Members of the Warren Planning Commission, as well as members from the public, asked process and governance questions about a proposed Valleywide local option tax (LOT) at a public hearing last week.
With two more public hearings scheduled for the Mad River Valley – Funding Local Opportunities (MRV-FLO) local option tax proposal scheduled for this month, it’s interesting to note that Valley residents have been
After one well-attended public hearing and another meeting with the Waitsfield Select Board, the Mad River Valley–Funding Local Opportunities (MRV-FLO) committee asked Waitsfield town administrator Trevor Lashua to look
The Warren Select Board has weighed in with support for taking the discussion about a proposed three-town local option tax forward for full community discussion.
The first public hearing designed specifically for
Members of the committee that is exploring a local option tax for The Valley will be asked to attend an upcoming meeting of the Waitsfield Select Board to answer questions about the proposal.
At a November 19
Members of the Warren, Waitsfield and Fayston select boards voiced questions, concerns and support for a proposal to create a local option tax for The Valley.
Those comments include support for the tri-town
Voters in Warren, Waitsfield and Fayston will be asked to approve a local option tax (LOT) at Town Meeting next March.
A local option tax allows municipalities to collect a 1 percent tax on all sales as well as
The Waitsfield Select Board and the water commission have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines how much Waitsfield taxpayers will pay toward the system and the split of the cost of a 2014 water main
The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board got their first look at the 2019 fiscal year budget.
The HUUSD administrative team put together the initial suggested budget, which is solely focused on
The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) is beginning work on next year’s school budget and has adopted a new budgeting process for this second year of operations.
Starting November 15 as The Valley
The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board is now overseeing all seven schools in the district. The board oversees the school district, sets policy and, most importantly, sets a budget. So board members are
Waitsfield’s water commissioners think system users should bear none of the cost of repairing the water main break.
On Thursday, May 11, the water commission gathered to discuss changes to the water ordinance and
The Waitsfield Water Commission has been reviewing its water ordinance for nearly a year and the commission finally has something to show for it.
On Thursday, May 11, the water commission will be holding a public
All of the towns of the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) voted together for the first time to pass one budget for all six towns and all seven schools.
The budget passed on Town Meeting Day with a
There will be a revote in Moretown on the question of how the town’s delinquent tax collector should be selected.
On August 8, Moretown voters, by a vote of 230-178, opted to give up their power to elect the
Moretown attorney Sheila Getzinger made a strong case for Moretown’s board of abatement to waive the late property tax penalties and interest for some 23 taxpayers who failed to get their taxes to the town treasurer on