Hinesburg passes bond for new town highway garage

Hinesburg passes bond for new town highway garage

By a vote of 773 to 528, Hinesburg voters approved a $3,100,000 bond earmarked for construction of a new Town Highway Garage during Town Meeting daylong polling. Hinesburg voters also chose Merrily Lovell, ousting Selectboard incumbent Michael Bissonette for a three-year term. Lovell received 729 votes, while Bissonette earned 634 ballots. The other Selectboard race… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard discusses using pipeline funds for rec fields

The Feb. 20 Hinesburg Selectboard included a motion by Selectboard member Tom Ayer to use $190,000 of a $250,000 payment from Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. toward completing the Bissonette Recreation Fields. The idea was met with some approval and many concerns from audience members and fellow Selectpersons. Selectboard member Phil Pouech noted his support of… Read More »

Vote Veronica Estey for Hinesburg Selectboard — Diane Barber

Veronica Estey has called Hinesburg her home for the last 34 years. She and her husband David, thinking about the future of our community, developed the Fire House Plaza and established a large-scale hardware store serving our community. During Veronica’s time living in Hinesburg, she has been involved with many organizations and committees, including The… Read More »

Vermont Gas compensation should belong to all residents — Lenore F. Budd

See the VCAM video of the meeting at www.vermontcam.org/show/february-20-2017-hs starting at 1 hour 26 minutes. However, audience members implored the Selectboard to follow a more deliberate and inclusive process for deciding how the money should be spent, so a vote was put off. The next day Hinesburg town commissions and committees were alerted by town… Read More »

Future of Hinesburg — Diane Barber

To those Hinesburg residents quickly grabbing their absentee ballots so that they can hurry and perform their civil responsibilities as fast as possible, please consider the following: this will most likely be one of the most important Selectboard elections for a long time. Unlike most elections where the incumbents run unopposed, there are two very different… Read More »

Andrea and Merrily for Hinesburg Selectboard — Maggie Gordon

I am writing in support of Andrea Morgante for the two-year term and Merrily Lovell for the three-year term on the Hinesburg Selectboard. Both women bring optimism and energy to the board, both are experienced in collaborative decision-making, and both are committed to an open system that invites input from residents and committees throughout the… Read More »

Supporting Morgante and Lovell for Selectboard Seats — Howard (“Howdy”) Russell

I would like to encourage friends and neighbors to join me in supporting Andrea Morgante (two-year term) and Merrily Lovell (three-year term) for election to the Selectboard. I served for six years on the Selectboard alongside Andrea and was always impressed by her vision, astute questioning, and commitment to the future of our beautiful town.… Read More »

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