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Town News

PRIMARY ELECTION on AUGUST 14
Election Day Hours: 6:30 am to 7 pm
Polls: Brewster-Pierce School, Huntington Center
Here are the results of the August 14, 2018 Primary Election for Huntington and Buels Gore voters. Click here for the Official Returns of Votes.

TAXES ARE DUE AUGUST 15. The office is open 8 am to 6 pm.

Is your tax bill incorrect?
If your bill is still incorrect, you need to pay the amount for which you have been billed for the first quarter, due August 15. When an adjustment comes in from the state, it will be applied and you will receive credit toward your next installment for any money in the first quarter that was paid over the adjusted total for the quarter. This will be noted on any revised bills sent out of this office.

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE
Justice of the Peace (JP) petitions are now available for Independent candidates. Click here for a petition or pick up a petition at the Town Clerk’s Office. Petitions are due before 5 pm on August 17. Huntington has seven positions that are up for election on November 6. The JPs take office on February 1 for two years. JPs administer elections, serve on the Board of Civil Authority and Board of Abatement and can perform weddings . For information about the duties and responsibilities of the JPs, click here.

TOWN REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS: PLOWING & LAWN CARE SERVICES – deadline 9/4/2018
We are soliciting proposals for 2 separate contracts: Seasonal Plowing, Sanding & Shoveling Services and Municipal Lawn Care & Maintenance. Contactors may bid on one or both RFPs. Submission deadline is 9/4/2018. Click here for details on the Plowing & Landscaping Services RFPs.

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR NEW HUNTINGTON TOWN TREASURER
The Selectboard will soon begin the formal process of advertising for and hiring a new Town Treasurer. Application details will be available on this website on 09/05/18, with an application deadline of 09/18/18. This part-time position’s start date is 12/01/18 which ensures sufficient overlap training time with our current Town Treasurer. Click here (and look under the Selectboard heading) for a copy of the Town Treasurer Job Description. Questions can be directed to the Town Administrator (townhunt@gmavt.net / 434-4779).

FALL SOCCER, Grades 1-6, SIGN-UP
Sign up is underway for Huntington Youth Soccer’s fall program.   The registration fee is $48 (completed form is turned in with appropriate fee; medical form is filled out and signed). Click here to download the 2018 Soccer Registration form. You can also pick up form at the Huntington Town Clerk’s Office, Beaudry’s Store and the Huntington Public Library. It is bright green – you can’t miss it!

OUTDOOR BURNING
You must get a permit from Huntington’s Fire Warden before having an outdoor fire, including burning brush or backyard campfires. Permits are issued over the phone by calling Ken @ 434-2389 or page him at 350-7818 and leave a call-back number. For more information click here.

DOG REGISTRATION
All dogs must be registered by April 1 (state statute) with the Town Clerk. Current rabies certificate must be on file. Rate, since it is now after April 1: $27 $19 spayed /neutered. If you have a new dog in the family since April 1, the registration fee is: $19 or $13 spayed/neutered.

The lucky winners of the January Lucky Dip, a drawing for owners who register their dogs in the month of January are: License #25 (Sue Bacon – Daisy) and License #26 (Sarah Dumas – Macy). The winner of the January/February Lucky Dip is #69 (William & Amber Hughes – Chance). The Town Meeting Day registration Lucky Dip winner is #103 (Lauren & Zachary Jandl – Huckleberry).

EMERGENCY RESOURCES DURING THE POWER OUTAGE
Our emergency shelter at the Church in Huntington Center is available if you need access to clean water, showers, heat, cooking facilities, etc. If the church is locked & the lights are off, call Barbara at 434-5754 or page 350-6710 and we will be happy to meet you there!

CHECK OUT THE HUNTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Huntington Public Library is open on Sundays, noon to 5 pm, as well as four other days.  In addition to a wide selection of books of all genres, the Library has wifi access and public computer terminals. Huntington participates in the Home Card program, which enables Huntington and Buels Gore residents to borrow books from participating local libraries (sorry, not Fletcher Free in Burlington). Cardholders can access a variety of online educational resources and also request books through interlibrary loan. It is located in the Union Meeting House in the Lower Village. Click here for the HPL website.

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School News
BREWSTER-PIERCE SCHOOL IS COLLECTING BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION – When you purchase certain cereals, soup or other products at the local store, check the label. If there is a small emblem on the box top or on the side of the can, cut it out to give to the Partners in Education at Brewster-Pierce School. Each little emblem is worth ten cents when they are sent in (December and April). Drop off at the school or the Town Clerk’s Office. To read more about the program, click here for Box tops.