Selectboard votes for library bond

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The contract for the Charlotte Library addition needed more work and wasn’t ready for discussion at the Charlotte Selectboard’s meeting on Monday, June 10, but the board did discuss the bond application to pay the town’s share of the construction costs. Selectboard member Fritz Tegatz reported that there were many pages… Read More »

Selectboard choses contractor for Charlotte Library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Although there are still questions and unresolved issues – and it wasn’t the lowest bid – the Charlotte Selectboard Monday night unanimously awarded the contract for building the Charlotte Library addition to the ReArch Company. Selectboard member Fritz Tegatz introduced the ReArch’s design, which was preferred by the library board and… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard receives three bids for library addition

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Bids were opened for the Charlotte Library addition before a special selectboard meeting on May 20. Charlotte Selectboard members Fritz Tegatz and Louise McCarren opened the three bids, which were then shared with the public: Breadloaf Corporation:  $1.6 million; ReArch Company:  $889,000; and Naylor & Breen Builders with Vermont Integrated Architecture… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard hears speed concerns

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Of the more than 30 people who attended the Charlotte Selectboard meeting on Monday, at least half were there to talk about speed limits. There were many opinions, and they weren’t all for slower speed limits. Megan Price of Ferry Road was the first to speak during the public comment portion… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard chooses design/build

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Many of the comments from the small audience were contentious and at times heated, but in the end the Charlotte Selectboard voted unanimously Monday to issue a request for bids for a design/build proposal for a new addition to the Charlotte Library. Some members of the audience questioned the feasibility and… Read More »

Energy concerns bring pause to library addition process

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Charlotte Energy Committee came before the Charlotte Selectboard Monday to request a delay in the search for a company to build the new addition to the library. John Quinney, a member of the energy committee, said that the committee just learned on Saturday that the selectboard was planning on issuing… Read More »

Act 143 raises farming questions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter The Charlotte Selectboard spent the majority of its meeting Monday night listening to an Act 143 presentation and discussing some of the local issues related to the legislation. Act 143 is intended to promote the Vermont farm economy and to “increase the consistency across the State of municipal regulation and… Read More »

Charlotte prepares bond vote questions

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN The Charlotte Selectboard unanimously passed resolutions approving the bond votes for $275,000 for an ambulance and $700,000 for an addition to the Charlotte Library on Monday, Jan. 28. During the public comment section of the Selectboard meeting, chair Lane Morrison said that former board member (2007-14) Winslow Ladue had passed away. Morrison… Read More »