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Town of Wilmington requests bids for the purchasing, planting and maintenance of the Route 100 Flower Barrel Program for the summer of 2017.

 

Proposal Specifications:

The Town of Wilmington maintains a beautification program along Route 100 that includes 32 planters at various locations. Planter placement shall be determined by discussions with the vendor and Town Manager. The flowers should complement the two designs of the Route 9 flower barrels, one sun and the other shade.

Bid is to include:

-Some barrels to include papyrus and a general coloring of reds and yellows.

-Flowers and planting media – Include the genus and species of the plants.

-Placement of the barrels, appropriate filler and planting the flowers.

-Explanation of the type of on going maintenance you would provide to the planted flowers.

-Number of weeks you would expect to maintain the flowers.

-Cleaning up the flowers and pick up of barrels at the end of the summer season.

-What help, if any, would you expect from the Town regarding the placing and planting of all flower barrels.

-Total cost for all work.

Wilmington reserves the right to reject any and all bids; if it is the Town’s best interest to do so.

Insurance Requirements Upon Contract Approval:

Certificate of Liability Insurance in the minimum amount of $1,000,000 and either a Certificate of Workers’ Compensation Insurance OR a waiver form (hold harmless agreement) is required.  The certificate should name the Town of Wilmington as an additional insured for the work the contractor will be doing.  Federal W-9 Form will be completed and returned to Town, if applicable.

 

Proposals Due:

Please submit your proposal on or before 4 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 to:

Via mail:  Scott Murphy, Wilmington Town Manager, P.O. Box 217, Wilmington, VT 05363

Delivered to: Town Manager’s Office, 2 East Main Street, 2nd Floor, OR Faxed to (802) 464-8477

Via Email to: smurphy@wilmingtonvt.us

 

For answers to questions please contact Scott Murphy, Town Manager at 464-8591.

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Saturday, March 11, 10 am to noon, Wilmington Fire House, Corner of Beaver Street & Church Street. Low cost vaccinations.  Veterinarian Miles Powers in attendance. Dogs must be leashed; cats must be crated. Dog licensing for Wilmington residents will be available during the same hours at the Town Clerk’s Office at 2 East Main Street.  Clinic open to all.

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Town of Wilmington requests bids for the purchasing, planting and maintenance of the Town Beautification flower program.

Proposal Specifications:

The Town of Wilmington maintains a beautification program that includes planters boxes/hangers on and around the Town Hall building, the bridges east and west of the town center, approximately 50 whiskey barrels, and flowers on two of the Town’s Welcome Signs at the east and west entrances to Wilmington.  Approved contractor will work with the Town Manager in designing the appropriate types of flowers and colors.

Bid is to include:

– Flowers and planting media – Include the genus and species of the plants and other planting materials.

– Planting the flowers in the barrels and window boxes.

– Explanation of the type of ongoing maintenance you would provide to the planted flowers.

– Number of weeks you would expect to maintain the flowers.

– Cleaning up the flowers at the end of the summer season.

– What help, if any, would you expect from the Town regarding the placing and planting of all flower planters.

– Total cost for all work.

Wilmington reserves the right to reject any and all bids if it is in the Town’s best interest to do so.

Insurance Requirements Upon Contract Approval:

Certificate of Liability Insurance in the minimum amount of $1,000,000 and either a Certificate of Workers’ Compensation Insurance OR a waiver form (hold harmless agreement) is required.  The certificate should name the Town of Wilmington as an additional insured for the work the contractor will be doing.  Federal W-9 Form will be completed and returned to Town, if applicable.

 

Proposals Due:

Please submit your proposal on or before 4 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017 to:

Via mail:  Scott Murphy, Wilmington Town Manager, P.O. Box 217, Wilmington, VT 05363, OR

Delivered to: Town Manager’s Office, 2 East Main Street, 2nd Floor, OR Faxed to (802) 464-8477.

 

For answers to questions please contact Scott Murphy, Town Manager at 464-8591 or by email, smurphy@wilmingtonvt.us.

 

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WILMINGTON PETITIONS FOR WARRANT ARTICLES & ELECTED POSITIONS FOR ANNUAL TOWN MEETING – MARCH 7TH, 2017

 

Polls open at 7am & close at 7pm for election of Town & School Officers – Annual Town Meeting begins on the floor at 10:00am until concluded, followed by the Annual School District Meeting.

Anyone wishing to register to vote may do so in person at the Town Clerk’s Office during the regular office hours.  Registering to vote is also available online at the Vermont Secretary of State’s website at https://www.olvr.sec.state.vt.us/ . Early/Absentee Ballots will be available Feb 15th through 5:00pm on March 6th, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at pjohnson@wilmingtonvt.us , or shaughwout@wilmingtonvt.us , or 464-5836.

The deadline for filing petitions with the Town Clerk for articles to be included in the Annual Town Meeting warning is Thursday, January 19, 2017 by 5:00pm.  These petitions must be signed by at least 5% of the registered voters of Wilmington, or 78 signatures. VSA 17:2642(a)

Nomination papers to run for an elected office to be voted on by Australian Ballot are now available at the Town Clerk’s Office and on the town website www.wilmingtonvermont.us.  These petitions must be signed by 1% of the registered voters of Wilmington, or 16 signatures.  The deadline for filing these petitions with the Town Clerk is Monday, January 30, 2017 by 5:00pm.  VSA 17:2681(a)(b)

 

Town Moderator – 1 year term

Town Treasurer – 1 year term

Selectboard – 2 year term

Selectboard – 3 year term

Lister – 3 year term

Lister – 1 year term (2 seats of 1 year term each)

First Constable – 1 year term

Second Constable – 1 year term

Grand Juror – 1 year term

Town Agent – 1 year term

Cemetery Commissioner – 5 year term

Library Trustee – 5 year term

CC Haynes Fund Trustee – 1 year term

School Moderator – 1 year term

School Director – 2 year term

School Director – 3 year term

 

Anyone interested in serving as an appointed board member, please review the expiring appointed positions in the town report or website at www.wilmingtonvermont.us and contact the Town Offices at 464-8591.

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ANNUAL TOWN/SCHOOL MEETING

Early/Absentee ballots available by February 15, 2017

Deadline to request early/absentee ballots – March 6, 2017 by 5:00pm

Annual Meeting – March 7, 2017 Polls open 7am-7pm.  Floor Meeting begins 10am – Town goes first

 

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ELECTION QUESTIONS

Wilmington Town Clerk

Ph: 802-464-5836

Email: shaughwout@wilmingtonvt.us or pjohnson@wilmingtonvt.us

Hours:  Mon – Fri  8:30am-noon & 1-4pm

 

2017 NOMINATING PETITION

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Annual Town Reports

 

The Annual Town Report will no longer be automatically mailed to all taxpayers in February. It will be available on our website, www.wilmingtonvermont.us, it can be e-mailed to you, or there will be a limited number of printed copies for you to request to be mailed.

If you would like a copy mailed or e-mailed to you please call the Town Offices (464-8591) or e-mail, jdefrancesco@wilmingtonvt.us, and request a mailing before February 18, 2016. A limited number of copies will be available at the door.