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 »

Board chooses new police chief: Name of prospect withheld pending contract talks

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard has chosen the town’s next police chief to replace retiring Frank Koss, but that person won’t be named until the board has negotiated a contract. “We’ve gone through a long process, a very good process led by a committee. Then the selectboard got involved, and we’re ready to… Read More »

Hinesburg mulls points for water allocation

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer The Hinesburg Selectboard’s meeting Monday started with an hour and half executive session in which they discussed candidates for police chief to replace retiring Frank Koss. At the end of the executive session, they hadn’t made a decision. Jeff French was absent but attended by speaker phone. Michael Bissonette has been… Read More »

Thank you, Hinesburg

I am deeply humbled and honored to have been elected to the Hinesburg Selectboard. I can assure all Hinesburg residents I will be fair, open-minded, and attentive to all voices on issues that face us. I met many people during this campaign and regardless of whether supporting me or Keith, the one takeaway everyone agreed… Read More »

Hinesburg says “Aye” to town budget

Hinesburg says “Aye” to town budget

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Over 100 Hinesburg voters came out to Champlain Valley Union High School Monday night to vote on the annual town budget. Residents voted from the floor and approved the majority of the items but were wary of a $50,000 ballot item proposed help fix the Vermont Route 116 and Charlotte… Read More »

2019 Hinesburg Candidate Questionnaire

JEFF FRENCH | 2 Year Term Education: B.A. in History, University of San Francisco, MBA from Stevens Institute of Technology Occupation: Technical Program Manager at C2-Competitive Computing Other Civic posts held: Two years on Village Steering Committee, one year as Chair, Four years on Planning Commission 1. How are you uniquely qualified for a position… Read More »