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Pursuant to Title 24 VSA 961 (a) Notice is hereby given of a vacancy on the Richmond Selectboard effective September 2, 2014. Pursuant to Title 24 VSA 963 the Richmond Selectboard must appoint an eligible person to fill the vacancy until the next annual meeting on March 3, 2015. Interested eligible voters of the Town of Richmond who wish to be considered for appointment by the Selectboard for the period ending March 3, 2015 may submit a letter of interest to the Richmond Selectboard, c/o Geoffrey Urbanik, Town Manager, P.O. Box 285, Richmond, VT 05477 by Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Interviews will be conducted by the Selectboard and appointments made at a date thereafter.

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The Town of Richmond is seeking qualified contractors to complete a residential demolition contract for the federally funded Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.  For details on this program, please download the prequalification form RFQ Demolition 7-2014.  Questions may be directed to the Town Manager at 434-5170.

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Richmond Rescue won the prestigious Ambulance Service of the Year award from the State of Vermont Department of Health today. They have recently improved their organizational management resulting in a major turn-around with response time over past years and their in-service days are now approaching 1,000. Volunteer numbers and participation has increased significantly since 2012 and they have been successful in getting effective and stable financial agreements with towns in their service area. They have begun a Media Outreach program to raise public awareness of the role of EMS in the community and are on the cutting edge by being first in-State with adoption and implementation of new protocols. The Richmond area offers a wide variety of response environments from mountain trails to interstate, creating an interesting, challenging and attractive climate for younger members. Please join me in congratulating the squad for their accomplishments!

 

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The Town of Richmond is happy to announce the launch of a new Municipal Website. The site boasts an intuitive navigation, mobile friendly design, and detailed government information. In addition to these features, information regarding departments, a meeting minutes section, and an area for the most requested items have been included to make it easy for site visitors to find information and contacts quickly. The website was made possible by the assistance of The Snelling Center for Government through the Vermont Digital Economy Project, an Economic Development Grant awarded to the Vermont Council on Rural Development