Morning Briefing


Wednesday, Sept. 4

Battenkill Grange meets

ARLINGTON -- Battenkill Grange will meet at the Grange Hall on at 7 p.m. There will be several important topics to discuss, so members should try to attend this meeting. Remember to bring an item for the Arlington Food Shelf. Refreshments will be served. Pownal Legion Auxiliary meeting

POWNAL --The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 90 in Pownal, Vermont will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at American Legion Post 90 on Route 7. President Linda Moxley will preside over the meeting. All members are urged to attend. Committee chair members will be appointed for the 2013-2014 year. Programs for the veterans will be discussed. New members are welcome and applications will be available.


Pownal Development Review Board

Town Office, 6 p.m.

Agenda: Regular meeting: Approval of Sept. 4 agenda; approval of regular meeting minutes of Aug. 7; mail; other business: pending permits; public comments.

Woodford School District Board of Directors

Woodford Hollow School, regular meeting, 3 p.m.

Agenda: Action Items: Financial: Treasurer’s report: Aug. 2013; Consent Agenda: Minutes Aug. 7, Warrants, Nominations: Gary Grogan: Old Business: Board of Directors’ vacancy; Reports: Principal, Sandy Foster, Enrollments, Summer Cleaning, Superintendent, Catherine McClure, Chair, Mark Tilley: Food Service Committee, Next scheduled meeting will be Sept. 19. No meeting held in August; Other; Budget Status Report; Executive Session for Personnel Matters if necessary.

Bennington School District Board

SVSU Central Office, 6 p.m. BSD Retreat: "The Essential Work of School Boards," VSBA. Conference room

7:30 p.m., Regular meeting.

Agenda: Citizens comments; financial report: treasurer’s report, July and August, budget dtatus report, financial task list from Aug. 7 meeting, fiscal 2015 budget planning: budget development related to technology, Frank Barnes; personnel: change in contracted services with regard to new position request: special education teacher, reassignments; consent agenda; educational matters: regular education: opening week professional development: literacy; special education: resource/support team for ASD students, their faculty and staff; old business; committee/board meeting reports: SVSU board meeting Aug. 28, FSAC Food Service Advisory Committee, next meeting Sept. 19; chair’s report: VSBA Regional meeting update, VSBA annual meeting and conference at Lake Morey, Oct. 24 and 25; superintendent’s report: student enrollments 2013-2014, technology: re-establishment of the BSD Technology Committee; other; task list review for this meeting; executive session for ESP contract and student matter.


Auction to benefit Bullock building

READSBORO -- The annual fall auction will be held on Saturday, Sept.13 at the EJ Bullock Building, Main Street, Readsboro beginning at noon. A preview of items will be at 9 a.m. A larger than ever selection of dropleaf tables, chairs, old bottles and other attic treasures will be auctioned by Bob Tool assisted by Bob Lambert. Food and beverages will be available. All proceeds will go to the Bullock Building basement renovations. Donations of items will be gratefully accepted. For more information call Bob Tool at 802-423-7648 or Betty Bolognani 802-423-5432.

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