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Planning and Zoning Administrator

The Town of Bolton is seeking a part-time Planning and Zoning Administrator to administer and enforce the town’s land use and development regulations, and to provide professional, technical support to the Planning Commission and Development Review Board.  This position has been budgeted for up to 18 hours per week.  Good communication skills, attendance at night meetings, and knowledge of Vermont planning laws are important.  A degree in planning or a related field is preferred; relevant work experience may be substituted.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to: Town of Bolton, Attn:  Carol Devlin, Assistant Town Clerk, 3045 Theodore Roosevelt Hwy, Waterbury, VT  05676, or via email to assistbolton@gmavt.net
Position open until filled.  EOE.

In accordance with 24 V.S.A. § 961(a), the Select Board of the Town of Bolton hereby gives notice of a vacancy created by resignation in the office of Select Board, effective November 21, 2022.

The Select Board will fill this vacancy by appointment, and the person appointed will serve until Town Meeting 2023, when that office open for election will be one remaining on a two-year term. Persons interested in being appointed to fill this vacancy should submit a letter outlining their experience and areas of expertise to Amy Grover, Town Clerk, 3045 Theodore Roosevelt Highway, Bolton, VT 05676, or via email to clerkbolton@gmavt.net.  

Seeking Representative to CCRPC

The Town of Bolton is seeking a volunteer to be appointed by the Select Board to serve as Bolton’s representative to the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC).  Commission meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month, from 6 – 8 p.m. with both in-person and virtual attendance options. Please contact the Town Office if you are interested in serving.  Access more information about representative roles and responsibilities here (scroll to the bottom of the page):

https://www.ccrpcvt.org/about-us/commission/commissioners-alternates/

Access more information about the CCRPC’s vision, mission, and overview here:

https://www.ccrpcvt.org/about-us/commission/vision-mission-overview/

Stipend Position

The Animal Control Officer is responsible for enforcement of the Town Ordinance for the Control of Dogs and  includes addressing dogs and complaints about dogs that: are unlicensed, are running at large, have bitten another animal or person (which may trigger a vicious dog hearing), impounding/quarantining dogs and caring for them while housed at the town garage. This position is an annual appointment by the Select Board and is budgeted for two ACOs with a $250 annual stipend.

Seeking Volunteers!

The Town of Bolton is seeking volunteers to serve as an Alternate to Bolton’s Development Review Board (DRB), a representative to the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) Board, and members of the Conservation Commission and  Energy Committee.

The DRB Alternate would serve when/as needed.  Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of the month.  The DRB is the municipal body that, when required, is authorized and delegated to uphold and interpret the Bolton Land Use and Development Regulations (BLUDRs). It is also the board authorized to hear appeals from decisions of the Bolton Zoning Administrator. Board members receive a $10 per meeting stipend. Access more information about the role of the DRB here.

The CSWD Representative would serve as Bolton’s representative on that board.  Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of the month. The Board of Commissioners is the governing body of the CSWD, and sets policy on solid waste management for the member communities. For more information about representing Bolton on the CSWD Board, please contact the CSWD at 872-8100.

CSWD Board Expectations

Conservation Commission:The Conservation Commission is seeking a new member, to be appointed in February 2023!  This member will be completing a four-year term which expires in March of 2026.  The Conservation Commission’s role is to promote stewardship of natural and cultural resources in our town and to advise the Select Board, Planning Commission, and Development Review Board on matters relating to the environment.  The members are appointed by the Select Board and while the current membership of the Conservation Commission consists of diverse backgrounds and some expertise in the fields of ecology and natural resources, we draw on professionals in the private and public realms to assist our efforts.  If you are interested in volunteering and being appointed to the Conservation Commission, please submit a letter outlining your interests and experience to the Town Office, 3045 Theodore Roosevelt Highway, Waterbury VT 05676, or via email to clerkbolton@gmavt.net.

Planning Commission: The Planning Commission is seeking a new member, to be appointed in February 2023.  This member will be completing a three-year term which expires in March of 2023, and hopefully staying on for a new three year term. expiring in March 2026.  The Planning Commission is principally responsible for drafting and amending the Bolton Town Plan and our town’s zoning regulations (the Bolton Land Use and Development Regulations ), and also participates in the regional planning process, undertakes comprehensive planning, and functions solely as a planning body.  The Planning Commission does not review development proposals or issue permits; these fall under the jurisdiction of the Development Review Board and the Zoning Administrator. If you are interested in volunteering and being appointed to the Planning Commission, please submit a letter outlining your interests and experience to the Town Office, 3045 Theodore Roosevelt Highway, Waterbury VT 05676, or via email to assistbolton@gmavt.net.

Energy Committee: The Town of Bolton is looking for members for its Energy Committee. The committee’s role will be to conduct a range of activities to decrease energy consumption in Town, promote energy efficiency, and support the development of renewable energy in the Town of Bolton. The committee will focus on activities that lower energy bills for the Town, residents, and businesses of Bolton, and create jobs in Vermont. The Committee’s activities will range from tracking current energy consumption and progress, coordinating with the Town and School district for improvements in the buildings, researching grant and financing options, organizing events and workshops,  coordinating with existing programs offered in Vermont, etc.

Please contact the Town Office if you are interested in serving our community – thank you!

 

Contact

Email: clerkbolton@gmavt.net