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Proctor Update 9/14

Here is the Proctor Flood Response information: If you would like to volunteer to help clean up call Andrea Varney 459-3546 or email Up to date needs also posted on Starting this week there is a food and cleaning supply drive at the Proctor Elementary school. Please drop off your donations there or send them in with your kids. For more information call Shannon Maass at 459-3585. The Proctor high school is also having a food drive that benefits Pittsfield and Proctor /Pittsford Food Shelves. If you would like more info contact Claire Molner 459-3353. Monetary donations can be sent to Proctor Community Concerns Council, C/O Muriel Sedegren, 5 Church St, Proctor, VT 05765.

Calling all vendors! The 9th annual fall festival is now accepting applications for vendors for arts, crafts, baked goods, specialty foods, commercial merchandise, food service vendors and fun-raising activities. Booth space is just $20 for a 12 ft. x 12ft. and is available on first come first serve basis. Electricity is available for an extra $15. Vendor hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm. Set-up begins at 7:30am. Vendors must provide your own furniture, chairs, tents, etc. Call Celia Lisananti at 459-2958 now to book your space.

This year's Proctor fall festival is taking place on Saturday, September 24 and this year's baking contest has a birthday cake theme. Amateur bakers of all ages are invited to celebrate Rutland County's 250th birthday with their favorite birthday cake recipe made with King Arthur Flour. There will be a junior baker category which is ages up to 14 years old and an amateur adult baker category. So pull out your favorite recipe and get ready for the festival. Call Laurie Mecier at 459-2142 or Cheryl Scarzello at 459-3531 for further details.

The Proctor Selectboard meeting minutes for August 22, 2011 were just posted for viewing. Here are some highlights. Randy Dapron and Pierre Lachaussie from Casella Waste Management were present. Dapron provided a handout with respect to the new trash bags. He informed the Selectboard that most of the totes have been delivered to Casella, he is working on a letter to send out to residents, prior to the totes being delivered. Susan Feenick made the motion to have Lloyd Hughes order the bags, permits and stickers needed to start the new trash program. The motion was approved. For residents that would prefer the small totes a sign-up list will be available at the Town Offices. A letter will be sent to commercial users informing them that curb side service will no longer be available to them.

The Highway Report was next by road commissioner Don Des Pierre. 1) Florence Road Stone Wall: Project is complete, wall has been repaired. 2). Catch Basins: Two catch basins on Grove Street have been raised and re-paved. 3). 65 Olympus Road: Responded to complaint about a wash out, repaired and paved area. 4). Cain Street: Worked with the Wastewater Department. 5). Hazard Trees: The Selectboard instructed the Road Foreman to contact Raymond Beyette, Tree Warden about the list of hazardous trees. 6). Crosswalks: The Selectboard would like to see the zigzag pattern between the two bars. They suggested the Road Foreman place the line painter in the FY13 budget.

During additional items discussed the job description for the interim administrative assistant was one of them. Vincent Gatti made the motion at 8:50 p.m. to enter executive session to discuss personnel. The motion was approved. After the session Dick Norris made the motion to hire Stanley Wilbur as the interim administrative assistant. The motion was seconded by Vincent Gatti and unanimously approved. Lloyd Hughes will contact Mr. Wilbur.

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