Notice of Public Hearing

Public Notice of Site Visit and Hearing regarding Murdock Lane

Event Date / Time: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 4:00pm
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A site visit of Murdock Lane is schedule for February 10, 2020 at 4pm, Selectboard members will meet at the Municipal Center and then proceed to Murdock Lane.  The public hearing will follow at 6:30pm at the Whitingham Municipal Center but public access will likely only be allowed remotely (depending on state guidelines at the time).

Official Notice follows and is attached.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Selectboard of the Town of WHITINGHAM proposes, pursuant to Title 19 Vermont Statutes Annotated, Chapter 7, and pursuant to a petition signed by more than 5% of the legal voters of the Town of Whitingham, to take the following actions with regard to Murdock Lane, so-called:

  1. To hold a hearing and site visit pursuant to 19 VSA section 708 for the purpose of determining whether the public good, public necessity and public convenience require Murdock Lane, a private road of approximately 990 feet from its intersection with Wilmington Cross Road, to be laid out as a class three town highway, to be known as Town Highway #____;

            THEREFORE, pursuant to Title 19 V.S.A. Chapter 7, you are hereby notified that a site visit will be held by the Selectboard for the Town of WHITINGHAM on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 commencing at 4:00 p.m. at the Whitingham Town Offices, 2948 Route 100, Jacksonville, Vermont. The Selectboard will convene and then visit the respective road.

            The Selectboard shall reconvene in the Meeting Room at the Whitingham Town Offices, 2948 Route 100, Jacksonville, Vermont, after the site visit for a hearing on the matter.  The hearing shall begin at 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the Selectboard and interested persons return from the site visit.  The purpose of the hearing shall be to hear all persons interested in said public highway laying out.

Dated at WHITINGHAM, Vermont this 16th day of December, 2020.

Wayne W. Wood, Chair; Scott Reed, Vice Chair; Craig Hammer, Chris Walling, and Phil Edelstein




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Selectboard