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Bristol selectboard http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/677/all en Mt. Abe building repairs sought http://addisonindependent.com/201312mt-abe-building-repairs-sought <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">BRISTOL &mdash; The chair of the Mount Abraham Facility Advisory Committee on Dec. 18 enumerated for the Bristol selectboard some of the reasons the Mount Abraham Union High School facilities should be updated.</span></p> <p> Troy Paradee stressed that the building is by no means unsafe &mdash; rather, some school officials and residents believe it does not meet the educational needs of students in this day and age.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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Committee members will do the legwork on site selection and may continue serving into the design stage. Applications for the committee will be posted on the town&rsquo;s website later this week, and will also be available at the town office.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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Wells announced in December that she would not seek re-election on Town Meeting Day.</p> <p> That petition belongs to Brian Fox, a lifelong Bristol resident and president of the Bristol Rescue Squad, whose seat on the Mount Abraham Union High School board is set to expire this year.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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In public session, the selectboard voted to direct Town Administrator Bill Bryant to issue a written reprimand to Gibbs, and to require Gibbs to pay $6,895 in restitution to the police department by June 30, 2013.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; The intersection in front of Holley Hall in downtown Bristol will likely get a bit of a makeover to fix what the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) says are safety issues.</p> <p> The Bristol selectboard heard two alternative designs for the intersection presented by VTrans and Stantec Consulting at the board&rsquo;s Monday, Dec. 3, meeting.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14541">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201212bristol-hears-road-safety-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bristol downtown Bristol selectboard Featured VTrans Mon, 10 Dec 2012 19:42:14 +0000 Addison Independent 14541 at http://addisonindependent.com Disciplinary hearing set for Bristol police chief http://addisonindependent.com/201212disciplinary-hearing-set-bristol-police-chief <p> BRISTOL &mdash; The Bristol selectboard will hold a disciplinary hearing in executive session on Dec. 17 related to Police Chief Kevin Gibbs&rsquo; handling of a grant over the past three fiscal years.</p> <p> At issue is a total of $9,754 in town funds that the town of Bristol fronted under the expectation that the money would be reimbursed by a Vermont Department of Health grant.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14472">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201212disciplinary-hearing-set-bristol-police-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bristol Police Department Bristol selectboard Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:43:37 +0000 14472 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol selectboard approves energy-efficient streetlighting http://addisonindependent.com/201211bristol-selectboard-approves-energy-efficient-streetlighting <p> BRISTOL &mdash; At their Monday, Nov. 19 meeting, Bristol selectboard members approved the Bristol Energy Committee&rsquo;s recommendation to convert the town&rsquo;s leased streetlights from metal halide to the more energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) lights.</p> <p> An assessment by the energy committee had determined that the conversion to the more efficiently powered lighting would save the town $7,190 per year on its electric bills and take 18,000 kilowatt hours of energy off of the electric grid &mdash; all at no cost to the town.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13420">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210bristol-board-oks-eagle-scout-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bristol selectboard Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:55:28 +0000 13420 at http://addisonindependent.com After years of work, vote scheduled on Bristol plan http://addisonindependent.com/201209after-years-work-vote-scheduled-bristol-plan <p> BRISTOL &mdash; After nearly a decade of work revising and updating the Bristol Town Plan, an effort that has at times been very contentious, the plan is ready to be voted on by Bristol residents.</p> <p> The Bristol selectboard held its second and final public hearing on the controversial town plan update on Monday at the start of the board&rsquo;s meeting in Holley Hall. Only two members of the public were in attendance; no objections were voiced. By 7:04 p.m. &mdash; within minutes of calling the meeting to order &mdash; the board had closed the discussion.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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The plan will be presented to the public at two public hearings on Aug. 27 and Sept. 10.</p> <p> The selectboard&rsquo;s approval of the proposed plan comes after the Bristol Planning Commission supported the previous 42 changes the selectboard made to the document over a revision period that spanned several months. The planning commission issued its approval of the board&rsquo;s changes on July 17.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12585">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201207bristol-police-given-new-tool-fight-crime-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bristol selectboard police Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:15:24 +0000 Andrew Stein 12585 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol board discusses real estate, police and more http://addisonindependent.com/201207bristol-board-discusses-real-estate-police-and-more <p> BRISTOL &mdash; At its Monday meeting, the Bristol selectboard met with Kristen Underwood of the town conservation commission to discuss possible real estate negotiations.</p> <p> The meeting was held behind closed doors in executive session and Town Administrator Bill Bryant declined to discuss the details of the real estate negotiations.</p> <p> No decisions have yet been made regarding the negotiations, he said, and if an agreement is met, the town would release the details.</p> <p> In other news from Monday&rsquo;s meeting, the Bristol selectboard:</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12374">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201207bristol-board-discusses-real-estate-police-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bristol selectboard Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:18:55 +0000 Andrew Stein 12374 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol selectboard OKs changes to town plan http://addisonindependent.com/201206bristol-selectboard-oks-changes-town-plan <p> BRISTOL &mdash; The Bristol selectboard has finished reviewing the new draft of the town plan, made its alterations, and is sending the document back to the planning commission for one last glance.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12305">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206bristol-selectboard-oks-changes-town-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bristol selectboard town plan Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:15:22 +0000 Andrew Stein 12305 at http://addisonindependent.com