To place a classified or to discuss rates, please contact Gail at the St. Albans Messenger at or 524-9771 (ext. 117).


COMMERCIAL ROOFERS and LABORERS, Year round, full time positions. Good wages and benefits. Pay negotiable with experience. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability employer. Apply in person at: A.C. Hathorne Co., 252 Avenue C, Williston, VT, 802-862-6473.

OFFICE CLEANERS WANTED. Evenings. Williston and Essex Junction. Flexible schedules and great pay! 15-20 hours/week. Call 802-863-3063 for details.


Town of Georgia, Vt. Ordinance Regulating Mass Gatherings and Special Events. At their Regular Meeting held April 10, 2017 under the authority of Title 24 Vermont Statutes Annotated, Sections 1972-1973 and Title 24 Sections 1971(a) and 2291,   the Town of Georgia Selectboard adopted an ordinance for the purpose of regulating mass gatherings and special events. 
Section 1 – Authority: This Ordinance is enacted pursuant to the authority granted to the Town of Georgia under Title 24 Vermont Statutes Annotated, Sections 1971 and 2291.
Section 2 – Title. The title of this ordinance shall be “Town of Georgia, Vermont Ordinance Regulating Mass Gatherings and Special Events.”
Section 3 – Purpose: Whereas gatherings and events that are attended by large numbers of people have the potential to create significant traffic, noise, sanitation and safety issues that impede the health, safety and convenience of the public and place a strain on municipal services, the Selectboard enacts this Ordinance to promote and protect the public health, safety, welfare, convenience and resources of the residents and visitors of the Town of Georgia.
Section 4 – Definitions.
Section 5 – Permit Requirements and Exemptions.
Section 6 – Application for Permit.
Section 7- Consideration by the Selectboard.
Section 8 – Approval Standards.
Section 9 – Approval Conditions.
Section 10 – Denial / Revocation of Permit.
Section 11 – Permit Fee.
Section 12 – Additional fees and permits needed. 
Section 13 – Limitation on Permits.
Section 14 – Violations.
Section 15 – Enforcement in the Judicial Bureau.
Section 16 – Enforcement in Superior Court.
Section 17 – Other Relief.
Section 18 – Severability. 
Section 19 – Publication / Posting / Implementation / Effective Date.
This Ordinance shall become effective 60 days after its adoption by the Selectboard or at such time following expiration of the 60 days from the date of its adoption as is determined by the Selectboard.  If a petition is filed under 24 V.S.A. 1973, that Statute shall govern the taking effect of this ordinance.
The full text of this Ordinance may be viewed at the Town Clerk’s Office 47 Town Common Road North, Georgia, Vermont during regular posted office hours.  Questions regarding this action may be referred to the Town Administrator, Michael R. McCarthy who can be contacted at ph: 524-9794 or in person at the above listed address.
At least five percent of the legal voters of the Town of Georgia may, within 44 days of this action by the Selectboard, petition for a full Town vote to disapprove this action by the Selectboard.  If such petition is received, the Selectboard must warn a Special Town Meeting to vote on this proposed ordinance within 60 days.
Published by Authority: Georgia Town Selectboard. Chris Letourneau, Chairman

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY CLASS CENTRE MINI STORAGE OF MILTON VT: This sale will take place on April 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. Unit to be sold is: Unit 409, rented by Jacob Streeter. Sale shall be by sealed bid and will go to highest bidder. Unit is sold as one complete cash sale and must be emptied within 24 hours, and a deposit is required. CCMS reserves the right to reject any bid that is not reasonable.

TOWN OF MILTON. The Development Review Board will conduct hearings on the following applications at their meeting on 5/11/17 at 7 PM in the Municipal Building Community Room at 43 Bombardier Rd: 
Green Mountain Power Corp., Owner/Applicant, requests Conditional Use approval to perform maintenance and repairs on the Clark Falls Dam within the Floodway of the Lamoille River, Howard Drive and Ice House Road.  The proposal includes in-kind concrete repairs to four tainter gate piers and the surge chamber, as well as new guardrails and access stairs.  A temporary access road and associated fill is proposed to be placed in the river downstream of the dam.  The property is described as SPAN 10645, Tax Map 11, Parcel 2.  The property consist of 20.30 and is located in the R6 and M5 & FH Zoning Districts.
Allison & Joseph Duquette, Owners/Allison Duquette, Applicant, requests Conditional Use approval to operate a non-exempt Home Occupation located at 198 Duffy Road.  The proposal is for a small (approximately 4-7 stalls) equine boarding facility and indoor riding arena, with access from Duffy Road.  No other changes are proposed.  The property is described as SPAN 10344, Tax Map 4, Parcel 44-2; contains approximately 10.18 acres; and is located in the Agricultural/Rural Residential (R5) Zoning District. 
Jane Fitzgerald & HW Ventures, Owners & Applicants, request Boundary Line Adjustment approval located at 450 & 345 North Road.  The proposal is to adjust the lot lines between the two parcels to establish clear and agreeable common property lines as referenced in historical deeds.  The properties are described as SPAN 11137, Tax Map 20, Parcel 67 & SPAN 11413, Tax Map 16, Parcel 20, and are located in the Agricultural/Rural Residential (R5) and Forestry/Conservation/Scenic Ridgeline (FC) Zoning Districts and the East Milton Planning Area. 
Interested members of the public are encouraged to attend the hearing.  Participation in the local proceeding is a prerequisite to the right to take any subsequent appeal.  To determine if you may qualify as an interested person, please contact the number below.  Plans of the proposed project and staff notes are available from the Department of Planning & Economic Development, 43 Bombardier Road, Milton, Vermont during regular business hours and posted online at least two days prior to the meeting at  Please note that these materials will NOT be handed out to the public at the meeting.   Please contact 893-1186 if you have any questions or comments. Jeffrey Castle, Town Planner

TOWN OF GEORGIA PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING May 9, 2017. Pursuant to 24 V.S.A. Chapter 117 and the Georgia Development Regulations the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Town Offices, 47 Town Common Road North, Georgia, Vermont, on May 9, 2017, at 7:00 pm in reference to the following:
Site Plan Hearing for Georgia Town, Owner / Applicant: for the demolition of the existing building and pavilion and the construction of a new 60’ X 100’ / 6,000 square foot Pavilion / building located at 4815 Georgia Shore Road “the Town Beach” within the L1 Lakeshore / L2 Lakeshore Res/Rec zoning district.
Other business as necessary
Applications and all relevant materials may be viewed in the Planning Office, Mon.-Fri. 8-4pm, 47 Town Common Road North, Georgia, Vermont.  Pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 4464, participation in the local proceedings is a prerequisite to the right to take any subsequent appeal.  All interested parties are encouraged to attend. Peter Pembroke, Planning Commission Chair


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