Hinesburg taps the brakes on ordinances

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard is tightening up a few local ordinances that should mean more money going to town coffers. The changes will also make it safer getting to and from Champlain Valley Union High School (CVU). At the Sept. 4 meeting, the selectboard decided to wait two weeks to confirm an… Read More »

Water supply outlook strong in Hinesburg, research indicates

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer A conversation with Hinesburg’s consulting hydrogeologist Cindy Sprague has the selectboard feeling optimistic about the town’s water supply. At the selectboard meeting on July 18, board chair Phil Pouech reported that Sprague was not concerned about the town pumping water for 15 hours a day instead of 12. A week earlier,… Read More »

Questions arise over water supply: Recommended 2 cent tax rate increase and conflicting water pump opinions among Hinesburg Selectboard discussion items

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard got some good news and got some bad news at its July 11 meeting. The budget is in the black, but the water supply is still questionable. First the good news: Town Administrator Renae Marshall told the selectboard that town budget revenues were up and expenses were down.… Read More »

Hinesburg moves closer to new source for town water

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The water well that BlackRock Construction is working on at its Haystack Crossing development just north of Hinesburg appears to be as productive as advertised. At the Hinesburg Selectboard meeting April 17, chair Phil Pouech reported that they had heard from hydrogeologist Cindy Sprague that the well on the 75-acre project… Read More »