20/21 Transfer Station Stickers are now available
It's that time of year again. Get your new Transfer Station sticker at the Town Clerk's Office or at the Transfer Station.
August Primary Election Information
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 10:00am
The Vermont Primary Election will be held on August 11, 2020. The polls will open at 10am and close at 7pm. The polling place is the Whitingham Municipal Center, 2948 VT Route 100, Jacksonville, VT. Notice to Voters, Vermont Voter Rights and Election Ballott samples are attached below.
August 2020 Primary Election information
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 9:00am
The Town of Whitingham will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 9am to 1pm at the Transfer Station. The event is free for Whitingham residents.
Please wear a mask or face covering and stay in your vehicle.
Whitingham small businesses must pre-register at least 1 week in advance and will be charged appropriately. To pre-register please send a list of business hazardous waste and quantities to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 3, 2020 HHW flyer
Deerfield Valley CUD wins $10,000 grant
P R E S S R E L E A S E
From: Deerfield Valley Communications Union District
Local Communications District Receives Initial Grant
The Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (DVCUD) was recently awarded a grant of $10,000 from the Vermont Community Foundation.
DVCUD Wins $10000 grant.pdf
NOTICE OF VACANCY on Selectboard
In accordance with 24 V.S.A. § 961(a), the Selectboard of the Town of Whitingham hereby gives notice of a vacancy created by resignation on the Selectboard effective July 10, 2020.
The Selectboard, pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 963, will consider an appointment to fill the vacancy at its meeting on August 12, 2020. Interested persons should send a letter or email to the Selectboard by August 11, 2020 (see address information below). The person appointed will serve until a town election is had.
CITIZEN'S RIGHT TO PETITION FOR VOTE
Titles 17 V.S.A. § 2643 and 24 V.S.A. § 963 grant citizens the right to petition for a vote to replace the Selectboard's appointee at a special Town Meeting. If a special town meeting is called, the newly elected town officer will remain in office for the balance of the unexpired term. If a special Town Meeting is not called, the Selectboard appointee will remain in office until the next annual Town Meeting.
PERSON TO CONTACT
Additional information pertaining to the notice and its contents may be obtained by contacting Almira Aekus, Town Clerk (802) 368-7887 during normal office hours.
Dated this 15th day of July 2020.
Wayne W. Wood, Selectboard Chair
Letters of interest should be mailed to:
PO Box 529
Jacksonville, VT 05342
or via email to: email@example.com
School Reopening Information
Please see the attached letter from the WSWSU regarding school reopening with a link to the draft family handbook.
letter to WSWSU Community 07.17.20
NOTICE OF VACANCIES
The Whitingham PLANNING COMMISSION has one vacancy. The Planning Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm. They are responsible for creating a master plan for the Town of Whitingham and updating the Zoning Regulations as needed.
The Whitingham ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT has two vacancies. The ZBA meets as needed (usually not more than 3 times per year). They are empowered to grant relief from the strict application of the Zoning Regulations (waivers), approve certain uses of land (special exceptions), and hear appeals of actions taken by the Zoning Administrator.
The Whitingham ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GROUP has one vacancy. The EDG meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7pm.
If you are interested in becoming a member of any board please contact Gig Zboray at 368-7500 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Governor's State of Emergency continues.
Although the Municipal Center has not officially been opened to the public the Town Clerk's office is open. MASKS MUST BE WORN. Employees in other town offices are available by phone or email.
DOGS: The dog license renewal deadline has been extended to September 1st, reminder letters have been mailed. If your dog(s) are not licensed by then late fees will be assessed.
If you need any type of assistance please let a town official know.
As a reminder - good hygiene practices is key in reducing your chances of contracting the virus in the event of exposure. We strongly encourage reviewing the guidelines available at resources below.
Notice dated 03.16.20
Critical Businesses as of 03.19.20
COVID Guidance for use of Transfer Station