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REQUEST FOR BIDS

Town of Mendon, VT

Ditch Repair and Culvert Installation

The Town of Mendon is requesting bids from qualified contractors to establish ditches and install a 15” X 20’ culvert. A detailed Request for Bids can be found posted www.mendonvt.org.

A mandatory site visit to be held at the Mendon Town Office, 2282 US Route 4, Mendon, VT 05701 on September 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM. Bids shall be delivered to the Mendon Town Office no later than September 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM. Proposals submitted later than this date and time will not be opened, and will be rejected.

A detailed scope of work is attached below:

RFP Meadowlake Drive Erosion Control Project

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Mendon Office Hours for Tax Collection

First Half Taxes due September 11, 2017

Monday

September 4th Labor Day – Office Closed
Tuesday September 5th 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday September 6th 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Thursday September 7th 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday September 8th 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Monday September 11th

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

In order to be considered timely, the first tax installment must be either physically received in the office or postmarked with a US Postal Service postmark no later than Monday September 11th. In accordance with state statute, any payment not received in a timely manner shall be considered late and subject to 1% interest per month or any part thereof.

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Warning

Town Meeting –August 28, 2017

Mendon Town Office

2282 US Route 4, Mendon, Vermont

The legal voters of the Town of Mendon are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Mendon Town Office on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 6:00 PM to transact all business.

Article 1 –        Shall the Town, in accordance with 17 VSA 2651(e-f), authorize the Selectboard to appoint the Town Clerk and the Town Treasurer?

Dated at Mendon, Vermont on this 24th day of July, 2017

/s/ Geoff Wells, Selectboard

/s/ Scott Bradley, Selectboard

Attest:

/s/ Marie Conway, Town Clerk

Click here for more information: Memo re H42

Notices were posted July 25, 2017

Warning was distributed to voters July 27, 2017

Click here for meeting minutes: Minutes of Special Town Meeting Aug 28 2017

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UPDATE:  The Town of Mendon advertised an RFP for concrete repair work at the Town Garage.  At the mandatory site visit contractors presented alternative solutions to grinding the floor that the town is considering.  Therefore the bid opening on September 6th has been cancelled and a new RFP will be advertised in the future.

REQUEST FOR BIDS

Town of Mendon, VT

Concrete Repair Work

The Town of Mendon (Town) is requesting bids from qualified contractors to grind and polish the concrete floors of the 4200 square foot Town Garage, fill in one floor drain and the tapered floor to this drain to level with concrete. A detailed Invitation for bids can be found posted www.mendonvt.org.

A mandatory site visit to be held at the Town Garage at 157 Park Lane, Mendon, VT 05701 on August 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM. Bids shall be delivered to the Town of Mendon, 2282 US Route 4, Mendon, VT 05701 no later than September 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Proposals submitted later than this date and time will not be opened, and will be rejected.

 

Detailed Invitation to bid:

Garage Floors RFP

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The 2017/2018 Tax Bills were mailed last Thursday and an error was discovered Monday morning.  The Non-Residential bills were printed with the Homestead Rate and the Homestead bills were printed with the Non-Residential Rate.  Corrected tax bills were mailed August 3, 2017.  Below is the correct tax rates as set by the Selectboard.  If you wish to calculate what your bill should be take your assessed value divide it by 100 and multiply this amount by the correct tax rate for your property.

2017/2018 Tax Rate:

Homestead = $1.8129  ($.5192+$1.2922+$.0015)

Non-Residential = $1.9596  ($.5192+$1.4389+$.0015)

Municipal Tax Rate: $.5192

            2017-2018 Amount to be raised by taxes       $908,088

            2017-2018 Municipal Grand List                  $1,749,112

 

Education Tax Rate:

            Homestead = $1.2922

            Non-Residential = $1.4389

 

2017-2018 Summary:

Municipal Tax Rate= $ .0059 increase or 1.15% increase

Education Tax Rate:

            Homestead = $1.2922 a $.0108 increase or .8% increase

            Non-Residential = $1.4389 a $.0786 decrease or 5.2% decrease

Total Homestead = $.0172 increase or less than 1% increase

Total Non-Residential = $.0722 decrease or 3.5% decrease

 

Local Agreement Tax: $.0015

Eligible properties (6)

Voter approved Property Assessment Exemption $40,000 = 240,000/100

Total Exemption                                             $2,400

2017-2018 Municipal Grand List                  $1,749,112

 

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The Town of Mendon will be starting a roadway culvert replacement project just south of Connor Drive across Townline Road on July 17, 2017.  The construction will require the roadway to be closed to thru traffic for one to three weeks, depending on the weather and construction schedule.  Access to Connor Drive and all roads north of Connor Drive and Townline Road will need to be made via Route 4.  Traffic traveling north on Townline Road, south of the project, will be detoured westerly on Gleason Road.

If you have questions regarding the project timeline, please contact Sara Tully, Mendon Town Administrator at 802-775-1662 ext. 2.

Update July 17, 2017 at 2 PM: Townline Road is now closed.  We will post an update when the road is open again to traffic.

Update July 26, 2017 at 3 PM:  Construction is moving along and nearing completion.  It is expected that the road will be open before the weekend.

Update July 28, 2017:  Townline Road is now open!!!  Thank you for your patience during this construction!!!