Posted on: December 8, 2017

Notice of Hearings on Town Charter Amendment

The Colchester Selectboard will be holding two public hearings to hear public comment on a proposed change to the Town of Colchester Charter. The hearings will take place:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at 7 pm
  • Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at 6:30 pm

Both hearings will b...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Manager's Message (12/4)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Proposed Charter Change for March 2018 Ballot

In 2014, per a recommendation by the Governance Committee, a proposed amendment to the Colchester Charter was approved by the Selectboard for the November ballot. The proposed change w...

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A - Town General
Posted on: December 2, 2017

Route 7/2 & 2A Construction - Week of Dec. 4

There will be little, if any, construction activity the week of Dec. 4. In the coming weeks, the project will remove trees at the north end of the construction zone on Route 7/2 (north of the Creek Farm Road intersection) to enable installation of a drain...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Manager's Message (11/27)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

The Colchester Selectboard has proclaimed the Saturday after Thanksgiving “Small Business Saturday,” to recognize our town’s small businesses and the contribution they make to our local economy. Now ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Route 7/2 & 2A Construction - Week of Nov. 27

With this construction season’s paving work completed, this week (Nov. 27-Dec. 1) the contractor will install guardrail in the Bay Road area and complete site clean-up for the winter. Poles for the traffic signal at the Bay Road intersection wer...

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A - Town General
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Manager's Message (11/13)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Everyone at the Town of Colchester sends best wishes to our community for a Thanksgiving Day full of gratitude, love, and the simple pleasures of being with friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving!

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A - Town General
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Manager's Message (11/6)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Reminder - Property Taxes are due Wednesday, November 15!

Malletts Bay Scoping Project

At the October 10, 2017 Selectboard meeting, the Board reviewed the Malletts Bay Scoping Project. The staff recommended that the Selectboard en...

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A - Town General
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Rt. 7/2, 2A, and 127 Construction (11/17)

This week the contractor installed the final layer of pavement on Route 7/2 between Champlain Farms and the Irving Gas Station and the Bay Road/Route 127 intersection. Poles for the traffic signal at the Bay Road intersection were erected on Thursday, but...

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A - Town General
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Update for Rte. 7/2, 2A, and 127 Project (11/14)

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has revised the schedule to complete its project to improve safety at the intersections of Route 7/2, 2A and 127.

After construction ceases in early December for the winter, roadway construction will not resume...

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A - Town General
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Route 7/2 & 2A Construction - Nov. 6-10

We'd like to share an update on the construction at the intersection of Route 7/2, 2A, and 127. The week of Nov. 6-10, the contractor will be working in several areas of the site, reducing travel to one-lane where there is active construction. On Wednesda...

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A - Town General
Posted on: October 14, 2017

Manager’s Message of the Week (10/13)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Colchester Planning Commission - Be a Part of Your Local Government

The Planning Commission is seeking a new member! The commission is principally responsible for drafting the Town Plan and the Town’s land use bylaws and...

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A - Town General
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Selectboard Press Release on Private Roads Issue

Town of Colchester SelectboardPress ReleaseOctober 11, 2017For more information: Nadine Scibek, Selectboard Chair - 860-9536

For Immediate Release

At their October 10 meeting the Colchester Selectboard voted unanimously to discontinue winter maintenance on ...

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