorial Day celebration the Town of Proctor and the Parade Committee will be holding an essay contest for three grade divisions: fifth & sixth, seventh & eighth and ninth through twelfth. The topic will be: “What does Memorial Day mean to you?”.
Two prizes will be awarded per division. Teachers will choose the best three in each division. One essay will be chosen by the Parade Committee. A $50.00 check will be awarded to the winners, who will also read their essay in the park during the ceremony. Also, a $15.00 prize will be awarded for second place. Essays must be submitted by May 21, 2014. If you have any questions please contact:
William E, Champine
Proctor Water System
Long Range Plan Status Report
On March 1,
2014, in compliance with its Assurance
of Discontinuance, the Town filed a
water system Long Range Plan Status
Report with the VT Department of
Environmental Conservation Drinking
Water and Ground Water Protection
Division. The report summarizes
changes to the water system improvement
project status since November 1, 2013 and
includes a current estimated project
cost summary and updated implementation
schedule. Copies of the status
report are available at the Proctor Town
Office, 45 Main Street, Proctor, VT
05765 or may be downloaded by clicking here.
Questions or comments should be directed
to members of the Selectboard or
presented during the Open Public Comment
portion of a Regular Selectboard
Meeting. Meetings are the 2nd
Mondays of each month beginning at 6:00
Click here for April 3, 2014 Long Range Plan Status Report Update
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